Prof. Dr. Ing.
|2004 – 2005||Research Scholar, NSF Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, Prof. Kazanzides / Prof. R. Taylor|
|2006 – 2011||Research Scientist, Microsystems Materials Laboratory, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), Freiburg, Germany, Prof. O. Paul / cooperation with Prof. Th. Stieglitz|
|2012 – 2015||Research Engineer, Department of Microsystems Technology, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen, Germany, Dr. F. Lärmer|
|2015 – 2018||Project Manager / Product Manager, Bosch Healthcare Solutions (BHCS) GmbH, Waiblingen, Germany|
|2018 – present||Head of Department “Micro- and Nanosystems”, Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Duisburg, Germany|
|2018 – present||W3 Professor for “Micro- and Nanosystems for Medical Technology”, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany|
Academic Qualification and Education
|2007||Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Major in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Computer Science), Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany|
|2013||Doctor of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Germany|
|2018||W3 Professor at University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany|
- Solid State Physics (Winter Semesters, 2006 – 2011), B.Sc. Level
- Semiconductors (Sommer Semesters, 2006 – 2011), B.Sc. Level
- Electrical Engineering (Sommer Semesters, 2007 – 2008), B.Sc. Level
- Cleanroom Lab Class (Summer Semesters, 2008 – 2011), B.Sc. Level.
- Introduction to Multi-Physics Simulation (Summer Semesters, since 2018), B.Sc.Level
- Active electrical implants (Winter Semesters, since 2018), M.Sc. Level
Honors, Awards, Scholarships and Other Appointments (Selection)
|05/2000||Jugend forscht (German, nationwide program for nationwide program for promotion of young researchers), 2nd prize Saxony State Competition; Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Award; Saxony State Ministry for Economic Affairs and Labor Award|
|2004 - 2006||German National Academic Foundation, National scholarship|
|2010||IEEE BioCAS 2010, Co-author of Best Paper Award|
|2011||Student Paper Competition Award – Third Place at IEEE Sensors 2012|
|2013||IEEE MEMS 2013 Outstanding Paper Award|
|2013||Hojjat Adeli Award for Outstanding Contributions in Neural Systems|
|2014||Klee-Award of DGBMT for promoting young academic talents|
|2018||reddot Award and iF Award|
|2018||Bosch Innovation Award|
(Bio-)MEMS/NEMS, CMOS-based sensor technologies, biosignal processing, lab-on-a-chip systems; miniaturized, wireless pressure sensors for medical implants, highly-sensitive optical and electrical biomedical nanosensors; neural interfacing technologies
Key Publications / Patents
- S. Herwik, S. Kisban, A.A.A. Aarts, K. Seidl, G. Girardeau, K. Benchenane, M.B. Zugaro, S.I. Wiener, O. Paul, H.P. Neves, P. Ruther. Fabrication technology for silicon based microprobe arrays used in acute and sub-chronic neural recording. J. of Micromech. and Microeng., 2009, vol. 19, p. 074008(11pp).
- K. Seidl, S. Spieth, S. Herwik, J. Steigert, R. Zengerle, O. Paul, P. Ruther. In-plane silicon probes for simultaneous neural recording. J. of Microm. and Microeng., vol. 20, no. 10, 105006(11p), 2010.
- P. Ruther, S. Herwik, S. Kisban, K. Seidl, O. Paul. Recent progess in neural probes using silicon MEMS Technology, IEEJ Trans. Electr. And Electronic Eng., vol. 5, pp. 505-15, 2010.
- K. Seidl, T. Torfs, P.A. De Mazière, G. Van Dijck, R. Csercsa, B. Dombovari, Y. Nurcahyo, H. Ramirez, M.M. Van Hulle, G.A. Orban, O. Paul, I. Ulbert, H. Neves, P. Ruther. Control and data acquisition software for microprobe arrays with electronic depth control. Biomed. Tech. (Special Issue Neuromath), vol. 55, pp. 183-191, 2010.
- K. Seidl, S. Herwik, T. Torfs, H. Neves, O. Paul, and P. Ruther, “CMOS-based high-density silicon microprobe array for electronic depth control in intracortical neural recording,” J. Microelectromech. Syst., vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 1439-48, 2011.
- G. V. Dijck, K. Seidl, O. Paul, P. Ruther, M. M. V. Hulle, and R. Maex, “Enhancing the yield of high-density electrode arrays through automated electrode selection,” Int. J. Neural Systems, vol. 22, no.1, pp. 1-19, 2012.
- K. Seidl, M. Schwaerzle, I. Ulbert, H. Neves, O. Paul, and P. Ruther, “CMOS-based high-density silicon microprobe array for electronic depth control in intracortical neural recording—characterization and application,” J. Microelectromech. Syst., vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1426-35, 2012.
- T. Torfs, A. Aarts, M. Erismis, J. Aslam, R. Yazicioglu, K. Seidl, S. Herwik, I. Ulbert, B. Dombovari, R. Fiath, B. P. Kerekes, R. Puers, P. Ruther, C. V. Hoof, and H. Neves, “Two-dimensional multi-channel neural probes with electronic depth control,” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Circuits Syst., vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 198-201, 2011.
- M. Schwaerzle, K. Seidl, U. Schwarz, O. Paul and P. Ruther, "Ultracompact optotrode with integrated laser diode chips and SU-8 waveguides for optogenetic applications," Tech. Digest IEEE MEMS Conf. 2013 (Taipei, Taiwan), pp. 1029–32, 2013.
- B. Faltin, J. Rupp, J. Steigert, Ch. Dorrer, K. Seidl, “Microfluidic Device and Method for Analysing Samples”, US Patent App. 16/348,673, 2019.