Alumni who get involved

  • „I am a Woman of Movement“

    Physical Education and Dance Teacher Gertrude Krombholz

    „I am a Woman of Movement“

  • “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 Alumni and mayor Franz Rasp had never been interested in politics. But he wanted to stand up for the people. During his studies, the civil engineer learnt a lot which would help him master his wide range of tasks.

  • “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 of Data Processing 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”

    Christian Schwarz joined the voluntary fire service when he was an adolescent, and today he runs Germany’s second-biggest Fire Service. The foundations for his ambitious path to the top of Hamburg’s Fire Service were laid during his studies in Chemistry at TUM.

  • “I am letting my questions guide me”

    Climate Resilience Manager Katharina Schätz

    “I am letting my questions guide me”

  • “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.

  • “We were a fun bunch”

    IKOM founders Barbara und Thomas Peither

    “We were a fun bunch”

    It’s 30 years since a bold group of dedicated students called to life the firsts IKOM careers fair. TUM Alumnus Thomas Peither and his now wife Barbara were there at the beginning.

  • “You need to have courage to dream – and the courage to commit yourself”

    Sustainability and participation expert Marianne Pfaffinger

    “You need to have courage to dream – and the courage to commit yourself”

    TUM Alumna Marianne Pfaffinger thinks things could be better for human beings and nature. Being part of changing things is much more to her than just a job. TUM laid down the foundation stones for her tireless commitment.

  • “We offer people a professional base”

    Family Entrepreneur Andreas Duschl

    “We offer people a professional base”

    High professional standards paired with freedom, Bavarian lifestyle and humanity – what Andreas Duschl valued in his studies at TUM is today the core philosophy of his family business.

  • “God has given me an unbelievable sense of ambition”

    Olympic champion Klaus Wolfermann

    “God has given me an unbelievable sense of ambition”

  • “To me the variety of tasks is fascinating”

    IN MEMORIAM: Architect Andreas Meck

    “To me the variety of tasks is fascinating”

    Andreas Meck was one of Germany's most sought-after architects. His work is versatile and ranges from residential buildings to libraries. He passed away in August 2019 at the age of 59.

  • “I remain true to my convictions”

    Environmentalist Freia Jung-Klein

    “I remain true to my convictions”

    Instead of doing research in academia or for large corporations, the agricultural scientist with a doctorate and TUM Alumna Freia Jung-Klein enters politics. Her faith and meditation provide her with the necessary strength to unwaveringly fight for the environment.

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