TUM Ambassador Professor Patrick Dewilde about the importance of networks for scientific thinking

Based on his experience as former Director of TUM-IAS, Professor Patrick Dewilde highlights the role of networks for innovative, forward-thinking science and explains why it makes sense to have a university-wide Research Alumni Network at TUM.

Professor Dewilde is Distinguished Affiliated Professor at the TUM Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. From 2008 to 2013 he has been serving as Founding Director of the Institute for Advanced Study of TUM. In December 2013 he has been awarded the honorary title of „TUM Ambassador“ for his outstanding scientific merits and relentless engagement for the university.