alumni personalities

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Successfully connected to the TU for life

It is exciting to see how many figures of distinction TU Darmstadt has produced and continues to do so. They have made groundbreaking contributions to science and research, taken on significant political positions, had an impressive career in business or achieved fame in some other way. Here is a small selection:


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Founders in portrait


Prof. Dr. Ernst-Otto Czempiel

Co-founder of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

Enis Ersü

Co_founder and CEO of ISRA-VISION AG

Dr. Marc Münch

Founder and managing director of Ingenieursgesellschaft für Risikomanagement und Sicherheit mbh (iris)

Prof. Dr. Kristina Sinemus

Founder and managing partner of Genius Wissenschaft und Kommunikation GmbH


More founders

Sebastian Buckpesch Founder and techncial director of iConsuktants GmbH (Business Informatics)
Dr. Metin Colpan Co-founder and former chairman of Qiagen (Chemistry)
Dr. Edgar Dietrich Founder of the software and service company Q-DAS (Electrical Engineering)
Tatjana Samsonowva Founder of the International Institute for Research Performance Management (IPERF) (Business Informatics)
Dr. Christian Schmidt Founder of the management consultancy Scape Consulting GmbH (Business Informatics)
John Tu Founder of Kingston Technology Co., the worldwide leading manufacturer of memory products (Electrical Engineering)
Dr. Holger Zinke Founder of Biotechnology Research and Information Network AG (Biology)