Davide Zoni was born in Cremona in 1985. He received his bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2007 and discussed his MSc thesis in 2010, working on optimal resource allocation in multi-core architectures. Since January 2011, Davide is a PhD student at DEI department. His advisor is Professor William Fornaciari. His research interests include design methodologies for embedded systems, with particular emphasis on network-on-chip design and optimization for multi-core architectures.