Stefan Schlautmann studied Applied Physics at the Münster University of Applied Sciences in Germany. He specialized in Micro System Technology and graduated in August 1998. Since September 1998 he is working as cleanroom technician at the University of Twente. During his career at the UT he has been active in the design, simulation and fabrication of numerous microfluidic devices. A selection of the devices he worked on can be found in his publications list.