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...]

Europäischer Erfolg für „MaxPlanck@TUM“

in ERC-Grant-Projekt erforscht Chromosomen. (Bild: nobeastsofierce / Fotolia)

ERC Starting Grants für Projekte aus Biochemie und Neurowissenschaften

[03.08.2018] Drei Forscherinnen und Forscher aus dem „MaxPlanck@TUM“-Programm werden künftig vom Europäischen Forschungsrat (ERC) gefördert. Wie schon drei weitere Angehörige der Technischen Universität München (TUM) haben sie in der diesjährigen Wettbewerbsrunde einen ERC Starting Grant eingeworben. „Max-Planck@TUM“ ist ein deutschlandweit einmaliges Programm der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft und der TUM für junge Professorinnen und Professoren. [mehr...]

Contributions to future electromobility developments

Johannes Wandt completed his doctorate at the Chair of Technical Electrochemistry and received the German Dissertation Prize for his work. (Photo: D. Ausserhofer)

Contributions to future electromobility developments

[01.08.2018] Johannes Wandt, a doctoral candidate at TUM, has been chosen as one of this year's recipients of the German Dissertation Prize. The prize, which includes a 25,000 euro cash award, honors doctoral dissertations with important implications for society. Wandt, who conducted his doctoral research at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), explored ways of improving lithium batteries, which are used in electric cars. [more...]