Michael A. Kraus M.Sc. (hons) studied Civil Engineering at the Technical University Munich with a specialisation in structural engineering. Since 2015 Michael Kraus works at the Institute and Laboratory for Structural Engineering at the University of German Self Defence Forces in Munich. Special aspects of his research and PhD thesis lie in the fields of the application of Bayesian Machine Learning approaches to uncertainty quantification in the fields of material modelling and system identification. By end of 2018 he submitted his dissertation on ‘Machine Learning Techniques for the Material Parameter Identification of Laminated Glass in the Intact and Post-Fracture State’.