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]


DNA origami technique enables the building of virus-sized structures

Using the DNA origami technology, Hendrik Dietz - TUM-IAS Carl von Linde Senior Fellow and Professor of Biomolecular Nanotechnology at TUM - has been building nanometer-scale objects for several years. Now Dietz and his team have...[more]


International Effort for Determining Munich Greenhouse Gas and Pollutant Emissions

The majority of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions originates from cities, therefore monitoring emissions in cities is essential to fight climate change. Munich sets up an ambitious emission reduction goal to cut CO2...[more]


Novel Nano-CT device can create 3D-x-rays of very small objects

While Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, the technology so far has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) - among them Prof. Franz...[more]


EMBO Gold Medal 2017 for Hans Fischer Senior Fellow Prof. Maya Schuldiner

Hans Fischer Senior Fellow Prof. Maya Schuldiner (Weizmann Institute of Science) has received the 2017 EMBO Gold Medal for significantly advancing the understanding of protein synthesis, trafficking and quality control. The...[more]


Honorable Professorship of Hunan Agricultural University for Alumnus Fellow Prof. Daniel Gianola

Prof. Daniel Gianola, Alumnus Hans Fischer Senior Fellow from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named a Honorable Professor of Hunan Agricultural University in Changsha, China. Other Honorable Professors include...[more]