Dr. Dimana Nazarova is associate professor in Institute of Optical Materials and Technologies \"Acad. Jordan Malinovski\" - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia. Currently she is a head of department \"Optical metrology and holography \". She received her first MSc in applied optics from the Sofia University and her second MSc in finance from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia. Dimana Nazarova received her PhD in physics from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in 2009. Her research interests are focused on holographic recording materials, optical metrology and optical plasmon-polariton resonances, and more specifically in azopolymers and azopolymer nanocomposites and their applications in holographic data storage.