Director emeritus of the Department Systems Theoretical Fundamentals of Process and Bioprocess Engineering
The staff of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems Magdeburg is in mourning with the recent passing of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ernst Dieter Gilles, the Founding Director of the institute.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ernst Dieter Gilles was Emeritus Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society and the Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems in Magdeburg, where he served as director from 1997 to 2008. Prof. Gilles was head of the Systems Biology
research group until 2011. In 1999 he also became an honorary professor at the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg.