Matthias Tummers was born in Belgium, in 1993. He received the University degree in Biomedical Engineering from the UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 2016. From 2017 to 2019, he was a Research Assistant and Research Engineer with the Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and the TIMC Laboratory, Grenoble, France, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in Medical Robotics from the Department of Health, Cognition and Environment Engineering at the University of Grenoble within the Computer Aided Medical Interventions team at the TIMC Laboratory, in 2023. He is currently with the Faculty of Engineering Technology of KU Leuven (Belgium) within the Robot-Assisted Surgery (RAS) group of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include medical instrumentation, the design and control of miniature medical robots and mechanical modeling of continuum robots.