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...]

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...]

European Union funds
research projects

In her ERC-funded project, Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu will use combined data from satellites and crowdsourcing platforms to learn more about the growth of cities. (image: U. Benz / TUM)

Scientists at TUM receive ten ERC Grants

[21.12.2016] Each year, the European Research Council (ERC) bestows funding grants for a selection of research projects across the continent. For the 2016 call, ten projects from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) were selected so far. The highly endowed ERC grants count among Europe’s most prestigious research funding awards. This year’s grantees include researchers from a range of TUM departments: Chemistry, Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering, Informatics, Medicine, Physics, as well as Electrical and Computer Engineering. [more...]