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.
TUM Research Alumni in Action
Ambassador Weekend 2022
You would like to recommend someone as a TUM Ambassador?
All you need to do is fill in the form and send it to alumniundcareer(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
TUM Ambassador Muriel Médard
“I am a pathological optimist”
TUM Ambassador Muriel Médard is a world-renowned network coding pioneer. By applying original algorithms, the Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT has solved a fundamental problem in established decoding practice. The developed a chip capable of decoding any code.
TUM Ambassador Matteo Maestri
"My multicultural network is one of the greatest blessings of my profession"
In his laboratory at the Politecnico di Milano, TUM Ambassador Matteo Maestri is doing research on chemical processes. He is equally dedicated to helping the next generation of scientists to network.
TUM Ambassador Gerhard Schenk
"I want to bring about a global impact"
TUM Ambassador Gerhard Schenk is an avid researcher and networker. Together with his colleagues at TUM, the enzyme expert is looking to advance the production of bio-based chemicals, a key industry for the future.
TUM Ambassador Kai-feng Pan
“Our collaboration is extremely successful”
TUM Ambassador Kai-feng Pan researches at Peking University on how stomach cancer can be prevented. In a joint research laboratory, the two universities can now leverage their expertise in the fight against cancer even more effectively.
TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner
„Science must be family-friendly“
In her lab in Israel, TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner believes that true gender equality is of great importance. The successful molecular geneticist together with her husband and their three children moved to Munich for a one year research stay at TUM.
TUM Research Alumni 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.