Herwig Hahn received the Dipl.-Ing. and Dr.-Ing. (with honors) in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen University (RWTH), Aachen, Germany, in 2010 and 2014, respectively.
From 2008 to 2009 he was a Student Research Assistent in the Silicon Research Group, Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland. From 2009 to 2010 he held his internship at United Monolithic Semiconductors, Ulm, Germany. From 2010 to 2015, he was a Research Assistent at RWTH. Since 2015, he has been a Post-Doc at IBM Research Zurich.
Dr. Hahn was a recipient of the Best Student Award at the 18th International Workshop on Dielectrics in Microelectronic (WODIM) in 2014 and of the Borchers Plakette from RWTH Aachen University in 2015.
His research interests includes compound semiconductor electronic, optoelectronic and photonic devices.