Michael Dietz received the B.Eng. degree from the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW Berlin), University of Applied Sciences, Berlin and the M.Sc. degree from the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). He joined the Nuremberg Campus of Technology in 2017, where he is engaged in research on automation technology and virtual commissioning. He is currently a lecturer at the Technische Hochschule Nürnberg. His research has been concerned with modelling mechatronic system and additionaly works on innovative concepts for engineering education.