TUM Ambassadors

  • “I want to bring about a global impact”

    TUM Ambassador Gerhard Schenk

    “I want to bring about a global impact”

  • “Our collaboration is extremely successful”

    TUM Ambassador Kai-feng Pan

    “Our collaboration is extremely successful”

    TUM Ambassador Kai-feng Pan researches at Peking University on how stomach cancer can be prevented. In a joint research laboratory, the two universities can now leverage their expertise in the fight against cancer even more effectively.

  • „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 have gained both a research partner and a friend“

    TUM Ambassador Subhasis Chaudhuri

    “I have gained both a research partner and a friend“

    Subhasis Chaudhuri enjoys being a guest at TUM. Here, the top researcher in the field of image processing has been able to significantly expand the scope of his pioneering work. Thanks to his research, it will probably soon be possible to touch virtual objects.

  • “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.

  • “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.

  • “Nobody ever did that before”

    TUM Ambassador Ben L. Feringa

    “Nobody ever did that before”

    Professor Ben Feringa has been coming to the TUM for years, and when he is here he discusses the molecular machines with students and researchers. Even after receiving the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2016, he still has remained loyal to the TUM.