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In the German Society for Comic Studies (ComFor) he is the executive board's treasurer, the co-spokesperson of the Committee for Comic Studies (AG Comicforschung) of the German Society of Media Studies (GfM), as well as a member of the editorial board of the journal Medienobservationen. Lukas Wilde is also one of the organizers of the digital artists initiative Comic Solidarity and the GINCO Award (The German Inclusive Comic Award of the Independent Scene).
Main research focus:Comic/manga theory and narratolgy;
Transmedia character theory;
Japanese popular culture;
Webcomics and digital comics;
Media theory and intermediality research;
Animation and Motion Capture.