Prof. Dr. Andreas Schütze

Professor for Measurement Science and Technology

Lab for Measurement Technology (LMT):
Saarland University
Dept. Systems Engineering
Building A5.1, Room 2.33
University Campus
66123 Saarbrücken

Phone: +49 681 - 302 4663

Fax: +49 681 - 302 4665

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Academic record

Membership in various associations and scientfic networks:


- Member of AMA Association for Sensors and Measurement, from 2009 until 2017 head of the AMA Science Board and member of the AMA executive board
- Member of the Forschungsgesellschaft für Messtechnik, Sensorik und Medizintechnik e.V. Dresden
- member (since 2008) and chairman (since 2010) of the fms/ProcessNet joined committee Sensoren und Sensorsysteme
- Member of the Steering Committee and Chairman of Working Group 2 "Indoor Air Quality" of the European Sensor System Cluster (ESSC)
- Scientific advisor of the Innovationsplattform Magnetische Mikrosysteme INNOMAG e.v.
- Memebr of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Hochschullehrer für Messtechnik AHMT e.V.
- Member of VDE e.V., the German Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies, since 2007 Member of the advisory board, since 2010 member of the executive board and since 2015 Chairman of the executive board of VDE Saar, the regional organization of VDE in Saarland.
- Member of IEEE
- Member of the expert committee 1.10 Basics of Measurement Science of VDI/VDE-GMA

- Member of the Editorial Board Journal of Sensors and Sensor Systems (JSSS)
- Memeber of the Editorial Boards Journal of Sensors
- Reviewer for various scientific journals (Sens. & Act. B, IEEE Sensors J, JSSS, Meas. Sci. & Techn., PhysChemPhys, ACA, ...)
- Reviewer for various regional, national and international funding agencies (DFG, BMBF, EU, DBU, AiF, ...)
- Member of the program committee of several international and national conferences (IEEE Sensors C., ISOEN, Eurosensors, SENSOR), session chair and organizor of several special sessions

- Co-founder of 3S GmbH - Sensors, Signal Processing, Systems, Saarbrücken

Outreach and PUSH activities:

- Founder of the student lab SinnTec and founding member of  SaarLab, the association of student labs in Saarland
- Founding member of Lernort Labor - Bundesverband der Schülerlabore e.V. (national association)
- Founding member of MINT-Campus Alte Schmelz e.V.
- Founding member and chairman of Förderverein Schülerforschungszentrum Saarlouis e.V.


- Member of the department board (Fakultätsrat) of the Faculty of naturla Sciences and Technology II (10/2002 - 3/2006 and 10/2008-9/2016)
- Vice dean of the Faculty for Physics and Mechatronic Engineering (4/2004 - 3/2006)
- Dean of the Faculty Physics and Mechatronic Engineering (4/2006 - 9/2008)
- Member of Saarland Universities academic senate 10/2012-9/2012
- Member of the research funding committee of Saarland University  2002 – 2004 and since 10/2016

- Founding member of the Microtechnology Transfer Center Mitranz
- Founding member of ZeMA GmbH, Centre for Mechatronics and Automation


1984 – 1994 Studied physics at RWTH Aachen;
subsequent PhD at Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen, research group Prof. Dr. D. Kohl;
Main focus: gas measurement systems: sensor preparation and characterisation; sensor systems; signal evaluation; surface analytics; mass spectrometry; UHV technology
1990 Diploma in Physics, RWTH Aachen
1994 Promotion (PhD) in Applied Physics, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
1992 – 1994 scientific employee, E.T.R. GmbH, Dortmund;
responsible for R&D of sensors and sensor systems for automative cabin air quality (CAQ)
1994 – 1998 scientific employee, VDI/VDE-IT GmbH, Teltow;
support of public funding programs in the fields of microsystems technology and technology-based start-ups of the Geran Fedaral Ministry for Education and  (BMBF); national and international technology transfer; networking
1998 - 2000 FH Niederrhein, Dept. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor for Sensors and Microsystems
seit April 2000 Saarland University, Lab for Measurement Technology
August - Dezember 2009 Visiting professor (W.W. Clyde Chair) at the University of Utah, College of Engineering, Dept. ECE, Salt Lake City, Utah, US