Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich has taken great efforts to meet the requirements of a rapidly changing scientific environment.
We offer a broad diversity of subjects: The traditional areas of Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry have been enriched by Chemical Technology, Radiochemistry, Food Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, and Hydrochemistry many years ago. The last years saw new expansions into the fields of Biochemistry and Construction Chemistry. [More...]

TUM congratulates
Prof. Dr. Robert Huber

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert Huber
Photo: Astrid Eckert / TUM

Nobel laureate and TUM Emeritus of Excellence is celebrating its 80th birthday

[13.01.2017] For the elucidation of the structure of the protein responsible for the photosynthesis of a bacterium, TUM alumnus Rubert Huber, together with Johann Deisenhofer and Hartmut Michel, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1988. As an Emeritus of Excellence, Huber is still closely linked to the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Today he celebrates his 80th birthday. [more...]

Nenad M. Marković receives Wilhelm Manchot Professorship

Prof. Kai-Olaf Hinrichsen, Thomas Manchot, Dr. Nenad M. Marković, Prof. W. A. Herrmann (fltr) - Photo: Andreas Battenberg / TUM

TU Munich distinction for pioneering research on electrocatalytic processes

[13.01.2017] The Department of Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Jürgen Manchot Foundation have granted the chemist Dr. Nenad M. Marković the 2016 Wilhelm Manchot Research Professorship. With this distinction, the TUM honors his pioneering work on electrocatalytic surface processes relevant to electrolysis, fuel cells and batteries. [more...]