Dimitra Ladika is a PhD candidate at the Materials Science and Technology Department of the University of Crete, Greece. She received her MSc in “Photonics and Nanoelectronics” in 2018 from the Department of Physics, University of Crete, and her BSc in Physics in 2016 from the Physics Departments of the University of Patras, Greece. She joined the research group of Dr. Maria Farsari at FORTH/IESL in 2017, where she completed her MSc thesis. In 2019, she started her PhD in the group of Dr. Maria Farsari. In her PhD, her research is focused on the fabrication of nanophotonic devices, using Multiphoton Polymerization, as well as in development of optical setups for nonlinear characterization of novel photosensitive materials. She awarded an IKY scholarship from Greece and the European Union in 2022.