Dr. Alexander Hildebrandt has studied electrical engineering in Ulm (Germany) and got his diploma in 2002. After working as a research associate at the University of Ilmenau and Stuttgart (Germany) he received his Ph.D. in 2009. Since 2006 he works as an engineer of automation and control in the research department of the Festo AG & Co. KG. His key activities are the control and dimensioning of pneumatic, electrical and biomechanical drives.