Dominik Barbarić was born in Zagreb in 1993. He received his masters degree at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing of the University of Zagreb in 2017. During master studies, he also spent 5 months at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. He defended his master thesis entitled "Distributed optical sensor system based on Raman nonlinear scattering" under supervision of Zvonimir Šipuš, PhD. For previous work with optical sensors, Dominik received a University of Zagreb's Rector's award in 2017.