Professor Mikael Ostling
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Speaker at Sustainable Materials and Nanodevices
Speaking on “Towards Zero Carbon Economy by Advancements in Wide Band Gap Semiconductor Technology”
Mikael Östling is a Professor in solid state electronics at the Faculty of Electronics Engineering of KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He is currently the Deputy President of KTH and was the Dean of the School of Information and Communication Technology, KTH, between 2004 – 2012. Östling was a senior visiting Fulbright Scholar 1993-94 at the Center for Integrated Systems at Stanford University, and a visiting professor at the University of Florida, Gainesville. In 2005 he co-founded the company TranSiC. He has been frequently engaged as expert reviewer for the framework programs in EU and for the European Research Council. Mikael Östling was an editor of the IEEE Electron Device Letters 2005-2014 and an editor-in-chief of the IEEE Journal of Electron Devices Society 2016-19. Östling is a Fellow of the IEEE. His research interests are silicon/silicon germanium devices and process technology for very high frequency, as well as device technology for wide bandgap semiconductors with special emphasis on silicon carbide for high power applications.