Patrick Steglich is a research associate at the Leibniz-Institute for Innovative Microelectronics IHP in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. He is a lecturer and guest scientist at the Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, Germany. He holds a master\'s degree in photonics from the Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau since 2013. In 2016, he completed his Ph.D. in photonics at Universita Roma \'Tor Vergata\'. He is the author of more than 40 scientific articles and holds currently four patents in the field of photonics and optical technologies. His research is focusing on the development of electro-optic modulators based on silicon and silicon-organic hybrid materials.