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Stephan Günnemann, professor of Data Analytics and Machine Learning at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)
2/20/2024
Reading time: 5 Min.

Interview with Prof. Stephan Günnemann on the technology behind AI

“The reliability of AI will play a decisive role in Germany”

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in more and more areas and has become a buzzword. But at what point do we speak of AI and no longer of automation or machine learning. In this interview, Stephan Günnemann, professor of Data Analytics and Machine Learning at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), explains the key technological aspects of AI and the significance of the latest developments. At the same time, he assesses Germany’s progress with the technological development of AI as compared to other countries.

Artificial Intelligence
2/19/2024
Reading time: 5 Min.

Don't miss: Service for students

Dates, offers, suggestions

Attend a Cantonese trial lesson, take part in the campus run, learn more about intercultural communication: Current offers, dates and ideas for our students.

Community Campus news Studies
Master's student Nektarios Totikos in Boston
2/19/2024

Portrait of Master's student Nektarios Totikos

"Education can work wonders"

Studying at TUM and writing his Master's thesis at MIT was not a given for Nektarios Totikos, who spent part of his childhood and youth in youth welfare facilities. What got him so far? Intelligence, hard work and a great deal of perseverance.

Community Artificial Intelligence Studies
Dr.-Ing. Alexander Braun, TUM's Senior Vice President for digitalization and IT systems
2/15/2024
Reading time: 7 Min.

Digitalization at TUM

"We don't want to send around pieces of paper anymore"

"Together, we want to embrace this digitalization journey, empowering each member of our university’s administration and science management to work more efficiently." The clear statement on the new website digitalisierung.tum.de is accompanied by a call for every individual at TUM to commit to the journey. TUMcampus spoke with Senior Vice President Dr.-Ing. Alexander Braun, who has been in charge of digitalization since January 2022.

Community
2/13/2024
Reading time: 3 Min.

Seven new research projects on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence

TUM and Google strengthen cooperation

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Google are driving forward research into cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI). Thanks to funding from Google, seven new research projects are being launched at TUM to investigate critical questions at the interface of cybersecurity and AI.

Artificial Intelligence Research President
2/9/2024
Reading time: 1 Min.

Media tip: TV report on the work at the future location of TUM's young academy

New life for the Hans Albers Villa

The overgrown former estate of film star Hans Albers and his partner Hansi Burg on the shores of Lake Starnberg is currently being transformed into a new home for the Young Academy of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). It is to become a place of encounter and remembrance.

Campus news Studies TUM in the media
WHO logo on the exterior of entry door at WHO Headquarters in Geneva
2/8/2024
Reading time: 3 Min.

TUM coordinates global research on health literacy

WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Literacy established

The World Health Organization (WHO) has established a new collaborating center at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The center will develop a global survey to learn more about people’s ability to use health information. Member states may use this survey to determine their population's degree of health literacy. In addition, the researchers are developing materials to teach health literacy in schools.

Research
2/8/2024
Reading time: 2 Min.

Researchers see detergent residues as the cause

Why orange juice sometimes smells of cloves

Industrially produced orange juice sometimes smells unpleasantly of cloves. A research team led by the Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now solved the mystery surrounding this undesirable off-odor. The study published in the journal Food Chemistry identifies the use of peracetic acid as a cleaning agent for the production machines used in orange juice production as the cause.

Research
2/7/2024
Reading time: 3 Min.

NewIn: Katja Thoring

How work environments shape creativity

In this episode of "NewIn", we introduce Prof. Katja Thoring. At the intersection of product, space, architecture and technology, she explores how work environments influence creativity in a variety of ways.

Community
Doctors discuss imaging data
2/5/2024
Reading time: 3 Min.

Cancer treatment: possible trigger for radiodermatitis identified

Bacteria increase risk of skin inflammation during radiotherapy

During radiotherapy, some cancer patients develop radiodermatitis, a severe inflammation of the skin. A recent study suggests that skin bacteria play an essential role in this: Breast cancer patients whose skin microbiome was disturbed prior to treatment also developed radiodermatitis.

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