We are a non-profit organization, which unites students, researchers, alumni and friends of the Technical University of Munich.

All of us work on the question, how energy transition can foster sustainable development of communities in Africa.

In addition, we are an accredited university group of

Technical University of Munich

Our Story

Lecture Series Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Winter 2015/16

Award winning teaching concept “Renewable Energy Systems in Developing Countries”

Winter 2016/17

Student project “Energy concept for the rural community of St. Rupert Mayer, Zimbabwe”

Energy Water Food system in St. Rupert Mayer
Summer School TUM, Reitenhaslach

October 2017

Support at the “1st international TUM Summer School on Energy, Water and Food in Africa”

Winter 2017/18

Student project “Energy concept for the urban township of Mbare, Zimbabwe”

Student project, Mbare, Zimbabwe
RERIS Conference Lesotho

January 2018

7 oral and poster presentations by TUM students at the “Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium in Lesotho”

June 2018

Research trip to Zimbabwe of 10 TUM students to finalize concepts for St. Rupert Mayer and Mbare

Research trip to Zimbabwe
Logo TU eMpower Africa e.V.

October 2018

Registration of “TU eMpower Africa e.V.” as a Non-Profit Organization and as an accredited university group of TUM

Our Team

Johannes Winklmaier

Johannes Winklmaier

Mechanical Engineering
PhD candidate

FOUNDER
CEO

Anurag Mohapatra

Anurag Mohapatra

Electrical Engineering
PhD candidate

FOUNDER
COO

Stefan Oberleitner

Stefan Oberleitner

Electrical Engineering
Student


CFO

Hajer Ben Charrada

Hajer Ben Charrada

Mechanical Engineering

Consultant

FOUNDER

Rim Rezgui

Rim Rezgui

Sustainable Resource Management
Student

FOUNDER

Christopher Schulze

Christopher Schulze

Environmental Planning & Ecological Engineering
PhD candidate

FOUNDER

… and many more supporting students and researchers

Our Structure

Organizational structure of TU eMpower Africa e.V.