Alumni of TUM
BR´s Production and Technical Director Birgit Spanner-Ulmer
“I always come up with something new again”
Birgit Spanner-Ulmer aims to make the world ″easier“ bit by bit. Since earning her PhD at TUM, she has been dedicating herself to the optimization of products and processes – in the industry, in science and since 2012, in public service broadcasting.
Entrepreneur Catharina van Delden
“TUM is characterised by a culture of support”
TUM Alumna Catharina van Delden has founded a company that today is one of the leading providers of software for Agile Innovation. At TUM, she has gained confidence in her abilities.
University Chancellor Andrea Bör
“In extreme situations I remain very calm and focused”
For decades, TUM Alumna Dr. Andrea Bör has been moving unerringly on the management levels of male-dominated domains. The engineer is now Chancellor of the Free University of Berlin.
TUM Ambassador Alice Gast
„Science only works internationally“
Alice Gast knows how valuable international cooperation is. The President of Imperial College London has previously worked as a researcher on projects all over the world. Together with TUM President, Wolfgang A. Herrmann, she recently launched a strategic partnership between the two universities.
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess
„Motion is my main passion“
Just a few weeks ago he has reached the top. Since April TUM Alumni Herbert Diess is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Volkswagen Group. A big task, which the 59-year-old engineer takes on with a lot of vigour and passion.
Top Manager Elisabetta Castiglioni
„I draw the best from different cultures“
After her doctorate at TUM , TUM Alumna Elisabetta Castiglioni decided against a habilitation and for a career in business. Today, the sought-after expert for digitisation has an unparalleled international career in top management.