Endowed Chairs

A specific sign of acknowledgment by leading companies is the funding of endowed chairs at the TU Dresden. For the university, these chairs are one way to strengthen practice-oriented teaching and research. The endowed professorships are entitled after the candidates have undergone a regular appointment procedure.

Currently endowed Chairs at TU Dresden

Endowed Chairs Endowment Periods Donors
Vodafone Chair of Mobile Communications Systems since 1994 Vodafone Group Services Limited
Endowed Chair of Industrial Water Management
Chair of Hydro Process Engineering
2006 - 2010
2014 - 2015
Gelsenwasser AG
Endowed Chair of Transfusion Medicine since 2009 DRK Blutspendedienst Ost gGmbH
Endowed Assistant Professorship of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship 2010 - 2016 Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden
Sachsen Bank
Umwelt-Lufttechnik AG
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
bwin
Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband
digades GmbH
Ostdeutscher Sparkassenverband
SOWG mbH
Sparkasse Oberlausitz-Niederschlesien
MBN Maschinenbaubetriebe Neugersdorf GmbH
SSL Maschinenbau GmbH
Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation seit 1999 SAP AG
AREVA Chair of Imaging Techniques in Energy and Process Engineering 2012 - 2017 AREVA GmbH
Endowed Chair of Translational Clinical Research in Hematology 2012 - 2017 Celgene GmbH
Endowed Chair of Extracorporeal Therapies and Lipid Apheresis 2012 - 2017 B. Braun Avitum AG
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Endowed Chair of Organic Photovoltaics 2014 - 2019 Novaled AG
CreaPhys GmbH
Heliatek GmbH
3D-Micromac AG
Robert-Luther-Stiftung
(BMBF Programme InnoProfile Transfer)
Endowed Chair of Ultra-Precision Surface Machining using Ions and Plasmas 2014 - 2019 JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH
Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH
NTGL - Nano Technologie Leipzig GmbH
IOT - Innovative Oberflächentechnologien GmbH
AKT - Angewandte Kommunikationstechnik GmbH
(BMBF Programme InnoProfile Transfer)
Endowed Chair of Philosophy and Art History 2014 - 2019 Kuhn & Bülow Versicherungsmakler GmbH
MUSEIS SAXONICIS USUI - Freunde der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden e. V.
Endowed Chair of Blood Stem Cell Transplantation 2014 - 2019 Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei gGmbH
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks 2016 - 2018 Deutsche Telekom AG


Formerly endowed Chairs which are continued by TU Dresden

Chairs   Endowment Periods  Donors
Senior Chair of Multimedia Technology 1995 - 2000 Heinz-Nixdorf-Stiftung
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft                                                                  
Chair of Highly-Parallel VLSI-Systems and Neuromorphic Circuits 1997 - 2002 Siemens AG
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Chair of Christian Art of Late Antiquity and of the Middle Ages 1998 - 2003 C&A
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 1999 - 2009 SAP AG
Chair of Systems Engineering 2004 - 2008 Heinz-Nixdorf-Stiftung
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Chair of Eating Disorders 2004 - 2012 Ingvild und Dr. Stephan Götz
Chair of Internal Medicine with specialisation in Diabetology and Endocrinology                2004 - 2006 Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Merck KgaA
Deutsche Diabetes-Stiftung
Chair of Public Law, esp. Constitutional Law and Political Science 2009 - 2014 C.D.-Stiftung
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
Chair of Refrigeration, Cryogenics and Compressor Technology 2010 - 2015 The Schaufler Foundation