Mirko Sanzaro was born in Bergamo, Italy, in 1988. He obtained the Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering in 2010, and the M.Sc. Degree (summa cum laude) in Electronic Engineering in October 2013, both at Politecnico di Milano. Since November 2013 he is a Ph.D. candidate in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. His current research activity aim at the design, development and characterization of near-infrared (NIR) single-photon avalanche diodes (SPADs).