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Prof. Dr. Juliane Winkelmann
6/5/2024
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Largest genetic study on RLS to date

Restless legs syndrome: new approaches for treatment

An international team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Munich has conducted the largest genetic investigation of restless legs syndrome (RLS) to date. The study represents a significant advancement in deciphering the genetic basis of this disorder and opens novel pathways for patient care.

Research Artificial Intelligence
5/29/2024
Reading time: 4 Min.

Diagnostic support with artificial intelligence and robotics

How autonomous ultrasound can make everyday medical work easier

Prof. Nassir Navab from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) uses robotic ultrasound systems that perform routine examinations autonomously and support doctors in the operating theater. His research shows that these systems can make everyday life easier for doctors.

Research Artificial Intelligence
5/28/2024

Start-up sewts succeeds with AI-based industrial robots

TUM graduates create robots to work with flexible textiles

The industrial robots from the Munich-based start-up sewts use AI algorithms to learn how to handle materials with unstable shapes. Laundries are already using the technology to automatically transfer towels to folding machines. The founders and graduates of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) now want to automate the processing of clothing returns in online retail.

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Urs Gasser during a speech.
5/23/2024
Reading time: 2 Min.

Working group aims to ensure trust in research

Guidelines for the use of AI in science

Artificial intelligence (AI) generates texts, videos and images that can hardly be distinguished from those of humans – with the result that we often no longer know what is real. Scientists are also increasingly being assisted by AI. Now, an international working group has developed principles for using AI in research to ensure trust in science.

Research Artificial Intelligence
5/17/2024
Reading time: 3 Min.

NewIn: Majid Khadiv

How robots learn to make decisions

Majid Khadiv wants to develop robots that can do dangerous work for humans. Tasks such as putting out fires are still too complex for humanoid robots. In this episode of NewIn, our new Professor of AI Planning in Dynamic Environments explains how this can change with the help of machine learning.

Research Artificial Intelligence Community
5/16/2024
Reading time: 5 Min.

From skill sets to an overall concept

GARMI care robot becomes a universal assistant

For the first time, the assistance robot GARMI demonstrates that it can directly combine specific skills and support seniors throughout the day. With the help of a digital twin, artificial intelligence and ChatGPT, the care assistant from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) conducts caregiving tasks such as bringing water and breakfast to the bedside, booking medical appointments and setting up and facilitating telemedical examinations. It also helps care recipients to get out of bed and do rehabilitation exercises.

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TUM President Thomas Hofmann with Stefanie Jegelka and Suvrit Sra
5/14/2024

Stefanie Jegelka and Suvrit Sra were honored with Germany's most highly endowed research award

Two new Humboldt Professorships in the field of Artificial Intelligence

Prof Stefanie Jegelka and Prof Suvrit Sra are the new Humboldt Professors at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Artificial Intelligence. The researchers moved together from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA to Bavaria.

President Research Artificial Intelligence
4/29/2024
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Combining robotics and ChatGPT

TUM professor uses ChatGPT for choreographies with flying robots

Prof. Angela Schoellig from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) uses ChatGPT to develop choreographies for swarms of drones to perform along to music. An additional safety filter prevents mid-air collisions. The researchers' results demonstrate that large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT can be used in robotics.

Research Artificial Intelligence
4/28/2024

TUM Autonomous Motorsports wins spectacular race in Abu Dhabi

Victory for TUM AI racers on Formula 1 track

The TUM vehicle controlled by artificial intelligence has achieved first place in an international race on the Formula 1 track in Abu Dhabi. Without a human driver or remote control, using only the superior autonomous software, the fully automated vehicle was able to prevail against seven other international teams with identical racing cars. It independently searched for the limits, mastered spectacular overtaking maneuvers and speeds of up to 250 km/h on the winding track.

President Research Mobility Artificial Intelligence Community
4/17/2024
Reading time: 4 Min.

New Siemens Technology Center at TUM Campus Garching

Siemens opens its largest cooperation center worldwide at TUM

At the new Siemens Technology Center (STC) on the TUM Campus Garching, 150 TUM staff and researchers will work with more than 450 Siemens specialists on new solutions related to digital twins, the industrial internet of things, robotics and automation. Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder, TUM President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann, the CTO of Siemens Peter Körte and State Minister for Science and Arts Markus Blume were on hand to open the new research facility.

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