Robert D. Thompson

Scientific director of MATERFAD

Robert D. Thompson Casas is a professor, science communicator and researcher. His academic background is trivalent in biotechnology and medical ethics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (USA), industrial design from the Art Center College of Design (USA) and in design, strategy and management studies from INSEAD International Business School in Fontainebleau (France).

He is currently focused on the research and development of an integrative branch of study that aims to study and define the foundational relationships of form, function, intelligence, meaning and connection of matter, thus bridging the innovation gap between the fundamental sciences and the creative disciplines.