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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.

Ein Laserpuls trifft auf Nickel (grün). Elektronen, deren Spin nach oben zeigt (rot) wechseln in das Silizium (gelb). Aus dem Silizium wechseln Elektronen beider Spinrichtungen zurück in die Nickel-Schicht.

Gigantic Ultrafast Spin Currents

23.05.2016

Scientists from TU Wien (Vienna) are proposing a new method for creating extremely strong spin currents. They are essential for spintronics, a technology that could replace today’s electronics.


Florian Libisch

Graphene: a Quantum of Current

20.05.2016

When current comes in discrete packages: Viennese scientists unravel the quantum properties of the carbon material graphene.


Auch Bäume haben einen Tag-Nacht-Rhythmus

How do trees go to sleep?

17.05.2016

Scientists from Austria, Finland and Hungary are using laser scanners to study the day-night rhythm of trees. As it turns out, trees go to sleep too.


Plattformen, die stabil auf dem Wasser treiben

More space to soak up the sun

20.04.2016

Hundred-metre long platforms which remain steady and stable in rough sea weather: TU Wien’s lightweight construction creates new space for solar energy out on the water.


Diversity

TU Diversity Project 2016

18.04.2016

There will be special opportunities relating to the various items under "Diversity", as part of the human resources development programme. Please register now!