Christian Bauer was born in Altötting, Germany, in 1989. From 2006-2010, he had an apprenticeship to become a toolmaker. After a few years of professional experience, in 2012, he started training as a mechanical engineer in Munich, which he finished in 2014. Since August 2014, he is working at Impact Innovations GmbH, where he joined the Research & Development department, Cold Spray Technology. There he is working in the field of research and development and as well as for customer service. His main research interests are coating development (special coatings for industrial applications and internal developments) and as well as the development of the Cold Spray System.