Dr. techn. Robert Szlosarek, born in 1987, studied Mechatronics at the University of Applied Sciences in Zittau, Germany from 2005 to 2010. Afterwards, he finished his PhD at Graz University of Technology, Austria. Currently, he is working as a researcher at the Institute for Machine Elements, Engineering Design and Manufacturing at Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. His main field of interest is the stress and fatigue analysis of materials and machine elements.