Thomas Dittrich was born 1992 in Upper Austria. He attended a technical high school (HTL Waidhofen a. d. Ybbs) where he graduated 2012 in electrical engineering with focus on information technology (with distinction). He received his BSc. degree in information and communications engineering (with distinction) in 2015 from Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria, and his Dipl.-Ing. (equivalent to MSc.) degree in telecommunications (with distinction) in 2018 from TU Wien, Austria. In 2018, he joined the Communication Theory Group at the Institute of Telecommunications as a research and teaching assistant.