Eleftherios Goulielmakis is a professor of physics at the University of Rostock, Germany where he currently leads the research activities of the Xtreme Photonic Lab group. He is also the head of the research group “Attoelectronics” at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany. He obtained his Bachelor´s and Master´s degree in physics and optoelectronics respectively from the University of Crete, Greece and the PhD degree from Ludiwig-Maximilans-Universität (LMU) in Munich in 2005.