Alumni doing research

  • “I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases”

    TUM Research Alumni Yana Bromberg

    “I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases”

  • “I have gained both a research partner and a friend“

    TUM Ambassador Subhasis Chaudhuri

    “I have gained both a research partner and a friend“

    Subhasis Chaudhuri enjoys being a guest at TUM. Here, the top researcher in the field of image processing has been able to significantly expand the scope of his pioneering work. Thanks to his research, it will probably soon be possible to touch virtual objects.

  • “I am the first one to hold a doctorate in my family”

    Incrementality Specialist Christina Strobel

    “I am the first one to hold a doctorate in my family”

    Initially, a career in academics was not of interest for TUM Alumni Christina Strobel. At TUM she only wanted to consolidate her education in business administration. But then she discovered experimental research in economics for herself.

  • “I have entered the interior of the molecules”

    Nobel Laureate Robert Huber

    “I have entered the interior of the molecules”

    At TUM, Robert Huber has found his life's passion: Crystallography. For his research he received the Nobel Prize. Among other things, it is of central value for the development of vitally important pharmaceuticals.

  • “TUM is a wonderful place for interdisciplinary research”

    TUM Ambassador Anca Muscholl

    “TUM is a wonderful place for interdisciplinary research”

    With her algorithms TUM Ambassador Anca Muscholl wants to make software better and more secure. Thanks to the research experience she has gained at TUM, she feels well prepared for this future-oriented task.

  • “I am interested in the questions that lie in between the different topics”

    Architect Lavinia Herzog

    “I am interested in the questions that lie in between the different topics”

    Her designs for urban open spaces allow TUM Alumna Lavinia Herzog to roam in the undefined area between nature and art. The love for architecture and design was given to her by her parents, the expertise she acquired at TUM.

  • “My dream is to establish new strategies for prevention”

    Physician-in-training Jacqueline Lammert

    “My dream is to establish new strategies for prevention”

    It was at TUM that PhD student Jacqueline Lammert discovered her passion for clinical research. In her work, she wants to make an important contribution towards advancing breast cancer research.

  • “Learning has to be fun“

    Chemist Fun Man Fung

    “Learning has to be fun“

    Fun Man Fung completed his Master in Industrial Chemistry at TUM Asia. He was delighted to find passionate professors from all over the world there. Today he teaches at the university himself and uses technology-based methods to make teaching truly sustainable.

  • “My goal is to make robots more human”

    Robotics Expert Alona Kharchenko

    “My goal is to make robots more human”

    Robots are cold, inanimate machines? No, says TUM Alumna Alona Kharchenko. She is conducting research on a robot that acts and feels like a human being. The place where she gained the necessary know-how for this visionary task is TUM.

  • “Doing my doctorate at TUM was an unforgettable time“

    Professor Ying Zhang

    “Doing my doctorate at TUM was an unforgettable time“

  • “TUM has always been my first choice”

    Computer Scientist Mariana Avezum

    “TUM has always been my first choice”

    TUM Alumna Mariana Avezum has lived on four continents and speaks three languages. For her master's thesis she set up an interdisciplinary team at TUM in order to make the Hyperloop high-speed train even faster.

  • “There are so many young, talented people at TUM”

    Professor für Datenverarbeitung Klaus Diepold

    “There are so many young, talented people at TUM”

    For ten years TUM Alumni Klaus Diepold worked as a specialist in the video industry. Then an offer brought him back to his alma mater. With great enthusiasm he now strives for the promotion of students here and is an ambassador of TUM.

  • “Some things work before you know why”

    TUM Emeritus of Excellence Joachim Heinzl

    “Some things work before you know why”

    Joachim Heinzl originally wanted to become an architect. But he decided to study Mechanical Engineering at TUM. His groundbreaking research led to the worldwide introduction of inkjet printers.

  • “I had a lot of freedom in my research“

    TUM Emeritus of Excellence Franz Mayinger

    “I had a lot of freedom in my research“

    At TUM, Franz Mayinger received the education to become a specialist for Thermofluid Dynamics. As a highly esteemed expert for reactor design and safety, among other things, he was active in industry, research and as the chairman of the Federal Major Accidents Commission.

  • “I want to develop cars that are always safe”

    Automotive expert Felix Naser

    “I want to develop cars that are always safe”

  • “Medicine is our passion”

    Medical couple Inas Abdelaziz and Hossam Sherif

    “Medicine is our passion”

    Inas Abdelaziz and Hossam Sherif were able to advance their research work at TUM thanks to a postdoc scholarship. Despite great cultural differences, they and their German colleagues had a common goal in mind: to help people.

  • “Get out of your disciplinary comfort zone!”

    Marine biologist and Human geographer María José Barragán-Paladines

    “Get out of your disciplinary comfort zone!”

    María José learned the importance of interdisciplinary research while studying at TUM. She is now the Science Director of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands where she works on finding ways of reconciling human interest with nature conservation.

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