TUM Master Thesis Student

Full Time / On-Site

About Radical Dot

Radical Dot is pioneering a breakthrough chemical recycling technology that cost-competitively converts difficult-to-recycle plastic waste into key sustainable chemical precursors for the industry with unprecedented energy efficiency. By displacing fossil fuels for the production of key chemicals and avoiding end-of-life emissions, Radical Dot has the potential to ultimately eliminate over 500 million tons of CO2 per year, representing over 1% of the world’s emissions.

By joining our dynamic founder team in Munich, you’re not just stepping into a workplace; you’re embracing the opportunity to redefine the future. We’re currently navigating the early Proof-of-Concept phase, pushing the boundaries to create a medium-scale industrial prototype.

We operate from the vibrant ChemSPACE environment at the TUM Venture Labs surrounded by like-minded entrepreneurs.

This is more than a job—it’s a chance to be a vital player in scaling up our transformative technology. Collaborate closely with our founding team, solve challenging problems, make a meaningful impact on climate change, and become part of the fastest-growing industry of our generation. If you’re up for the challenge, seize this opportunity now!

Your Mission

We are always looking for pragmatic, hands-on, committed and passionate TUM students for Master Thesis collaborations, if you are a Chemist or a Chemical Engineer willing to fight climate change with us, contact us! We have connections with several TUM professor for academic superision and can offer a range of topic based on your curriculum requirements and interest.

More information on the TUM portal:

  • Chemistry Master Thesis: Fundamental research and optimisation of novel plastics-to-plastic chemical recycling technology for upcoming start up.
  • Chemical Engineeting Master Thesis: Process design and parameter optimisation of novel plastics-to-plastic chemical recycling technology for upcoming start up.

Your Skillset

  • As a chemist you have initial experience in catalysis, inorganic chemistry or polymer chemistry or are willing to learn.
  • As a chemical engineer, you have initial experience with thermodynamics, modelling (e.g., ASPEN), corrosion, process design, techno-economic analysis or life cycle analysis or are willing to learn.

Your Mindset

  • Innovative and creative, ready to find solutions for problems no one has solved before.
  • Passionate about impact and contributing to the fight against climate change.
  • Collaborative, as the world biggest problems are solved as a team.
  • Have strong safety awareness, this is still chemistry!
Diversity and Inclusion
We seek individuals from varied backgrounds, each contributing a range of skills, perspectives, and mindsets to foster originality, imagination, creativity, and enjoyment in our team!

To apply for this job email your details to careers@radicaldot.com