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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hubert Brückl

Head of Department for Integrated Sensorsystems and Head of Center of Micro and Nano Sensors

Priv.-Doz. Dr.  Hubert Brückl

Wing Bauteil E, 2. Floor
+43 (0)2622 23420-18
+43 (0)2622 23420-99

Donau-Universität Krems
Department für Integrierte Sensorsysteme
Viktor Kaplan Str. 2 E
2700 Wiener Neustadt

Hubert Brückl graduated in Physics and received his PhD in 1992 from the University of Regensburg. He joined as postdoc the Technical University of Darmstadt until 1994. He then worked as senior scientist and group leader at the Institute of Solid State and Material Research (IFW) in Dresden. In 1998, he took up a position as research associate in the Department of Thin Films and Nanostructures at the University of Bielefeld. After a research sabbatical at Siemens AG and habilitation in 2004, he got an assistant professorship in Bielefeld. From 2005 until 2012, he was head of the business unit “Nano Systems” with more than 40 employees in the Health & Environment Department at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in Vienna. Now, he holds a position as research unit manager at the Center of Integrated Sensor Systems of the Danube University Krems. His scientific interests cover thin films, magnetism, sensors and nanotechnology. He got more than 160 publications in international peer-reviewed journals and more than 350 contributions and invited lectures on various conferences, seminars, etc. He was organizer of scientific conferences in Germany, Austria and US, got several awards, holds several patents, and is evaluator for European funding agencies.


2004 habilitation at University of Bielefeld
1992 Ph.D. in Physics at University of Regensburg
1988 Diploma in Physics at University of Regensburg

Professional and Teaching Experience

since 2016 head of the Center for Integrated Sensor Systems at Danube University Krems
since 2013 research unit manager at Danube University Krems
2005 - 2012 head of the Nano Systems unit at Austrian Institute of Technology
2004 - 2005 assistant professor at University of Bielefeld
1998 - 2003 research associate in the Department of Thin Films and Nanostructures at University of Bielefeld
1994 - 1998 senior scientist at the Institute of Solid State and Material Research (IFW) in Dresden
1992 - 1994 research associate at Technical University of Darmstadt