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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.

Spiralförmige Wellen bilden sich auf der Rhodium-Folie. Sie liefern wichtige Information über die chemischen Eigenschaften der Oberfläche.

Chemical waves guide to catalysts of the future


Spectacular electron microscope images at TU Wien lead to important findings: Chemical reactions can produce spiral-like multi-frequency waves and thus provide local information about catalysts.

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.