Matthias studied physics in Dresden at the Technical University and expanded his knowledge in ultrafast physics during his PhD in photonics at the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona. After 5 years abroad, he returned to Germany in 2015 and joint at APE in the Research and Development department. Here he was involved in the development of the APE optical parametric amplifier platform (AVUS product line), the APE high contrast autocorrelator (pulseCheck SM Type 2) as well as in the update of the APE spectrometer (waveScan) and many other projects. Since 2022 Matthias is a member of the APE sales department. With his profound knowledge of the technical and physical aspects of APE products he advises our customers in technical as well as commercial ways to find the best solution for their experimental requirements.