The Research Alumni Network of TUM
TUM Research Alumni: This refers to all the scientists who have been guests at TUM over the past decades and have enriched the university with their expertise and international experience.
You would like to recommend someone as a TUM Ambassador?
All you need to do is fill in the form and send it to isabel.werdin(at)tum.de. Perhaps your guests will be awarded next year. More information about the relevant criteria can be found in the document.
Research Alumni in Portrait
Medical couple Inas Abdelaziz and Hossam Sherif
„Medicine is our passion“
Inas Abdelaziz and Hossam Sherif were able to advance their research work at TUM thanks to a postdoc scholarship. Despite great cultural differences, they and their German colleagues had a common goal in mind: to help people.
Chemist Fun Man Fung
„Learning has to be fun“
Fun Man Fung completed his Master in Industrial Chemistry at TUM Asia. He was delighted to find passionate professors from all over the world there. Today he teaches at the university himself and uses technology-based methods to make teaching truly sustainable.
TUM Research Alumna Yana Bromberg
„I want to use Bioinformatics to cure diseases“
It would be possible to make a movie about her: born in Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn, Yana Bromberg worked her way up and today she is a globally successful professor. She also has strong ties to TUM.
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 Subhasis Chaudhuri
„I have gained both a research partner and a friend“
Subhasis Chaudhuri enjoys being a guest at TUM. Here, the top researcher in the field of image processing has been able to significantly expand the scope of his pioneering work. Thanks to his research, it will probably soon be possible to touch virtual objects.
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 Research Alumni in Action
Mentoring for Scientists connects (international) Research Alumni and guest scientists to doctoral students and postdocs. The focus here is on the personal exchange between researchers at different career levels.