Oliver Brand received his diploma degree in Physics from Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany in 1990, and his Ph.D. degree (Doctor of Natural Sciences) from ETH Zurich, Switzerland in 1994. From 1995 to 1997, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Tech. From 1997 to 2002, he was a lecturer at ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland and deputy director of the Physical Electronics Laboratory (PEL). In January 2003, Dr. Brand joined the Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Dr. Brand has co-authored more than 120 publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings. His research interests are in the areas of CMOS-based microsystems, microsensors, MEMS fabrication technologies, and microsystem packaging.