Nikolaos Livakas is a MSc. Candidate at the Materials Science and Technology department at University of Crete, Greece. He received a BSc degree in Material Science from the University of Crete, Greece in 2018. During the undergraduate program, he joined the Ultrafast Laser Micro- and Nano- Processing Group of IESL-FORTH for bachelor thesis entitled ”Omnidirectional Iridescence via Cylindrically-Polarized Femtosecond Laser Processing”. His current research interests include laser-assisted synthesis and modification of semiconducting nanomaterials.