Felix Schaller is the inventor of the technology as well as the head of the Department. His professional Background is design and software developing of computer simulations. In his teen age he already gained his first experience in the programming of real-time based game engines. After high school he studied mechatronics, but quit his studies before the bachelor’s degree to dedicate his professional career again the field of design and programming of computer graphics, lasting now over 10 years. The intensive study of fluid simulations brought the enlightening idea of the bionic surface about 4 years ago. The successful results were soon followed by awards such as the Querdenker Award 2012 and was nominated in Europe’s largest environmental prize the GreenTec Award-2013.