January 31st 1929 - September 14th 2011
Study of Physics 1949 - 1954 Doctorate 1958 at Professor Heinz Maier-Leibnitz
Professor of Physics at the Technical University of Munich from 1965 till 1972 and from 1977 till 1997
Nobel Prize in Physics 1961 "for his researches concerning the resonance absorption of gamma radiation and his discovery in this connection of the effect which bears his name”
November 10th 1918 - July 23rd 2007
TUM Alumnus Study of Chemistry 1941 - 1942 and 1946 – 1949 Doctorate 1952 at Professor Walter Hieber
Professor of Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich from 1964 till 1985
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1973 (together with Professor Geoffrey Wilkinson) "for their pioneering work, performed independently, on the chemistry of the organometallic, so called sandwich compounds"
*February 20th 1937
TUM Alumnus Study of Chemistry 1956 - 1960 Doctorate at Professor G. Scheibe and Professor W. Hoppe 1963 Habilitation 1968
Honorary Professor at the Technical University of Munich since 1976
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 (together with Professor Johann Deisenhofer and Professor Hartmut Michel) "for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre"
*October 21st 1957
TUM Alumnus Study of Physics 1978 - 1982
Nobel Prize in Physics 2001 (together with Eric A. Cornell and Carl E. Wieman) "for the achievement of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms, and for early fundamental studies of the properties of the condensates"