Iím Eckhard, nice to meet you. Did Sigi tell you wild stories about me? Well, donít take them too seriously. After all, Sigi is a just a little rabbit who hasnít seen enough of this world yet to know whatís weird and what is not (and you donít simply believe everything a little furry creature with long ears tells you ... or do you?)

OK, here are a few word about myself:

I was born on January 14, 1969 in the sleepy town of Westerstede, located in north-western Germany just a bit too far beyond the last strongholds of urban civilization. Thatís where I lived and went to school until 1988, except for the school year 1985/86, which I spent in the USA as an exchange student at Oak Glen High School in Chester, West Virginia.

From 1989 to 1994, I studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig. In 1995, I went to Kaiserslautern to work on my Ph.D. degree, first at the University of Kaiserslautern and from 1996 to 2000 at the Fraunhofer Insitute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM). In July 2000, after having completed my Ph.D. work on symbolic analysis of analog circuits, I joined Infineon Technologies in Munich where I have been working as a CAD engineer since then.

In my free time (of which there is rather little nowadays) Iím working on web projects like this one and the Analog Insydes Developersí Corner.