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...]

Top-notch
protein research

Topping-out ceremony for the new building on campus in Garching: Prof. Stephan Sieber, Vice Director of the Center, Thomas Rachel, Member of Parliament, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Alfons Kraft, Second Mayor of Garching, TU President Wolfgang A. Herrmann and Ilse Aigner, Bavarian Minister of Housing, Construction and Transport (from left to right). (Photo: A. Heddergott / TUM)

Topping-out ceremony for new biomedical research center

[30.08.2018] With the construction of the new protein research center in Garching, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is strengthening its biomedical research. At the topping-out ceremony on August 30, 2018, TUM President Wolfgang A. Herrmann emphasized the interdisciplinary cooperation in the new research center. State Minister Aigner acknowledged the importance of the new building for the development of the research campus in Garching. [more...]

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...]