Women of TUM

  • “I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases”

    TUM Research Alumni Yana Bromberg

    “I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases”

  • “I am the first one to hold a doctorate in my family”

    Incrementality Specialist Christina Strobel

    “I am the first one to hold a doctorate in my family”

    Initially, a career in academics was not of interest for TUM Alumni Christina Strobel. At TUM she only wanted to consolidate her education in business administration. But then she discovered experimental research in economics for herself.

  • “Space is my passion”

    Aerospace Engineer Maria Grulich

    “Space is my passion”

    TUM Alumna Maria Grulich has only recently completed her studies but has already worked for the most important space agencies. With an international crew, she recently carried out a simulated Mars mission.

  • “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.

  • “I am interested in the questions that lie in between the different topics”

    Architect Lavinia Herzog

    “I am interested in the questions that lie in between the different topics”

    Her designs for urban open spaces allow TUM Alumna Lavinia Herzog to roam in the undefined area between nature and art. The love for architecture and design was given to her by her parents, the expertise she acquired at TUM.

  • “My dream is to establish new strategies for prevention”

    Physician-in-training Jacqueline Lammert

    “My dream is to establish new strategies for prevention”

    It was at TUM that PhD student Jacqueline Lammert discovered her passion for clinical research. In her work, she wants to make an important contribution towards advancing breast cancer research.

  • “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.

  • “I want to shape the future of coding and cryptography”

    Coding Expert Antonia Wachter-Zeh

    “I want to shape the future of coding and cryptography”

    With Antonia Wachter-Zeh, TUM has brought in an exceptional talent. The young professor develops algorithms that make communications engineering safer. Internationally, she is one of the experts in her field.

  • “Doing my doctorate at TUM was an unforgettable time“

    Professor Ying Zhang

    “Doing my doctorate at TUM was an unforgettable time“

  • „I am a Woman of Movement“

    Physical Education and Dance Teacher Gertrude Krombholz

    „I am a Woman of Movement“

    TUM Alumna Gertrude Krombholz was a physical education teacher trainer at TUM, specialised in many areas of sports and dance, and took part in three Olympic and 16 Paralympic Games. To promote her passion, she donated an award to TUM.

  • “I am saving buildings and people”

    Architect Katrin Kredel

    “I am saving buildings and people”

    In her studies TUM Alumna Katrin Kredel learnt how important professional teamwork and friendliness at the workplace are. Today, these competencies are the central formula for success for the freelance consultant and TUM mentor.

  • “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.

  • “If you want to start a business, do it with a purpose!”

    Start-up professional Dr. Tina Ruseva

    “If you want to start a business, do it with a purpose!”

    Dr. Tina Ruseva always wanted to set up her own company, to be the one who “does stuff” and not just “consumes”. After spending several years in the start-up world, she says it’s not about doing things right, but doing the right thing.

  • “TUM is characterised by a culture of support”

    Entrepreneur Catharina van Delden

    “TUM is characterised by a culture of support”

  • “We just never stopped”

    Mentoring Tandem Daniela Krahmer and Tatjana Diebold

    “We just never stopped”

    TUM student Tatjana Diebold was a bit nervous to meet her mentor for the first time. But there was chemistry between them right from the start. They have been meeting to discuss both professional and private matters for over five years.

  • “Follow your heart”

    Management Consultant Jana Knode

    “Follow your heart”

    Since her school days TUM Alumna Jana Knode unswervingly followed her many interests. As a result her curriculum vitae is not exactly straightforward. The fact that her wide-ranging expertise is indeed a decisive advantage and not a flaw is something she learnt at TUM.

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