Ambassador Weekend 2022
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.
TUM Ambassador Polly Arnold
„We all have a bias towards men“
Polly Arnold is one of the leading specialists in the field of synthetic chemistry and a strong supporter of young female scientists. As feminist influencer she addresses the under-representation of women in science linking it to the “unconscious bias” we all have.
TUM Ambassador Anca Muscholl
„TUM is a wonderful place for interdisciplinary research“
Today TUM Ambassador Anca Muscholl is an internationally esteemed researcher, who wants to make software better and more secure with her algorithms. Her way into computer science research started at TUM.
TUM Ambassador Ben L. Feringa
„Nobody ever did that before“
Professor Ben L. Feringa has been coming to the TUM for years, and when he is here he discusses the molecular machines with students and researchers. Even after receiving the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2016, he still has remained loyal to the TUM.
TUM Ambassador Amaresh Chakrabarti
„Work hard and pursue your passion“
In his native India, Amaresh Chakrabarti grew up in modest circumstances. Today he is one of the pioneers in the field of design research in his country. The TUM Ambassador’s recipe for success is a continuous international exchange.
The TUM Ambassadors belong to the group of TUM Research Alumni. This refers to all scientists and scholars who have been guests at TUM over the past decades. Many of the TUM Research Alumni enrich the university till today with their expertise and international experience.