Christian Monzio Compagnoni was born in Busto Arsizio, Italy, in 1976.
He received the Laurea (cum laude) degree in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from the Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. Since 2006 he has been with the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, first in the capacity of Assistant Professor (from April 2006 to March 2015) and then of Professor of Electronic Engineering (since March 2015).
Christian Monzio Compagnoni's research activities have been devoted to the basic physics involved in the operation and in the reliability of solid-state technologies for data storage, with emphasis on deca-nanometer NOR and NAND Flash memories and on emerging memories based on discrete traps. On these topics, he authored about 100 papers published in international journals and conference proceedings and he holds 2 US patents. Christian Monzio Compagnoni was the recipient of the "Outstanding paper Award" at the IEEE-IRPS in 2008 and of the "Best Student Paper Award" at the IEEE-IRPS in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He served in the technical program committee for the session "Memory" of the IEEE-IRPS in 2009 and 2010.