Technische Universität Darmstadt
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Technische Universität Darmstadt

University

The Technische Universität Darmstadt , commonly known as TU Darmstadt, is a research university in the city of Darmstadt, Germany. It was founded in 1877 and received the right to award doctorates in 1899. In 1882, it was the first university in the world to set up a chair in electrical engineering. In 1883, the university founded the first faculty of electrical engineering and introduced the world’s first degree course in electrical engineering. In 2004, it became the first German university to be declared as an autonomous university. TU Darmstadt has assumed a pioneering role in Germany. Computer science, electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, mechatronics, business informatics, political science and many more courses were introduced as scientific disciplines in Germany by Darmstadt faculty.

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What is Technische Universität Darmstadt known for?

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Computer Science
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Engineering
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Mathematics
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Chemistry
#141 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#152 World Rank
Physics
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Biology
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Philosophy
#405 World Rank
Communications
#445 World Rank
Economics
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History
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Sociology
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Political Science
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Business
#783 World Rank
Psychology
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Education

Influential People

Who are Technische Universität Darmstadt's Most influential alumni?

Technische Universität Darmstadt's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics. Technische Universität Darmstadt’s most academically influential people include Gerhard Herzberg, Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, and Peter Grünberg.

Gerhard Herzberg
Gerhard Herzberg

German-Canadian physicist and physical chemist

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Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky
Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky

Russian engineer

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Peter Grünberg
Peter Grünberg

German physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate

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John Tu

American billionaire

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Kurt H. Debus
Kurt H. Debus

SS officer and physicist

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William Prager

American applied mathematician

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Oliver Zipse
Oliver Zipse

German manager

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Peter Schnell

German computer scientist and entrepreneur

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El Lissitzky
El Lissitzky

Soviet artist, designer, photographer, teacher, typographer and architect

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August Föppl
August Föppl

Professor of engineering

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Rudolf Goldschmidt

German engineer

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Wilhelm Runge

German physicist

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