At the Technical University of Munich (TUM), start-up initiatives receive optimal support. Thus concludes the latest “Gründungsradar” survey. For the fourth straight year, TUM is ranked number one among large Germany universities. Every year around 80 companies get their start here.
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A team led by Technical University of Munich (TUM) physicists Christoph Utschick and Prof. Rudolf Gross has succeeded in making a coil with superconducting wires capable of transmitting power in the range of more than five kilowatts contactless and with only small losses. The wide field of conceivable applications include autonomous industrial robots, medical equipment, vehicles and even aircraft.
Munich is home to the world's first fully automated sensor network for measuring urban greenhouse gas emissions based on ground-based remote sensing of the atmosphere. It has been developed by scientists in the group of Jia Chen, Professor of Environmental Sensing and Modeling at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Now, anyone can view the measurement data via an Internet platform.
When airborne pollen levels are higher, increased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates can be observed. These results were determined by a large-scale study conducted by an international team headed by researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München. Members of high-risk groups could protect themselves by watching pollen forecasts and wearing dust filter masks.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) takes gender equality very seriously . The university has implement numerous measures in support of women at a variety of career levels. On the occasion of International Women's Day, a new program has been presented that will increase the embarrassingly small number of women among TUM lecturers.
At stake: a science-focused high-tech race that happens underground. TUM Boring – a student group at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) – is taking part in the contest, launched by US billionaire Elon Musk, to develop the world’s fastest tunnel boring machine. And the team has already scored a big success: TUM Boring has qualified for the final in California this summer. In an interview, Haokun Zheng, one of the team leaders, explains the challenges facing the students.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is among the 50 best universities in the world both in engineering and natural sciences. These are results of the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. TUM also placed among the top 50 in 10 individual subjects, including several top 25 rankings.
Quantum computers that solve complex problems faster than any supercomputer, infrastructures for the exchange of ideas and technology transfer in the field of quantum science, as well as excellent training and professional education opportunities - these are some of the core goals that scientists will pursue in the Munich Quantum Valley in the future. Today's kick-off event marks the start of this unique initiative.
The President of the Robert Koch Institute will speak at the Munich Talks, hosted by the Bavarian School of Public Policy (HfP) / TUM School of Governance, on March 11. Prof. Lothar H. Wieler will offer insights into the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and take questions from the live stream audience.
It's the mouse's birthday – and at TUM we're celebrating #mitderMaus, too! We wish the popular TV program "Sendung mit der Maus" (WDR) all the best for its 50th birthday anniversary on March 7. We've come up with a few surprises, and our Hyperloop is even included in your birthday show.