Dr.-Ing. Thomas Glaser studied mechanical engineering B.Eng. and product development and manufacturing M.Eng. at the University of Applied Sciences in Aalen. During his master's degree, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Drive Technology in Aalen, focusing on the series development of bevel gearboxes. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering focusing on the 5-axis machining of bevel gears in cooperation between Aalen University and the Technical University of Dresden. Since 2018, he has worked for J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | Group Division Turbo as an operating engineer with a focus on gear technology. In addition, he is a leading member of the CoC Gear Production of Voith Turbo.