Patrick Ruch


Patrick Ruch


Senior Research Scientist, AI for Scientific Discovery


IBM Research Europe - Zurich Zurich, Switzerland


Patrick Ruch is Senior Research Scientist at IBM Research Europe - Zurich and member of the team developing AI for Scientific Discovery. Dr. Ruch's main research interest lies in exploring and demonstrating concepts for the data-driven and AI-enabled lab of the future. He is also the Principal Investigator of HyperTaste, a research showcase for AI-assisted chemical sensing of complex liquids. Dr. Ruch studied materials science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and received his Ph.D. degree in 2009 from the same institution for his work performed at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) on electrochemical capacitors. At IBM, he has led research projects on energy-efficient computing systems and sustainable energy technologies, and served as Technical Assistant to the Vice President of IBM Research Europe & Africa and global research strategies in Accelerated Discovery and Security.




AI for Scientific Discovery

Creating the AI-enabled lab for a new era of reproducible and collaborative experimentation

Lab that Learns

Leveraging AI foundation models and multi-cloud computing to usher in a new era of reproducible and collaborative experimentation for scientific discovery.

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