Director emeritus of the Department Systems Theoretical Fundamentals of Process and Bioprocess Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ernst Dieter Gilles is the founding director of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems Magdeburg. From 1997 to 2008 he was director at MPI Magdeburg and Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society. From 1999 on he was honorary professor at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. Until 2011 he headed the research group Systems Biology at the MPI Magdeburg.