Wednesday, 22 May, 2013
Prof. Gerhard Abstreiter named new Director of the TUM IAS
Institute for Advanced Study
The NIM member Prof. Gerhard Abstreiter has been named as the new director of the Institute for Advanced Study at the Technische Universität München (TUM-IAS), effective 1st April 2013.
World renowned in the fields of semiconductor research and nanotechnology, Abstreiter has been a full professor in the TUM Department of Physics since 1987 and has served as director of both the Walter Schottky Institute and the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials since their inception. He succeeds Prof. Patrick Dewilde, founding director of the TUM-IAS, who will be returning to his native Belgium upon retirement.