TUM San Francisco - the liaison office for North America

Since 2015, TUM San Francisco has been promoting TUM's research and innovation topics in North America and intensifying TUM's relationships with top U.S. and Canadian institutions. The liaison office keeps the TUM community informed about trends in higher education and developments in research and industry in North America. As the first point of contact for TUM researchers and staff, the office supports transatlantic projects and establishes contact with local stakeholders.

News and Insights from the TUM San Francisco liaison office

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TUM San Francisco: TUM Boring – It’s anything but!

Screenshot of the parties involved in the Zoom call

Students in the TUM Student Initiative TUM Boring – Innovation in Tunneling will compete this summer in the USA in the Not-A-Boring-Competition founded by Elon Musk. TUM San Francisco Liaison Officer, Jeff… [read more]

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TUM San Francisco: Alumni-Chat with Polly Arnold – a plea for more diversity in STEM fields

On February 25, 2021 TUM alumni and friends from around the world gathered for a TUM San Francisco Alumni Chat – this time with TUM Ambassador Polly Arnold.

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TUM San Francisco Insights: U.S. plans return to science and evidence-based policymaking

With the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala Harris as the 46th President and Vice President of the United States, there is a sense of relief and renewed optimism in the higher education and…

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TUM San Francisco: Wunderbar Together continues in 2021

Wunderbar Together promotes contact and dialogue between Germans and Americans. It is a people-first program sponsored by the Goethe Institute, which grew out of the 2018 Year of German-American Friendship. We…

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TUM San Francisco: Green chemistry for a cleaner, safer world

On November 23, 2020 over 25 researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), McGill University in Canada, and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology met for a virtual workshop to discuss green…