Young talents

  • “Learning has to be fun“

    Chemist Fun Man Fung

    “Learning has to be fun“

  • “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.

  • “As a data scientist, I can realize my full potential.”

    Data Scientist Laura-Luisa Velikonja

    “As a data scientist, I can realize my full potential.”

    Data Science is more than just programming - it is a dream job for TUM Alumna Laura-Luisa Velikonja. With know-how and an enormous versatility the mathematician conquers the Big Data world and is an inspiring role model for her profession.

  • “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.

  • “I want to find tangible solutions to problems”

    Entrepreneur Georg Schroth

    “I want to find tangible solutions to problems”

    TUM Alumni Georg Schroth is the co-founder and manager of the start-up NavVis. Its innovative technology makes virtual tours of airports and museums possible. He is meeting industry leaders such as Google with a rebuff.

  • “Air taxis will be normal soon”

    Air taxi pioneer Daniel Wiegand

    “Air taxis will be normal soon”

    Daniel Wiegand wants to revolutionize mobility. Soon, everyone ought to be able to travel with the world's first all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet. In order to make his vision reality, he recruited the best TUM Alumni for his start-up.

  • “I have learnt for my acting career from studying”

    Actor Ferdinand Hofer

    “I have learnt for my acting career from studying”

    While studying Ferdinand Hofer has been part of around 25 TV and movie productions as an actor. He is the youngest of Germany's TV detectives on the Munich-based show 'Tatort'. He has acquired important key competencies for his role at TUM.