Instructor profile  Farzad Parsaie

Farzad Parsaie, Ph.D.

Founder of SAND Microsystems GmbH, Switzerland

Farzad Parsaie is an experienced engineer and entrepreneur working for more than 25 years in the area of Semiconductors and Sensor research and development. In his work he focuses primarily on MEMS/Sensor and Photonic Products (such as Optical Sensors and LiDAR).

Dr. Parsaie previously worked at the Institute of Microelectronics from Technical University Berlin, Philips Semiconductors AG, NXP Semiconductors AG, ams AG and Elesta GmbH. He has been in charge of CMOS Analog/Mixed-Signal and RF Design, Optoelectronics, MEMS interfacing and industrial sensors from feasibility study and development to industrialization with strong focus on miniaturization through ASIC and (Co-)Packaging. As an expert in different areas he has worked with several leading semiconductor and product companies as customer and contributed to minimize their development risks and cost.

Dr. Parsaie has been a member of the Continuing Education Institute-Europe faculty since 2020.

Course #063 Optical Sensors: Photodetector, Low Noise Interfacing, Signal Conditioning and ASIC Integration
Course #064 LiDAR Sensors from System to Transistor/Device Level and Miniaturization through ASIC and (Co-)Packaging