Prof. Dr. Boris Chichkov started his scientific career in laser physics at the P.N. Lebedev Institute of Physics where he received his Ph.D. in physics in 1981 under the supervision of Prof. N.G. Basov, who got Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964. Thereafter, in 1988, he became Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics where he continued his research in laser physics. During his career, Boris Chichkov has served as a fellow in many institutes worldwide including Osaka University and Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. From 2009, he is Professor of Physics at the Leibniz Universität Hannover. His research is focused on quantum and nonlinear optics, nano- and biophotonics, nanoengineering, biomedical implants and devices.