Department of Informatics

  • “I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases”

    TUM Research Alumni Yana Bromberg

    “I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases”

  • “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.

  • “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained”

    Mentoring Tandem Thomas Briegel and Paul Kaiser

    “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained”

    Mentor and TUM Alumni Thomas Briegel and student and mentee Paul Kaiser are both bursting with energy and willingness to take risks. Both successfully run their own companies. In the mentorship they talk shop on equal terms.

  • “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.

  • “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.

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

    Automotive expert Felix Naser

    “I want to develop cars that are always safe”

    TUM Alumni Felix Naser founded as a student together with MIT professors a million-euro company of his own. Today he researches intelligent vehicles in the field of urban mobility at BMW.

  • “We had the ingredients we needed to set up business”

    Founders Bastian Nominacher and Martin Klenk

    “We had the ingredients we needed to set up business”

    When Alumnus Bastian Nominacher founded his start-up together with his fellow students Martin Klenk and Alexander Rinke, they still used his private apartment as an improvised office. Today their company is valued at one billion US dollars.

  • “Connecting ideas and people is my passion”

    TUM Doctorate Candidate Dora Dzvonyar

    “Connecting ideas and people is my passion”

    Bringing fresh perspectives into the world, exchanging ideas and meeting new people: TUM PhD candidate Dora Dzvonyar is a true all-rounder when it comes to bringing together research with industry or making it accessible to the general public.

  • “I visit Bavaria every year”

    Bavaria Enthusiast Dr. Yukou Mochida

    “I visit Bavaria every year”

    Over half a century has passed since Dr. Yukou Mochida spent his days at the researchers’ desk at TUM. In all these years, he has never lost sight of his guest alma mater. On the contrary. Bavaria has also become a professional focus for the Japanese.

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

    The Thurners – a TUM Family

    “Do you remember back then, when…?”

  • “Our professor said: You will shape the future”

    Hidden Champion Markus Hartinger

    “Our professor said: You will shape the future”

    The wild dotcom era with its even wilder start-ups at the end of the 1990s: Markus Hartinger takes heart and founds his own company immediately after graduation. Today his company is the market leader in individual software solutions.

  • “My parents first thought it’s a rather daft idea“

    Entrepreneur Julian Riedelsheimer

    “My parents first thought it’s a rather daft idea“

    Like many IT specialists, Julian Riedelsheimer initially wanted to go into consulting. Then he discovered start-ups, worked at several and started his own in 2014. Now he made it onto the Forbes list „30 under 30“.

  • „Together we can create great things here“

    Sami Haddadin – A Luminary in Robotics

    „Together we can create great things here“

    The enthusiasm for robots has snuck into Sami Haddadin's life through the back door. He studied electrical engineering and informatics at TUM, today he is one of the world's leading experts for robots and laureate of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis.