Prof. (a.i.) Dr. Gabriele Schrag studied physics at the University of Stuttgart and received her doctorate (with honors) and her venia legendi from the Technical University of Munich. She is currently Professor ad interim at the Chair of Physics of Electrotechnology of the Technical University of Munich. Her group works in the field of modeling and design of MEMS with a specific focus on virtual prototyping and predictive simulation methodologies, parameter extraction, and model verification for microdevices and microsystems.