Florian Lukas was born in 1993 in Vienna. He received his BSc. in Technical Chemistry from TU Vienna in 2020 after working on the development of toluene and its derivatives as benzylating agents during his bachelor thesis. During his MSc. studies Florian worked with Dr. Kaiser on the investigation of Claisen-type rearrangements as a tool for building scaffolds in total synthesis. He is currently working on his MSc. thesis under the supervision of Prof. Schnürch (TU Vienna) and Prof. Noël.