Dr. Michael Willsch was born on 18th of February in 1971 in Jena in Germany. He studied Physics at the Julius-Maximilian University in Würzburg in Germany from1990 till 1996 and the state University of New York in Albany in the US from 1994 till 1995. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University Dortmund in 2004. Since 1997 he works in the Corporate Technology Department of the Siemens AG in Erlangen in Germany on the development of fiber optical sensors for applications in Power industry.
He has more than 40 publications and holds over 50 patents.