Alumni international

  • “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.

  • “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 so curious about an unknown country”

    Creative Generalist and Traveller Michael Bartels

    “I was so curious about an unknown country”

    As a student and Alumni of TUM, Michael Bartels learnt Japanese, studied and worked in Tokyo. His many years of experience in Japan have had a decisive influence on his life and were an important milestone in his professional career.

  • “My doctorate from TUM was a door opener wherever I went”

    Entrepreneur Victor Sandoval

    “My doctorate from TUM was a door opener wherever I went”

    In order to be able to do his doctorate at TUM, Victor Sandoval received a scholarship. The doctoral title made it easier for him to set up five companies in the Philippines. Today, it is him who supports the young scientists of his country.

  • “At TUM Asia I have learnt for life”

    Semiconductor Expert Gunjot Kaur

    “At TUM Asia I have learnt for life”

    Studying at TUM's Singapore branch has had a significant impact on Gunjot Kaur's path in life. Today, she is confidently holding her ground in a male-dominated industry on an international level.

  • “Continuous learning will always be in demand”

    Mechanical Engineer Claus von Heydebreck

    “Continuous learning will always be in demand”

    After completing his studies at TUM, Claus von Heydebreck worked successfully for major international corporations. Today, the top manager teaches his TUM Mentees the key skills required for this, working from Brazil.

  • “Medicine is our passion”

    Medical couple Inas Abdelaziz and Hossam Sherif

    “Medicine is our passion”

    Inas Abdelaziz and Hossam Sherif were able to advance their research work at TUM thanks to a postdoc scholarship. Despite great cultural differences, they and their German colleagues had a common goal in mind: to help people.

  • “Get out of your disciplinary comfort zone!”

    Marine biologist and Human geographer María José Barragán-Paladines

    “Get out of your disciplinary comfort zone!”

    María José learned the importance of interdisciplinary research while studying at TUM. She is now the Science Director of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands where she works on finding ways of reconciling human interest with nature conservation.

  • “The time we spent together at TUM made us strong”

    Researchers Yasmine and Heba Aguib

    “The time we spent together at TUM made us strong”

  • “Women must communicate clearly”

    Architect Niao Wu

    “Women must communicate clearly”

    At TUM Niao Wu learned how important listening and clear communication is. These skills help her to manage international teams today. At our first Women of TUM event of the year, the TUM Alumna talks about her experiences.

  • “Work hard and pursue your passion”

    TUM Ambassador Amaresh Chakrabarti

    “Work hard and pursue your passion”

    In his native India, Amaresh Chakrabarti grew up in modest circumstances. Today he is one of the pioneers in the field of design research in his country. The TUM Ambassador's recipe for success is a continuous international exchange.

  • “Science only works internationally”

    TUM Ambassador Alice Gast

    “Science only works internationally”

    Alice Gast knows how valuable international cooperation is. The President of Imperial College London has previously worked as a researcher on projects all over the world. Together with TUM President, Wolfgang A. Herrmann, she recently launched a strategic partnership between the two universities.

  • “We all have a bias towards men”

    TUM Ambassador Polly Arnold

    “We all have a bias towards men”

    Polly Arnold is one of the leading specialists in the field of synthetic chemistry and a strong supporter of young female scientists. As feminist influencer she addresses the under-representation of women in science linking it to the “unconscious bias” we all have.

  • “Thank you for the excellent engineering training”

    Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti

    “Thank you for the excellent engineering training”

  • “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.