Christoph Gärtner received his M.Sc. degree in computer science in 2020 at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Since 2020, he is a Ph.D. student at the multimedia communication lab at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. His research focuses on increasing flexibility in time-sensitive and software-defined networks. As member of the collaborative research center MAKI he works to expand the flexibility of industrial real-time networks.