What kind of renewal will be possible for the European Union after the pandemic? This issue will be discussed by politicians, business leaders and researchers at the European Union Week, hosted by the TUM School of Management and HEC Paris from May 10 – 12. Guests will include former EU Commission President Romano Prodi, Siemens CTO Peter Körte and Ulf Öberg, a judge at the European Court of Justice.
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Do carebots care? AI for whom? Will the market deliver? In the new online course AI Ethics: Global Perspectives, 20 experts from various disciplines and countries explore ethical questions arising with the development of artificial intelligence. The lecture series, available free of charge to all, was created by the TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, the New York University and the Global AI Ethics Consortium.
Germany and France aim to strengthen interactions in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). On May 10 and 11, leading scientists will gather virtually at TUM for the First French-German Machine Learning Symposium. Bavaria's Minister President Dr. Markus Söder will open the symposium.
Reflexes protect our bodies – for example when we pull our hand back from a hot stove. These protective mechanisms could also be useful for robots. In this interview, Prof. Sami Haddadin and Johannes Kühn of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) explain why giving test subjects a “slap on the hand” could lay the foundations for the robots of the future.
Scientists of the German Heart Centre Munich and the Faculty of Sports and Health Sciences have been successfully cooperating for many years. On the occasion of the "Day of the Child with Heart Disease" on May 5th, Prof. Renate Oberhoffer-Fritz, Dean of the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences and holder of the Chair for Preventive Pediatrics, and Prof. Peter Ewert, Deputy Medical Director of the German Heart Center Munich and Director the Clinic for Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology present this fruitful interdisciplinary collaboration in this interview.
On May 5, Martin Boeker, Professor for Medical Informatics, Alena Buyx, Professor for Ethics in Medicine and Health Technologies and Chair of the German Ethics Council, and Dirk Heckmann, Professor for Law and Security in Digitization, will jointly deliver the Covid-19 Lecture on data privacy in healthcare. Ahead of the event, Martin Boeker and Dirk Heckmann explain the role of health data in the pandemic.
The semester begins – and the campus is empty, in the middle of Munich. Studies are possible, but mostly only from home, and it has been that way for more than a year now. Five TUM students tell us how they experience this time. Some of their experiences are similar, others are very different. One thing they all have in common: a longing for normality after Corona.
Students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have given their university an excellent report card. For the rankings of the Center for Higher Education (CHE), they evaluated many different aspects of the study experience. TUM was among the leaders in every ranked subject area.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM), the German car manufacturer Audi, the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) and additional partners are launching a new digitalization initiative, the "Automotive Initiative 2025" (AI25). The TUM campus Heilbronn will play a central role in this initiative aiming at creating a leading global network of expertise for digital factory transformation and innovation.
As global competition among metropolitan regions intensifies, the two Universities of Excellence Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are consolidating their scientific strengths in future-oriented and high-potential research fields. The State of Bavaria is lending its support through the Hightech Agenda Bavaria.