Alumni who get involved

  • “This is meaningful living at its best!”

    Mentor Karl Fordemann

    “This is meaningful living at its best!”

  • “Female participation is of vital importance”

    Gender researcher Alina Gales

    “Female participation is of vital importance”

    Women are not interested in technology? Nonsense, says TUM Alumna and gender researcher Alina Gales. Women are simply less interested in products in whose development they are less represented because they are made by men for men.

  • “I wanted to give back to TUM”

    Mentor Viktoria Leonhard

    “I wanted to give back to TUM”

    TUM Alumna Viktoria Leonhard never misses out on opportunities for further education and is always on the lookout for new projects. She has twice volunteered her experience as a TUM Mentor. Most recently, she started the Alumni Group Stuttgart. And she does all this alongside her management position at Allianz.

  • „Science must be family-friendly“

    TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner

    „Science must be family-friendly“

    In her lab in Israel, TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner believes that true gender equality is of great importance. The successful molecular geneticist together with her husband and their three children moved to Munich for a one year research stay at TUM.

  • ″I am grateful for my life″

    TUM Honorary Senator Robert Schmucker

    ″I am grateful for my life″

    Robert Schmucker is one of the very few rocket experts in the world who has worked with so many different types of rockets. Precisely this wide range is what is important to him. Professionally, he has always been demanding, but privately in contrast, he is rather modest. This makes his commitment all the greater.

  • “I want to develop solutions with people”

    Consultant and Mentor Kai-Olaf Dammenhain

    “I want to develop solutions with people”

    To achieve what he wants, TUM Alumnus Kai-Olaf Dammenhain is emphasizing self-initiative. For years the management consultant has been passing on his recipe for success as a TUM mentor. For his commitment he was honored with the golden TUM pin.

  • “Money is not an end in itself”

    Financial planner Tatjana Rosendorfer

    “Money is not an end in itself”

    She solves precarious debt situations and plans efficient asset growth. TUM alumna Tatjana Rosendorfer's life revolves around money. She encourages women to break out of old role patterns and take charge of securing their own future.

  • “I love simple solutions”

    Manager for Digitalization Katsiaryna Apalkova

    “I love simple solutions”

    TUM Alumna Katsiaryna Apalkova is supporting companies in their efforts to become competitive for the future. Alongside digital solutions, corporate culture also plays a decisive role in this transformation process.

  • “In the future, learning will be virtual”

    Mentoring-Tandem Andreas Talg and Ángela Párraga

    “In the future, learning will be virtual”

    Mentee Ángela Párraga not only worked on her career planning and curriculum vitae with TUM Alumni Andreas Talg. In cooperation with the expert, she also drove forward the virtual learning offers of an international corporation.

  • “I have an enormous creative drive”

    Eco-Architect Christina Risinger

    “I have an enormous creative drive”

  • “Responsible service was the key to success”

    Architect Werner Grützner

    “Responsible service was the key to success”

    TUM Alumni Werner Grützner is looking back on an accomplished career as a architect. The foundation for this success is having studied at TUM. As a pre-mortem bequest he recently left a part of his study materials to the TUM.Archive.

  • “We’re helping a great idea get off the ground“

    Entrepreneur Lars Hoffmann

    “We’re helping a great idea get off the ground“

    Worldwide availability of clean energy - this is TUM Alumni Lars Hoffmann's vision. With the founding of his own company he is pursuing precisely this goal. Here, products that make wind energy more efficient are being developed.

  • “Protecting the Environment Should be Fun”

    Environmental Foundation Director Lutz Spandau

    “Protecting the Environment Should be Fun”

    For TUM Alumni Lutz Spandau his job is his calling. His success as Director of the Allianz Umweltstiftung is based on his deep belief in the cause and the expertise and management skills TUM has provided him with.

  • “My motivation was to help people”

    Ministerialdirigent ret. Wolfram Ruhenstroth-Bauer

    “My motivation was to help people”

    For almost forty years, TUM Alumni Wolfram Ruhenstroth-Bauer advocated for refugee and development aid. His commitment far exceeded any official duties and was highly decorated. For him, it was simply humanity at work.

  • “We are challenging each other”

    Mentoring Tandem Dominik von Au and Moritz Kagerer

    “We are challenging each other”

  • “Learning has to be fun“

    Chemist Fun Man Fung

    “Learning has to be fun“

    Fun Man Fung completed his Master in Industrial Chemistry at TUM Asia. He was delighted to find passionate professors from all over the world there. Today he teaches at the university himself and uses technology-based methods to make teaching truly sustainable.

  • “Our buildings are medicinal”

    Architects Christine Nickl-Weller and Hans Nickl

    “Our buildings are medicinal”

    The TUM Alumni Christine Nickl-Weller and Hans Nickl are considered revolutionaries of hospital architecture. With a multifunctional research building at the TUM Campus Garching, they have now also created the best conditions for top-level research.

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