Maximilian Beinhofer was born in 1984 in Munich. Since 2003 he has been studying Mathematics in Aachen, Montpellier and Freiburg. He recieved his master's degree (Diplom) at the University of Freiburg in 2009 for a work in Probability Theory. In October 2009 he started to work as a graduate student at the Autonomous Intelligent Systems Group at the University of Freiburg.