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Technologist Magazine #13 now available

Robots vs jobs – the new social contract

Technologist cover (Picture: Technologist)
Technologist No. 13 out now. (Picture: Technologist)

Campus news

What impact will automation have on the job market? How will collaborative robots – so called “cobots”, that work hand in hand with humans – change our work lives? The new issue of “Technologist” investigates current trends in robotics and artificial intelligence – and points out their social implications.

Research from Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Technologist No. 13

Cover story “Robots vs jobs”

  • Cobots – our new partners at work: Collaborative robots (“cobots”) are designed to work alongside people, performing tasks that assist them – and vice versa. Sebastian Pfotenhauer, an innovation research professor at TUM, explains what this new relationship means for both sides.

News

  • Tackling the gender gap: Interview with Sarah de Rijcke, a researcher at Leiden University and Anna Boyksen Fellow at our Institute for Advanced Study, about initiatives that promote diversity at technical universities. 

Medtech

  • “Engineers are problem solvers”: Dirk Busch, director of TUM’s Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, describes how engineers and physicians work together in the field of cell and tissue engineering.

Start-ups

Technologist follows up on TUM related start-ups Lilium Aviation, ATR Elements, eGym, and Drawik.

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