Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering

  • “Without TUM, our company would not exist.”

    Founder Lukas Wiesmeier, Karl Schulz und Bilal Tariq

    “Without TUM, our company would not exist.”

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

    Professor Ying Zhang

    “Doing my doctorate at TUM was an unforgettable time“

    For her doctorate, Ying Zhang went all the way from China to Munich. Her experiences related to this intercultural exchange enriched her so much that she initiated the Women of TUM Network together with other female TUM Alumni.

  • “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.

  • “We plan, build and shape for generations“

    University Donors Gabriele and Robert Hertle

    “We plan, build and shape for generations“

    As aspiring engineers Gabriele and Robert Hertle met each other while studying at TUM. Meanwhile, they have been married for many years and complement each other perfectly – not only when working in their own engineering office.

  • „Research should always serve a purpose“

    Civil Engineer Casimir Katz

    „Research should always serve a purpose“

    Science and practical application stand in contrast? Civil engineer and TUM Alumni Casimir Katz is living the systematic integration of both and has now received the Konrad-Zuse Medal for this ability.

  • „Studying at TUM must be great!“

    Four TUM Alumni in one family

    „Studying at TUM must be great!“

    The entire range of TUM: four TUM Alumni in one family, three generations and each one has studied a different subject. Once a year the family gathers around Professor Josef Rampl, who has celebrated his 100th birthday in May 2017.

  • “Do you remember back then, when…?”

    The Thurners – a TUM Family

    “Do you remember back then, when…?”

    They studied at TUM at different times, but both have wonderful memories if their alma mater. Professor Gerald Thurner, his daughter Professor Veronika Thurner and her husband Michael Arbesmeier are a TUM family.

  • “Our solution will be of global significance”

    Founder Maria Sievert

    “Our solution will be of global significance”

    TUM Alumni Maria and Dominik Sievert have developed the world's first automation system for tissue sample entering laboratories - thus solving a decades-old and worldwide problem in pathology.

  • “It is your duty to use your talents”

    Bridge-builder Anton Klotzner

    “It is your duty to use your talents”

    Anton Klotzner was born with many talents: He was several times Italian badminton champion and as a TUM Alumnus he has acquired an excellent reputation as a bridge-builder. Today he excels as a sought-after concert singer and heroic tenor.