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Making Heavy Goods Vehicle Traffic Climate-Friendly

New TU Berlin research project examines the electrification of long-distance road haulage

Long-distance road haulage is a significant cause of the continued increase of CO2 emissions in the transport sector. “If we were able to begin by electrifying just a few vehicles, the high mileage of…

Statement from TU Berlin: We Oppose Discrimination and Racism

University supports Professor Dr. Maisha M. Auma against racist attacks

Technische Universität Berlin is committed to supporting and promoting the diversity of its members, protecting them from every form of discrimination, and preventing both structural racism and…

Written Examinations to Take Place Online

Only written examinations with smaller numbers of candidates may take place on campus / Summer semester 2021 also planned as a digital semester

Written examinations with more than 50 candidates may not take place face-to-face (on campus) throughout the entire examination period ending 10 April 2021. This decision was taken by the Executive…

Ottmar Edenhofer Joins Vatican Advisory Group

TU professor acts as advisor to the Roman Curia on “integral human development”

Professor Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer has been appointed by Pope Francis to the Vatican circle of advisors on integral human development. The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is a…

Call: Research Opportunities for Students

The Berlin University Alliance’s Student Research Opportunities ProgramX strengthens the relationship between teaching and research

Strengthening the relationship between teaching and (top-level) research and providing students and junior researchers the opportunity to conduct independent research – these are the goals of the…

Milestone for the Berlin University Alliance

Berlin House of Representatives passed a law to establish a cooperation platform in the form of a public corporation (Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts)

The Alliance of Excellence of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is establishing a cooperation platform in…

Knowledge transfer as a social connector

TU Berlin researchers to receive funding via the Berlin University Alliance

Social cohesion as a global challenge – this was the core focus of the BUA’s Exploration Projects Social Cohesion research call. Following a two-stage selection procedure, six projects have now been…

European Artificial Intelligence Network Officially Launched

TU Berlin part of the ELLIS society for research on artificial intelligence

The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) officially launched its 30 research units on 15 September 2020. The ELLIS society, which spans 14 European countries, encompasses…

Using Machine Learning to Combat the Coronavirus

Research project developed by TU Berlin and the University of Luxembourg receives funding of 125,000 US dollars from Google.org

The intensive binding of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on human host cells appears to be a significant factor in the virus’s high infectiousness. A joint team of researchers from TU Berlin and the…

Professor Dr. Peter Strasser Awarded Brian Conway Prize

Award for outstanding research in physical electrochemistry

Professor Dr. Peter Strasser is the first German scientist to receive the Brian Conway Prize, awarded by the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE). The ISE awards the prize every two years…