Alumni who get involved

  • “We’re helping a great idea get off the ground“

    Entrepreneur Lars Hoffmann

    “We’re helping a great idea get off the ground“

  • “Protecting the Environment Should be Fun”

    Environmental Foundation Director Lutz Spandau

    “Protecting the Environment Should be Fun”

    For TUM Alumni Lutz Spandau his job is his calling. His success as Director of the Allianz Umweltstiftung is based on his deep belief in the cause and the expertise and management skills TUM has provided him with.

  • “My motivation was to help people”

    Ministerialdirigent ret. Wolfram Ruhenstroth-Bauer

    “My motivation was to help people”

    For almost forty years, TUM Alumni Wolfram Ruhenstroth-Bauer advocated for refugee and development aid. His commitment far exceeded any official duties and was highly decorated. For him, it was simply humanity at work.

  • “We are challenging each other”

    Mentoring Tandem Dominik von Au and Moritz Kagerer

    “We are challenging each other”

    If TUM Alumni Dominik von Au and his mentee Moritz Kagerer were race drivers, they would most certainly be at the front of the field. The determination they both have with regard to their careers is remarkable. In their mentoring partnership this is mutually beneficial.

  • “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.

  • “Our buildings are medicinal”

    Architects Christine Nickl-Weller and Hans Nickl

    “Our buildings are medicinal”

    The TUM Alumni Christine Nickl-Weller and Hans Nickl are considered revolutionaries of hospital architecture. With a multifunctional research building at the TUM Campus Garching, they have now also created the best conditions for top-level research.

  • „I am a Woman of Movement“

    Physical Education and Dance Teacher Gertrude Krombholz

    „I am a Woman of Movement“

    TUM Alumna Gertrude Krombholz was a physical education teacher trainer at TUM, specialised in many areas of sports and dance, and took part in three Olympic and 16 Paralympic Games. To promote her passion, she donated an award to TUM.

  • “Thanks to TUM I was able to turn my hobby into my job”

    Performance Analyst Michael Fuchs

    “Thanks to TUM I was able to turn my hobby into my job”

    At TUM Michael Fuchs developed a software for game analysis in table tennis. The software now brings German table tennis teams decisive competitive advantages – and the trained Math and Computer Science teacher gained his dream job.

  • “I am saving buildings and people”

    Architect Katrin Kredel

    “I am saving buildings and people”

    In her studies TUM Alumna Katrin Kredel learnt how important professional teamwork and friendliness at the workplace are. Today, these competencies are the central formula for success for the freelance consultant and TUM mentor.

  • “I was a total lateral entrant”

    Mayor Franz Rasp

    “I was a total lateral entrant”

  • “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.

  • “We just never stopped”

    Mentoring Tandem Daniela Krahmer and Tatjana Diebold

    “We just never stopped”

    TUM student Tatjana Diebold was a bit nervous to meet her mentor for the first time. But there was chemistry between them right from the start. They have been meeting to discuss both professional and private matters for over five years.

  • “Follow your heart”

    Management Consultant Jana Knode

    “Follow your heart”

    Since her school days TUM Alumna Jana Knode unswervingly followed her many interests. As a result her curriculum vitae is not exactly straightforward. The fact that her wide-ranging expertise is indeed a decisive advantage and not a flaw is something she learnt at TUM.

  • “My dream came true”

    Head of Fire Service Christian Schwarz

    “My dream came true”

  • “I am letting my questions guide me”

    Climate Resilience Manager Katharina Schätz

    “I am letting my questions guide me”

    How can quality of life in cities be maintained despite increasingly extreme climatic events? This question is what drives Katharina Schätz since her studies in Landscaping at TUM. As Regensburg's Climate Resilience Manager she is set on finding answers.

  • “We are on the same wavelength”

    Alumni trip initiator Falk Lamkewitz

    “We are on the same wavelength”

    Falk Lamkewitz is planning an Alumni trip to Ecuador. He has already taken part in many trips of this type and knows that the time spent studying at TUM creates a special relationship of trust and opens up unique insights into other countries and cultures.

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