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Dr.-Ing. Jochen Kieninger

Senior scientist, lecturer


Dr.-Ing. Jochen Kieninger studied Physics and Microsystems engineering at the University of Freiburg. In 2003 he received his diploma as "Dipl.-Ing. Mikrosystemtechnik".

Afterward he worked as scientific staff member and since 2008 as group leader in the Laboratory for Sensors. From 2009 to 2010 he worked as scientific staff member in the School of Soft Matter Research at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) with Prof. Andreas Manz.

Since 2010 he was head of the SENSORTECH group in the Laboratory for Sensors and completed his PhD in 2011 with the academic title "Dr.-Ing.". In 2012 he was nominated as Lecturer (Akademischer Rat), in 2018 he was nominated as Akademischer Oberrat.

Mr. Kieninger is Academic Adviser for Microsystems Engineering.



Research interests

  • Electrochemical sensors, biosensors
  • Microsensors for biomedical engineering and neurotechnology
  • Metabolic monitoring in cell culture and organ-on-chip systems with microsensors
  • Electrochemical methods for MEMS applications
  • Microtechnology (dry-film resists, electrodeposition, hybrid technology)


  • Electrochemical Methods for Engineers (winter term)
  • BioMEMS (summer term)



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