Dimitar joined Kapteyn-Murnane group in January 2010. He did his M.Sc. in Physics (May 2010) in the group of Torsten Fiebig at Boston College. Dimitar obtained his B.Sc. from Sofia University, Bulgaria, in theoretical Physics in the field of Laser Physics and Quantum Electronics. He is currently working on 'lensless' imaging of femstosecond dynamics of high energy density plasma using coherent, multi-microjoule extreme ultraviolet light in a team with his brother, Tenio Popmintchev.