The Vauban neighborhood in Freiburg, Germany.

in scientific cooperation with

Fraunhofer ISE

The program management team:


Philipp Bucher

Program Coordination

Contact Person for: Prospective Students, Public Relations


T: +49 761 203-7213


Barbara Gumbert

Educational Office

Contact person for: Registration, Exams, General administration


T: +49 761 203-98655

Office hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the morning.


Sebastian Illner

Instructional design


T: +49 761 203 97938


Ilja Lange

Administrative support


T: +49 761 203 97938


Daniel Sassiat, MA

Technical E-Learning Support


T: +49 761 203-4683 


Mohammadreza Aghaei, PhD

Scientific Research

Contact Person for: Cooperations with the Middle East


T: +49 761 203-7213


The directorate:


Prof. Dr. Leonhard M. Reindl

Leonhard Reindl is a full professor at the Laboratory for Electrical Instrumentation in the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) of the University of Freiburg, which he is also leading. Before accepting this position, he worked in the microacoustics group of the Siemens Corporate Technology Department in Munich, Germany. His primary research concentrates on the development and application of a variety of surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensor systems.

Leonhard Reindl is a member of the IEEE and several other professional associations, including the European Security Research and Innovation Forum ESRIF. He was an elected member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society from 2005 to 2007. He holds more than 30 patents on SAW devices and wireless passive sensors and has authored or co-authored more than 150 papers in this field. 


Prof. Dr. Stefan Glunz

Stefan Glunz is one of the main initiators of this Master Program at the University of Freiburg. He is head of the Department of Silicon Solar Cells – Development and Characterization at the Fraunhofer ISE and a full professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg.

His research focuses on new solar cell designs and advanced metallization concepts for thin silicon wafers. The superior results in his department include achieving the world record efficiency for multicrystalline silicon solar cells of 20.3% and the world record efficiency for fluorescent collectors. He has more than 130 papers in the field of Photovoltaics.

Postal Address

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Solar Energy Engineering
Georges-Köhler-Allee 10
79110 Freiburg