Miriam Schuster, born in 1990 in Luxembourg, studied Civil Engineering from 2009 to 2014 at University of Luxembourg and TU Darmstadt. She focused and specialized on structural engineering. After working in the Luxembourgish engineering office Schroeder&Associés she returned to TU Darmstadt in February 2016 as a researcher in the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design under the supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schneider. Her topic area is the mechanical behaviour of intact and broken laminated safety glass with a main focus on the polymeric interlayer modelling.