Hans-Christoph Eckstein is currently the head of the lighting department at Lucid Motors and technical fellow for lighting and optical technologies. He has been at the company for over three years and started working at the company as a lead optical engineer for lighting and sensing. Eckstein previously came from Fraunhofer IOF, where he was at the company for over 11 years. Eckstein graduated M.Sc. physics in Jena, Germany 2006.