One of the best researched buildings of antiquity: the Cheops Pyramid. Still, its structure has not yet been investigated in its entirety. Using non-destructive testing methods, doctoral student Johannes Scherr took a closer look at the inside of the pyramid. For us he wrote down his experiences:
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The BMW Group will support future research on quantum computers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The contract establishing the endowed chair for Quantum Algorithms and Applications ("Quantenalgorithmen und -anwendungen") was signed by TUM president Thomas F. Hofmann, BMW AG Board of Management member Frank Weber and BMW AG CIO Alexander Buresch.
What are our values? What matters most to us, what do we want to achieve? The TUM VALUES campaign explores and provides examples of the personal attitudes and values that are brought to life at TUM – what drives and inspires the people here, what gives them strength and makes them happy, and what means most to them.
Business closures, interrupted supply chains and massive subsidy programs, all in the midst of the digital transformation – What is the interim assessment for the corporate sector in terms of Corona? In an interview Prof. Gunther Friedl shares insights from his Covid-19 Lecture on the economic impacts of the pandemic. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, June 16, at 6:15 p.m.
On July 6, 2021 all students and most employees (see below) of TUM are called to vote. In order to further limit the spread of Covid-19, it is recommended to make use of vote-by-mail. Ballots can be requested until June 22.
Parents can have a strong impact on the performance and motivation of their children by communicating positive expectations and taking part in school activities. By contrast, parental involvement in learning activities at home has relatively little effect and, in the case of homework monitoring, can actually be harmful. These are some of the results of the largest-ever synthesis of research on parental influence, incorporating numerous meta-studies. It offers many ideas on how schools can encourage parental involvement and thus improve the performance of disadvantaged children.
How can we make our degree programs interdisciplinary? What new topics can we take up? In short: How can we become even better? These are the central questions of the student survey at TUM. Every two years, the university calls on its students to describe their own experiences and pass on their opinions.
After having been postponed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 European Championship begins today. The (statistical) favorite this time is France with a winning probability of 14.8 percent. This has been determined by an international research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the Technical University of Dortmund, the University of Ghent (Belgium), the University of Innsbruck (Austria) and the University of Molde (Norway) with the help of machine learning.
Prof. Alexander Hübner and Prof. Clemens Thielen are conducting research on resource management and optimization processes at the TUM Campus Straubing. The topic has taken on decisive significance for the healthcare sector in the course of the pandemic. In an interview the two researchers share some insights on their Covid-19 lecture "Personnel Deployment and Bed Planning in the Hospital", to be held on June 9
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has achieved its seventh consecutive number one position among German universities in the latest edition of the highly respected QS World University Rankings. It is number three in the European Union and is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world.