Maximilian Laurs was born on October 29th 1992 in Aachen (Germany). He studied Business Administration and Civil Engineering at RWTH Aachen University and completed it in 2018. Since then, he has continued his studies as a PhD Student in Aachen at the Institute of Steel Construction, supervised by Prof. Feldmann. His main research topic is in the sector of cold bending of glass and glass structures. He teaches glass construction at the faculty of civil engineering of RWTH Aachen University.