Tag Archives: Technical University of Munich

Deutsches Museum and Technical University of Munich Unveil “Light and Matter” Exhibition on Quantum Physics

(IN BRIEF) The Deutsches Museum in Munich, in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich and the Munich Centre for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST), is launching the “Light and Matter” exhibition. This exhibition aims to make quantum physics accessible … Read the full press release

sewts: Innovating Robotics in Laundry and Beyond

(IN BRIEF) Munich-based start-up sewts is revolutionizing industrial processes with AI-powered robots adept at handling materials with dynamic shapes, particularly textiles. Founded by graduates of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), sewts initially focused on automating tasks in industrial laundries, … Read the full press release

Transforming Robotics: Prof. Majid Khadiv’s Quest for Autonomous Humanoid Robots

(IN BRIEF) In a pioneering effort to advance robotics, Professor Majid Khadiv, TUM’s Professor of AI Planning in Dynamic Environments, is spearheading the development of ‘Automan’, an autonomous humanoid robot capable of undertaking dangerous or repetitive tasks. With a vision … Read the full press release

Prof Angela Schoellig Utilizes ChatGPT to Choreograph Drone Swarms Safely

(IN BRIEF) Professor Angela Schoellig from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has harnessed the power of ChatGPT to develop choreographies for swarms of drones synchronized to music, while implementing an additional safety filter to prevent mid-air collisions. This innovative … Read the full press release

Siemens Launches Groundbreaking Technology Center at Garching Research Campus

(IN BRIEF) Siemens inaugurates the first building complex of the Siemens Technology Center (STC) at Garching Research Campus, marking a significant milestone in Germany’s technological advancement. The STC, situated alongside prestigious institutions like the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the … Read the full press release

Unveiling Genetic Responses: Study Illuminates Boron Deficiency Impact on Oilseed Rape Plants

(IN BRIEF) A collaborative study involving researchers from the Technical University of Munich, Bielefeld University, and the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research sheds light on the genetic mechanisms underlying the detrimental effects of boron deficiency on … Read the full press release

Gut Microbiome Composition Linked to Reduced Risk of Graft Versus Host Disease After Stem Cell Transplantation

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Universitätsklinikum Regensburg (UKR) have discovered that certain microbes in the gut can significantly reduce the occurrence of graft versus host disease (GvHD) following stem cell transplantation. By analyzing … Read the full press release

HackaTUM 2023: Students Innovate Solutions for Practical Problems in Eighth Annual Hackathon

(IN BRIEF) The eighth edition of the annual “hackaTUM” hackathon, organized by the TUM School of Computation, Information, and Technology (CIT), recently took place, drawing participation from students across 75 universities spanning three continents. With a focus on addressing practical … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich Achieves Unprecedented Precision in Earth’s Rotation Measurement

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have made a groundbreaking advancement in the measurement of the Earth’s rotation. By enhancing a ring laser system at the Geodetic Observatory Wettzell, the team has achieved an unprecedented level … Read the full press release

Late-Stage Parkinson’s Patients Find New Hope in Treatment Changes, TUM Study Shows

(IN BRIEF) A recent study led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) reveals that late-stage Parkinson’s disease patients may benefit from changes in treatment, even after invasive therapies have been attempted. The study analyzed data from 22 German Parkinson’s … Read the full press release

Nobel Sustainability Trust and TUM Launch Prestigious ‘Sustainability Award’ Honoring Climate Champions

(IN BRIEF) The Nobel Sustainability Trust (NST) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are introducing the “Sustainability Award supported by NST” for exceptional research and development efforts in sustainable energy and climate change economics. The inaugural recipients are Prof. … Read the full press release

Ghanaian Professor Jerry John Kponyo Explores Ethical AI and Afrocentric Datasets in Global Discourse Series

(IN BRIEF) Professor Jerry John Kponyo from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana delves into the concept of responsible AI as part of the “One Topic, One Loop” global discourse series. He highlights the significance of … Read the full press release

New Inhalable RNA Drug Shows Promise in Curbing Severe Lung Inflammation

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed an inhalable RNA-based drug that targets macrophages, overactive immune cells often responsible for lung damage in diseases like Covid-19. The drug, RCS-21, inhibits the activity of microRNA 21, … Read the full press release

Researchers Discover Previously Unknown Methane Sources in Hamburg, Highlighting Importance of Emission Reduction

(IN BRIEF) A team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich conducted a study in Hamburg to identify methane leaks and previously unknown sources of methane emissions in urban areas. Methane, the second most common greenhouse gas, has a … Read the full press release

Historic Carmelite Church in Straubing Becomes TUM’s Official University Church

(IN BRIEF) The Carmelite church in Straubing, Bavaria, has been designated as the official university church for the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The church is part of the historic Carmelite monastery, which was acquired by the State of Bavaria … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich students set new standards with latest electric car design

(IN BRIEF) The Technical University of Munich has unveiled its latest electric car developed by student group TUfast Eco. The new car, called muc023, sets new standards in efficiency with lower weight, increased efficiency in individual components and significantly reduced … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich to contribute expertise on sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship to BayZeN

(IN BRIEF) Six Bavarian universities have come together to establish the Bavarian University Sustainability Center (BayZeN) to promote inter-institutional networking and collaboration on sustainability issues. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) will contribute its expertise in sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship … Read the full press release

Germany Invests €39 Million in Hydrogen-based Chemical Research in Southeastern Bavaria

(IN BRIEF) The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced funding of approximately 39 million euros for the “Alliance Project H2 Living Laboratory Burghausen”, which will focus on the use of hydrogen as an energy source and … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Nobel Sustainability Trust (NST) to recognize significant contributions to the field of Sustainability with the launch of three new Sustainability Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 14-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities with focus on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and social sciences, has announced a new partnership with The Nobel Sustainability … Read the full press release

The ECOLOPES project, led by Technical University of Munich (TUM) and funded by the EU, to ensure humans, plants, animals are equally included in the city’s infrastructure and urbanization

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 8-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities with focus on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and social sciences, has announced that its researchers are part of and … Read the full press release

City landscape designs for plants, animals, and people will be discussed at the 15th Weihenstephan Forum organized by the Technical University of Munich

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 23-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities with focus on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and social sciences, has announced that its Department of Restoration Ecology will … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: neutrons may be the solution for detecting clogs in oil and gas pipelines underwater

(PRESS RELEASE) MÜNICH, 21-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), a German public research university and one of Europe’s leading research universities, has announced that researchers at its Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) may have found … Read the full press release

Prof. Markus Lienkamp on Technical University of Munich’s software that enable driverless race cars compete in motor sports

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM) , a German public research university and one of Europe’s leading research universities, has announced that it has developed a software which enabled race cars to compete in … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge researchers: classical physics can be used to understand prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs)

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge, the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, has announced that its researchers used computer modelling to study potential new phases of matter known as prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs). Until … Read the full press release

TUM, DKTK, University Medical Center Göttingen researchers looked into how pancreatic and extrahepatic bile duct cancers develop

Why identical mutations cause different types of cancer Cancer development is influenced by tissue type (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities, has announced that its Professor for Translational Cancer … Read the full press release

Audi Environmental Foundation presents the 8th Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) Award

(PRESS RELEASE) INGOLSTADT, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi Environmental Foundation recognised two master’s theses in the Sustainable Resource Management course of study. The 8th SRM Award went to Julia Möbius and Sebastian Heinz of Technical University of Munich. Each of the winners received 1,500 euros prize … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) launches new training program to address the shortage of small-town doctors

MUNICH, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Attracting young physicians to small towns and rural areas can be challenging. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has devised a new training program to address the shortage of small-town practitioners by encouraging medical students … Read the full press release

New Department of Aerospace, Aeronautics and Geodesy established at the Technical University of Munich

MUNICH, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In response to epoch-making developments in aviation and space flight, the Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder announced the establishment of a new engineering department at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in his government statement … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich scientists described a new class of designed macrocyclic peptides that are highly potent inhibitors of amyloid formation

MUNICH, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now come a little bit closer to … Read the full press release

The German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded the 2018 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize to Antonia Wachter-Zeh of Technical University of Munich (TUM)

TUM scientist wins the most important German award for young talent MUNICH, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Research Foundation (DFG) has awarded the 2018 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize to Antonia Wachter-Zeh, Professor of Coding for Communications and Data Storage. Wachter-Zeh has … Read the full press release

New research shows insects are threatened with a serious decline in species diversity in the near future

MUNICH, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Together with their colleagues from the Senckenberg German Entomological Institute, scientists of Technical University of Munich (TUM) were able to show that currently widespread insects are threatened with a serious decline in species diversity in the … Read the full press release

New substance discovered against life-threatening tuberculosis infections

MUNICH, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In search of new strategies against life-threatening tuberculosis infections, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), as well as Harvard University and Texas A&M University in the USA have found a new ally. They … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM): Nano-CT device that creates three-dimensional x-ray images at resolutions up to 100 nanometer

Novel imaging device creates high-resolution 3D-x-rays of tiny velvet worm legs MUNICH, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, but so far, the technology has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. In … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) and TUM School of Management will get involved in the Bildungscampus Heilbronn

MUNICH, 07-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the initiative of the Dieter Schwarz Stiftung, a German non-profit organization, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the TUM School of Management will get involved in the Bildungscampus Heilbronn. The three focal areas of … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) scientists developed holography to depict the radiation of a Wi-Fi transmitter

MUNICH, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a holographic imaging process that depicts the radiation of a Wi-Fi transmitter to generate three-dimensional images of the surrounding environment. Industrial facility operators could use this … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) is now the fourth-ranked in Reuters ranking of Europe’s 100 most innovative universities

MUNICH, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has moved up once again to the become the fourth-ranked in the latest Reuters ranking of Europe’s 100 most innovative universities. The British news agency Reuters analyzes how strongly the … Read the full press release

New Study Shows Links Between Zinc Levels and Cardiac Health

MUNICH, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In addition to essential metabolic functions, the level of zinc in the body also affects the heart muscle. When oxidative stress occurs, it may be due to a shortage of zinc, which can be determined by … Read the full press release

Working With a Robotic Arm is now safer with “skin” made from sensors

Delft, Netherlands, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Partners from the Factory in a Day project have developed a prototype of a robotic arm that is completely covered with sensors. The idea is that this will make it virtually impossible for the arm … Read the full press release

Researchers from Technical University of Munich to develop a computer model to help improve wind farm efficiency

MUNICH, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Often hundreds of rotors can be installed in a typical wind farm. A little known fact, however, is that the shadowing caused by the wind turbine rotors impacts the performance of neighboring turbines and reduces their … Read the full press release