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Pathways in Physics: Dr. Mathias Mews - Physicist as Development Engineer

Jan 19, 2022 | 06:00 PM s.t.
Dr. Mathias Mews

Dr. Mathias Mews
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Dr. Mathias Mews studied physics at the Freie Universität Berlin and received his doctorate at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and the Technical University Berlin. After that and during his PhD work, he conducted research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and developed processes for silicon heterojunction solar cells using plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD) tools.

Dr. Mathias Mews has been working as an engineer at Bosch for about three years, developing process steps and process blocks for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) such as ultra-sensitive optical, pressure and motion sensors.

Dr. Mathias Mews will talk about his path into physics research, his activities at Bosch as well as why he goes everywhere by bike and still lives in car maniac country Schwaben.

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  • 2012   M.Sc. Physics, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2016   PhD at HZB and TU Berlin
  • 2016-18   Postdoctoral Researcher at HZB
  • seit 2018 Development Engineer

My advice to future physicists

The most fun and educating part of a job is the beginning, when you are not yet good at it.

Further Information

Language: English

Students can ask questions in English or German.

About "Pathways in Physics"

In the online talk series for students of physics, different speakers will talk about their own pathway in physics: why they became physicists, how they recognized what their interests in physics were and how they went about getting positions in research and industry. We invite speakers from the Department of Physics, different research institutions as well as from various industries.

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  • Beruf
  • Bosch
  • Ingenieur
  • Karriere
  • Methias Mews
  • Pathways in Physics