News and Events

Here you can find information on current events and news of the TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology (CIT).

News for Students

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Double degree partnership with University of Queensland

In the future, master's students from both universities will be able to obtain a master's degree in Data Science at the University of Queensland in addition to their degree in Informatics at TUM. The aim of the double degree programs is to incorporate the strengths of the study programs of the…

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Epidemiology: Summer School in Kenya

Epidemics have immediate and long-term effects on people worldwide. In March 2023, young researchers from Africa and Europe will deepen their understanding of the mathematical fundamentals of infectious disease modeling.

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TUM Project Weeks in winter term 2022/23

The chair for Human-Centered Technologies for Learning (Prof. Enkelejda Kasneci) offers a course on "AI-assisted writing: the new way to get ahead" as part of the TUM Project Weeks.

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UnternehmerTUM - Programs for Students

Tech Challenge, lectures by founders or Businessplan Basics - Europe's biggest center for entrepreneurship, UnternehmerTUM, offers programs for students in the winter semester. Register now!

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Political science and mathematics - students in intercultural discourse

Franconians together with Upper Bavarians, political scientists working with mathematicians, completely different socialization and professional cultures. Is that possible? Can it be fruitful? Students started the experiment.

News from the School

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Prof. Reinhard Heckel talks with Sam Altman, Open AI

Sam Altman, CEO of the tech company Open AI, talks with Reinhard Heckel, Professor of Machine Learning, about the development of the chatbot ChatGPT. Watch the recording of the event at Audimax Munich here.

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WiWo University Ranking 2023: Top Position for Electrical Engineering and Information Systems

TUM graduates have the best career opportunities – especially if they have a degree in electrical engineering or information systems. This is the result of this year's university ranking published by the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche.

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CHE University Rankings: Top Ratings in Information Systems

Our students pursuing degrees in information systems are highly satisfied with teaching standards and study conditions. In the latest CHE University Rankings, they award excellent grades to the TUM – for digital teaching elements, the IT infrastructure and career orientation offers, among other categories.

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Prof. Claudia Eckert was awarded the Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Every year, the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts awards the Prize for Excellence in Teaching to outstanding teachers at universities in the state. The prize recognizes lecturers who are nominated by their home university together with the students on the basis of their special commitment to teaching.

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Ferienakademie Sarntal: Apply now!

The Ferienakademie takes place every year at the end of September in Sarntal (South Tyrol) - this year from Sept. 17 to 29. This joint summer school of TUM, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg and the University of Stuttgart is coordinated by the Department of Computer Science of the School of Computation, Information and Technology.

News from Research

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Team around Prof. Fabian Theis creates first integrated single-cell atlas of the human lung

International researchers have developed the Human Lung Cell Atlas, using artificial intelligence (AI)-based techniques. This atlas elucidates the diversity of single lung cell types and allows learning about lung biology in health and disease.

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Team led by Prof. Julien Gagneur develops new model to predict hereditary diseases

Under the leadership of Julien Gagneur, Professor of Computational Molecular Medicine, a Munich research team has developed an algorithm that is significantly better than its predecessors at predicting the effects of genetic mutations on RNA formation. As a result, the genetic causes of rare…

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Prof. Bernhard Seeber speaks in BR podcast

What does the cell phone speaker have to do with current pop music? Bernhard Seeber, Professor of Audio Information Processing, was a guest on the podcast "Die Sache ist die..." of the Bayerische Rundfunk. Listen to the episode – the interview starts at 22:50 min.

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Prof. Darius Burschka calculates collusion risks

Preventing accidents by computing collisions of drones or cars: that is the goal of Darius Burschka, professor at the Chair of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Embedded Systems. In principle he applies the “constant bearing” technique traditionally used by navigators at sea.

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Biomathematician Fabian Theis receives Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

The full professor for Biomathematics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been honored for his pioneering work in the analysis, modeling and interpretation of genomic data, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced.