Research news: A simple mechanism could have been decisive for the development of life

In the beginning was the phase separation The question of the origin of life remains one of the oldest unanswered scientific questions. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now shown for the first time that...[more]


New Acting TUM-IAS Managing Director: Tatjana Steinberger

As of April 1, 2018, Tatjana Steinberger has taken over the position of an acting managing director of the TUM Institute for Advanced Study. Having served as a program manager of the TUM-IAS for the past eight years, no one can...[more]


Antonia Wachter-Zeh receives the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

We are happy to announce that TUM-IAS Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Prof. Antonia Wachter-Zeh (TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering), head of the TUM-IAS Focus Group "Coding for Communications and Data...[more]


Kaye Morgan receives prestigious Phillip Law Postdoctoral Award

We are happy to announce that our TUM-IAS Hans Fischer Fellow Dr. Kaye Morgan won the 2017 Philip Law Postdoctoral Award for the Physical Sciences. This award is open to outstanding early-career researchers (in the area of the...[more]


Breakthrough for peptide medication - The “Holy Grail” of peptide chemistry: Making peptide active agents available orally

Peptides, short amino acid chains that control many functions in the human body, represent a billion-dollar market, also in the pharmaceutical industry. But, normally these medications must be injected. A research team led by the...[more]


Krishnendu Chakrabarty was awarded a Fellowship from JSPS in the “Short-term S: Nobel Prize Level” category

We are happy to announce that our TUM-IAS Hans Fischer Senior Fellow Professor Krishnendu Chakrabarty (William H. Younger Professor of Engineering at Duke University and chair of Duke’s Department of Electrical and Computer...[more]


Camilla Hollanti receives Väisälä Prize in Mathematics

We are pleased to announce that our TUM-IAS Hans Fischer Fellow Professor Camilla Hollanti, who is currently on sabbatical leave from Aalto University, was awarded the Väisälä Prize in Mathematics. The prize is given to one to...[more]