Klaus Mainzer: Future through Sustainable Innovation
Author Prof. Dr. Klaus Mainzer
Prof. Mainzer (*1947) works as a philosopher of science on the fundamentals and future perspectives of science and technology. The focus is on basic mathematical research and computer modeling of science and technology. He became known as a complexity researcher who focuses on complex systems, algorithms and artificial intelligence in nature, technology and society.
Prof. Mainzer studied mathematics, physics and philosophy at the University of Münster, where he received his doctorate on philosophy and the foundations of mathematics (1973) and his habilitation in philosophy. Before his appointment to the Chair of Philosophy and Philosophy of Science at TUM and his work as director of the Carl von Linde Academy in 2008, he worked as a professor (1981-1988) and vice-rector (1985-1988) at the University of Konstanz and as a professor and founding director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Computer Science (1988-2008) at the University of Augsburg. He was the founding director of the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) and has been TUM Emeritus of Excellence since 2016.
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00:52:58 Prof. Dr. Klaus Mainzer: Future through Sustainable Innovation