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Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Climate change - discussion on the role and responsibility of universities
In the fight against climate change, science is taking on a driving role. What the responsibility of universities is in this regard and whether they are sufficiently involved will be the topic of a public discussion as part of the "Environmental Lecture Series" of the Environmental Department of the Student Representation at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)
OpenAI founder visits Munich
Sam Altman discusses ChatGPT at TUM
Few technological developments have triggered as much debate as the AI-based chatbot ChatGPT. Sam Altman, the mind behind ChatGPT and co-founder of OpenAI, visited TUM today. He explained what lies behind the success of ChatGPT, why it is not an open-source technology and how it might be regulated.
Successful Matching Challenge and new application period
Tailwind for the Deutschlandstipendium
Almost 7,000 TUM students have received the Deutschlandstipendium since 2011. Thus, they not only received financial support, but also access to a unique network of supporters. Together with the TUM Deutschlandstipendium Aktive-, Alumni- und Förderverein e.V., TUM has now succeeded in raising almost 13,000 euros from 250 donors via crowdfunding – enough funds for more than 14 additional Deutschlandstipendien.
Keynotes and panel discussion in Garching on June 23rd
Bioengineering Day: AI in medical applications
Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in medicine to evaluate image data and assist doctors in making diagnoses. For which applications is AI already being used successfully today? How can risks be limited? Who will take responsibility for decisions based on AI? Experts from science, medicine and industry will discuss these and other questions at the Bioengineering Day on June 23rd at the Munich Institute of Biomedical Engineering (MIBE) in Garching.
Invitation to discussion event on 25.05.2023
ChatGPT founder Sam Altman at TUM
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most exciting topics of the present and future. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Digital Life Design (DLD), Hubert Burda Media's international conference and innovation platform, and TUM Speaker Series are bringing the brain behind ChatGPT, OpenAI founder and CEO Sam Altman, to our Audimax in Munich for a public discussion event. It is his only appearance in Germany.
Help shape the university
Workshops for climate action
Wanted: Ideas for reducing TUM's CO2 footprint. Students and employees are invited to participate in four workshops on the topic of "Climate Action at TUM". Registration is open until May 31.
Webinar on decision making on May 17
How do we make decisions?
In business life we make dozens of decisions every day, conscious and unconscious. What do they depend on and how do individual decisions influence complex processes? In a free public webinar on May 17 at 1 p.m., researchers from the TUM Campus Heilbronn and the Israeli Hebrew University will explain important factors of decision making.
Agricultural sciences as a flagship of TUM
Farmvision Festival showcased agriculture of the future
The motto of the Farmvision Festival at the Technical University of Munich’s (TUM) Weihenstephan site was to make research and the future of agriculture a tangible experience. The Hans Eisenmann-Forum for Agricultural Sciences (HEF) organized the large agricultural festival with a diverse program of specialist lectures, start-up pitches, join-in actions and guided tours. The audience enjoyed this great day of action with its attractive range of agricultural science research at the TUM Weihenstephan campus.
Outstanding teachers honored
Claudia Eckert and Friederike Schmidt-Graf were awarded the Prize for Excellence in Teaching
Every year, the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts awards the Prize for Excellence in Teaching to outstanding teachers at universities in the state. The prize, which is endowed with 5,000 euros, recognizes lecturers who are nominated by their home university together with the students on the basis of their special commitment to teaching. Today, it was awarded to 15 university lecturers – including TUM’s Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert and PD Dr. Friederike Schmidt-Graf.
Festival of innovative food production at the TUM Weihenstephan Campus
Farmvision Festival on May 6
What will the food production of the future look like? At the Farmvision Festival, the Hans Eisenmann-Forum for Agricultural Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and its partners at the Weihenstephan Campus present sustainable, innovative, and exciting ideas. Researchers from various scientific institutions in Freising will be showing the latest results from their work.
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