Daniel Türk was born in Vienna, Austria. He studied mechanical engineering at the University of Technology Munich (TUM), specialising in composite structures and product development. He then decided to immerse himself in the world of service and experience design and completed an additional Master’s in Milan, Italy. He is interested in the symbiosis of design and engineering. In his doctorate, Daniel is studying novel structural designs by combining additive manufacturing with composite technologies. He is an avid kite-surfing and adventurous traveller, recently even participating in a rally from Europe to Mongolia.