Previous Newsletter (before December 2011)

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  • Blumentopf at TUM:

    Rapper Holunder has a PhD in Physics

    Dr. Bernhard Wunderlich mit Prof. Andreas Bausch
    How does a physicist become a rapper? Or: How does a rapper get involved in Physics? Bernhard Wunderlich a.k.a. Holunder – member of the hip-hop group Blumentopf – is now a TUM graduate. Verena Meinecke was able to talk to him for the TUMstudinews.
  • TUMitfahrer App:

    Shared Location-Commuting

    Would you like to travel from one TUM-site to another quickly? With the TUMitfahrer App, you can. The new app for iPhones and Android smart phones provides shared journeys between Munich, Garching and Weihenstephan to help TUM students and staff to commute between the different locations.
  • 10 years TUfast:

    TUM Students Construct World Class Racing Cars

    Rennwagen nb012 vom TUfast Racing Team (Foto: Raul Marksteiner/TUfast Racing Team)
    The TUfast Racing Team – which consists of TUM students – is working on a racing car that is supposed to compete with the world class. Every year, the team takes part in the international Formula Student Cup with a self-designed car – successfully. TUfast is currently third in the world rankings. The goal for 2013 is to win the German Formula Student Cup in Hockenheim.
  • Diversity and Talent Management:

    Diversity is a Source of Creativity

    Portrait Prof. Klaus Diepold
    Prof. Klaus Diepold is the new Senior Vice President for Diversity and Talent Management. He is especially popular among the students – and his lectures on digital video are legendary. "Diversity" – what does that mean for the TUM precisely? How does talent management work? What are Diepold’s plans regarding his assignment? Verena Meinecke asked the new Vice President a few questions.
  • IT Security:

    Safe Use of Mobile Devices

    Mobile Endgeräte
    Tablets, smart phones etc… more and more people communicate and work with small web-enabled devices. Therefore, it is all the more important to follow some rules about the safe use of mobile devices, especially if they are also used in business. Here are the most important safety tips at a glance – as recommended by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI):
  • Photo Contest:

    „Campus Life Abroad“

    Campus ITT Bombay
    "Eight o'clock" – Marco Witzmann, a student of Mechanical Engineering, was up early to take this beautiful picture on the campus of ITT Bombay. He is the winner of the photo competition initiated by the TUM’s International Office (IO).