Dr. David Tumpold

mail: contact@addaid.net
web: http://www.addaid.net

Heimstettener Moosweg 1,
D-85551 Kirchheim b. Munich

addaid GmbH
HRB M√ľnchen 260397


Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg

Oct.2020 – today
Head of Forefront Innovation Environmental Sensors
– Innovative solutions for next generation gas sensors and environmental sensors
– Non dispersive sensing and photo-acoustic spectroscopy for multi gas sensing
– Lab setups and concepts
Feb.2019 – Sept.2020
Head of Sensor Forefront Innovation
– Innovation project management in the field of next generation sensors
– Fields of consumer applications, IoT and mobile.
– Starting from scratch with an idea and bringing it via prototyping and conceptual studies towards product development handover.
Oct.2015 – Jan.2019
MEMS Innovation Engineer in the pre-development / innovation group.

– Leading and innovation and system projects for next generation sensors
– Fields are IoT, consumer applications and mobile.

ALTEN GmbH, Munich

Jan.2015 – Sept.2015
Consultant as Innovation Engineer for Infineon Technologies AG;

– Part of predevelopment and innovation team
– Low noise circuit design to support ASIC readouts
– Discrete electronics design and PCB layout, assembly and setup implementation
– Modeling and simulation of MEMS transducers

University of Technology, Vienna

Feb.2012 – Dez.2014
Postdoc Student (Industrial)

Simulation, Modeling and Prototyping of MEMS transducers
– Digital sound reconstruction
– Finite element modeling (FEM) of nonlinear coupled fields
– Acoustic setup and demonstrator build for multi channel digital sound reconstruction with MEMS transducers

Mai.2012 – Feb.2014
Research PhD Student (Industrial)

(Continuation of work from Alps Adriatic University, Klagenfurt)
PhD research in MEMS Speakers in colaberation with Infineon Technologies AG
– Simulation and Modeling (Matlab, FEM, …)
– Digital sound reconstruction and prototyping of control hardware
– Optimization and pre-distortion of electrical control signals based on neuronal networks

Alps Adriatic University, Klagenfurt

Mai.2010 – Apr.2012
Research Student, Master Thesis

Master and PhD thesis in MEMS Speakers in colaberation with Infineon Technologies AG
– Simulation and Modeling (Matlab, FEM, …)
– Digital sound reconstruction and prototyping of control hardware
Research assistant for founded projects

KAI Kompetenzzentrum Automobil- u. Industrieelektronik GmbH, Villach

Jun.2006 – Juli.2010
System Development Engineer and Prototype Engineer

Laboratory assistance and support
– Measuring and characterization of power switches
– Discrete circuit design and manufacturing (yes, also PBC manufacturing)
– Hardware support of different PhD thesis’
– Development of contact less seat occupation detection system based on electric field sensing
– Measurement automation via Matlab and LabVIEW


University of Technology, Vienna

Dr.-techn, PhD; Sensors and Actuator Systems
Focus on modeling and simulation of digital sound reconstruction of MEMS transducers
– Development of modular hardware principle for DSR demonstrator
– Finding and optimizing different digital sound reconstruction techniques
– Using neuronal networks for linearization of pre-distorted MEMS transducers

Alps Adriatic University, Klagenfurt

Diplom-Ingenieur, MsC; Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation Technology
Focus on: Applied mechatronics
– Simulation and Modeling of nonlinear coupled fields
– R&D track
Complementary track: Pervasive computing
– Microcontroller networks
– Communication in different networks (low power, IoT, ..)

Carintian University of Applied Sciences, Villach

Diplom-Ingenieur, MsC; Electrical Engineering
Focus in electrical engineering
Specialisation: Sensor and actuator systems
Side field: Measurement and control theory, Signal theory
Master thesis: Contactless seat occupation detection system based on electric field sensing

School for Higher Technical Education (HTL), Klagenfurt

Ingenieur and A-Level; Electrical Engienering and Power Electronics
A-Level degree with technical background
– Electrical engineering and power electronics
– Handcrafting education in milling, drilling as well as computer numerical control