Professor Lackner was born in 1977 and graduated from the Technical University of Vienna in 2001 with a degree in technical chemistry. In 2009, he received his Ph.D. from the Technical University of Vienna. During this period, R&D and management were carried out in different research institutes and enterprises in Austria, Sweden and China, including research and project manager of the Technical Research Institute of Lund University, Sweden, and executive manager of the synthetic plant of Bolu Plastics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Vienna Industry Senior Researcher at the University of Chemical Industry. In 2015, he entered the Vienna University of Applied Sciences and taught as a teaching director for electromechanical/robot and international economics and engineering. Professor Lackner is now active in various fields such as teaching, research, and entrepreneurship. He is a member of the advisory board of the Austrian Industry Federation and has won several awards for his innovative research and development.