Michael Niedermayer, born 1971 in Berlin, received his diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin in 1999. Parallel, he got a further diploma in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences, Berlin (FHTW) in 1999. Afterwards, he worked as research engineer in the field of MEMS relays for Siemens and Tyco Electronics. In 2002, he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration as a scientist. In 2007 he finished his doctoral studies in the field of miniaturized radio sensor systems. Besides the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (Dr.-Ing.), he obtained a Ph.D. degree (Dr. rer. oec.) in economics from the Technical University of Berlin in 2010. From 2008 until 2014, Michael Niedermayer was the head of the group Technology Oriented Design Methods in the department System Design & Integration. From November 2014 until March 2016, Michael Niedermayer worked as a Principal Expert at the Research and Technology Center within the Corporate Technology department of the SIEMENS AG. Since April 2016 he works as professor for the Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. His research is focused on smart sensor systems and new manufactoring technologies for innovative electronic products.