Who was Ambros Lüthi?
Ambros Lüthi studied mathematics and biology (B.A.) at the University of Bern and subsequently was trained as system engineer by IBM. After 10 years of working at IBM in Zurich, Boca Raton/USA and Bern, he began his studies in economics at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Fribourg, from which he gained his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) and habilitation (Dr. habil.). In 1988 he was appointed (Full) Professor of Computer Science at the University of Fribourg.
Ambros Lüthi was a scholar in both natural and social sciences. He was convinced that the current and future problems of our world can be solved only in interdisciplinary collaboration. He developed new perspectives for an economy that behaves in an ethical manner and is aware of the limitations of the world.