Thomas Zimmerer

Senior Vice President Business & Product Development – OHB
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Postal address OHB Digital Connect GmbH Weberstrasse 21 55130 Mainz / Germany

Education

  • 1982:   Dipl.-Ing. FH, Hochschule Mainz, Applied University of Sciences, Mainz, Germany

Positions held

  • 2011 – date        Senior Vice President Business & Product Development OHB Digital Connect GmbH, former: MT Mechatronics GmbH
  • 2006 – 2011     Managing Director, MT Mechatronics GmbH, Germany
  • 1982 – 2006     various positions: Manager Business Unit Antennas/Telescopes, Design Engineer, Project Manager, Program Manager, General Site Manager, MAN Technologie AG (predecessor to MT Mechatronics GmbH)

Collaborations

  • 13.2 m VGOS Telescopes (Spain, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Finland, South Africa)
  • 32 m Radio Telescope University of Manchester, Cambridge, UK
  • 32 m Receive Communication Antenna UK, Bude Cornwall
  • 40 m Radio Telescope Turning Head IGN Yebes, Spain
  • 40 m Radio Telescope Chiang Mai Thailand (under construction)
  • 50 m Radio Telescope Pico la Negra, Mexico
  • 64 m Radio Telescope Sardinia with active surface, Italy
  • 100 m Radio Telescope Effelsberg, Germany, replacement AZ track, M2 active surface
  • 110 m Radio Telescope QTT China Concept Study, establishment of purchase documents
  • 12 m ALMA, Chile, European part (25 antennas)
  • SKA Demonstrator South Africa
  • 4 m DKIST optical solar telescope USA/Hawaii
  • GMT 25m Optical Telescope USA/Chile
Tags: WP2-Design, Engineering
Published Mar. 3, 2021 1:55 PM - Last modified Mar. 17, 2021 3:46 PM