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Technology for People

Our mission is "technology for people". Through our research we "develop scientific excellence",
through our teaching we "enhance comprehensive competence".

TU Wien (TUW) is located in the heart of Europe, in a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. For more than 200 years, TU Wien has been a place of research, teaching and learning in the service of progress. TU Wien is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.

Univ.Prof. Dr. A. Mahdavi im Diskurs mit einem der Gäste in der LVA Science and the quest for knowledge

Science and the quest for knowledge


A different kind of course by Professor Ardeshir Mahdavi.

Untersuchungstechnik: Mit rotem Licht beleuchten, blaues Licht zurückbekommen

Rubber blanket at an atomic level


Stresses and strains can drastically alter the properties of a material, and TU Wien has now developed a method to make these internal deformations visible.

Die analoge, natürliche Version: C.elegans

Worm Uploaded to a Computer and Trained to Balance a Pole


Is it a computer program or a living being? At TU Wien (Vienna), the boundaries become blurred. The neural system of a nematode was translated into computer code – and then the virtual worm was taught amazing tricks.