Sascha Steffens was born in 1975 in Birkenfeld (Nahe). After his graduation in 1994, he was trained as a radio and television technician before studying Information Technology with specialization in Microelectronics at the University of Kaiserslautern. From 2005 to 2009, he worked in the field of microelectronic circuit design. Afterwards, he worked three and a half years as an assistant in the field of mechatronics at the University of Applied Sciences in Kaiserslautern. Since May 2013 he is technician in the Robotics Research Lab. Amongst others, he is responsible for electronics development, PCB layout and mechanical constructions for the robots of the research group.