Lukas studied Information Engineering at the University of Konstanz. In 2010, he received a Bachelor's Degree with a specialization in databases and information systems. He acquired a Master's Degree in Information Engineering with a focus on Computer Science in 2013. In his Bachelor's and Master's Thesis Lukas added support for updates in general as well as numerous optimisations for large updates to the open-source XML database BaseX.
- Lukas Kircher, Michael Grossniklaus, Christian Grün and Marc H. Scholl: Efficient Structural Bulk Updates on the Pre/Dist/Size XML Encoding. In Proceedings of ICDE 2015, 31st International Conference on Data Engineering, Seoul, Korea, April 2015.