Prof. Dr. J. Michael Köhler is the head of the Department of Physical Chemistry
and Microreaction Technology at the Technical University of
Ilmenau (Germany) since 2001. He studied Chemistry in Halle an der
Saale as well as in Jena (PhD 1986), where he also get habilitated in General and Physical
Chemistry in 1992. Between 1991 and 2001 he was the head of microsystem department and the department of biotechnical microsystems at the IPHT Jena. He taught at the Universities of Wuppertal and Jena between 1991 and 2000. M. Köhler has published inter alia more than 100 journal articles and edited books on microlithography, microsystem and microreaction technology, environmental technology and nanotechnology.