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5/26/2024
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Statement on the incidents on Sylt

TUM distances itself from xenophobic attitudes and statements

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) distances itself unequivocally from xenophobic attitudes, unconstitutional gestures and comments such as those shown in the video currently circulating from Sylt.

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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
Students at TUM
5/2/2024
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CHE rankings for quality of degree programs

TUM awarded outstanding grades by its students

TUM students have again given their university an excellent report card. For the CHE University Rankings they rated various aspects of their degree programs. In all of the assessed subject areas the students reported outstanding levels of satisfaction, both with the quality of teaching and the study conditions.

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Prof. Daniel Pittich (center) and his team at a meeting.
4/30/2024
Reading time: 5 Min.

Continuing education program Faculty@TUM

"Good Leadership is well worth it!"

The path to a professorship calls for expert knowledge, creativity and, more than anything, for ambition and motivation. And there's a new challenge waiting at the end of the journey: Leading a team. TUM's "Faculty@TUM" continuing education program helps professors navigate this role change.

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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.

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TUM student Matthias Decarli has just taken part in an international conference in Seville.
4/26/2024
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TUM Global Week, May 13–17 2024

“Contacts in other countries are invaluable”

TUM is colorful and diverse: over 40% of its students are international and every semester up to 1,000 exchange students come from all over the world. You can experience this internationality during Global Week. We spoke to Matthias Decarli, President of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) TUMi, in the run-up to the event.

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Magazin TUMcampus Ausgabe 2/2024
4/25/2024
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TUMcampus magazine issue 2/2024

„Creating something new together“

In this issue, we talk to Thomas F. Hofmann about the first success in the new round of the Excellence Strategy and we accompany students on a very special course - in the theater instead of the lecture hall. In addition: Professors learn how good leadership works in the Faculty@TUM continuing education program of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. Two of them report on how this has changed the way they work with their team.

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Portrait of Mariana Rufino
4/23/2024
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NewIn: Mariana Rufino

Looking into the future of livestock production

Mariana Rufino has already researched agricultural topics in various regions of the world. She now holds the Chair of Livestock Systems at TUM, where she focuses on alternative future perspectives for livestock farming systems. Her international experience helps her to take a comprehensive view of the complex issues in this field and to find creative solutions.

Sustainability Community
4/19/2024
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Successful information event at Galileo on TUM Campus Garching

First Welcome Day for academic support staff

Around 140 new TUM employees who have joined the university since the beginning of last winter semester participated in the first "Welcome Day for Academic Support Staff". University President Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann and Head of Administration Chancellor Albert Berger welcomed the new colleagues to the TUM family, organized by the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. In addition, dedicated colleagues from central units of the university provided information about their tasks and valuable offers for employees.

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4/18/2024
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Groundbreaking ceremony for "Ingeborg Pohl Children's Oasis at TUM"

TUM gets building by star architect Prof. Francis Kéré in tandem with Prof. Hermann Kaufmann

Munich is getting a new architectural jewel. The architect Francis Kéré, who has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, the "Nobel Prize for Architecture", in 2022, will realize his first project in the Bavarian capital. According to the plans of the TUM professor, a new children's daycare center is being built on Gabelsbergerstraße as a structural timber construction with an iconic folded slatted façade made of Corten steel, which unfolds a characteristic patina in earthy tones. For the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the new daycare center marks another milestone on its path to optimally combining studying and working at a top university with family and children.

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