Organization

Organizational Structure

According to paragraphs 18 and 19 of the Statutes of BAdW the research program of WMI is decided on by its Scientific Directors and supervised by its Scientific Advisory Board. The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are appointed by the Section III "Naturwissenschaften, Mathematik, Technikwissenschaften" of BAdW for five years. They include members of BAdW, representatives of the two Munich universities (TUM and LMU), as well as leading national and international scientists. The head of the Scientific Advisory Board must be member of BAdW.

Scientific Advisory Board of the Walther-Meißner-Institute

The present members of the WMI Scientific Advisory Board are:

  • Vollhardt, Dieter (BAdW and University of Augsburg, chairman)
  • Abstreiter, Gerhard (BAdW and TU Munich, deputy chairman)
  • Bloch, Immanuel (BAdW, LMU Munich and Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics)
  • Bühler-Paschen, Silke (TU Vienna)
  • Finley, Jonathan (TU Munich)
  • Hänsch, Theodor (BAdW, LMU Munich and Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics)
  • Hartmann, Michael (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)
  • Molenkamp, Laurens (BAdW and University of Würzburg)
  • Wallraff, Andreas (ETH Zurich)
  • Weiss, Dieter (University of Regensburg)

Organigram of the Walther-Meißner-Institute

The WMI is headed by a Board of Scientific Directors, which is responsible for the development of the Research Program of WMI. The Scientific Directors hold full professor positions at one of the Munich universities (TUM or LMU). They are appointed in a joint process of the respective university and BAdW. The Scientific Directors are supported by the WMI Management Board, consisting of the deputy director, the technical director and an elected representative of the scientific staff. It is headed by the managing director and is responsible for the implementation of the research program. The WMI Management Board is appointed by the Section III "Naturwissenschaften, Mathematik, Technikwissenschaften" of BAdW for five years at the suggestion of the members of the WMI Scientific Advisory Board.

You can download WMI organigram here.