Marco Brambilla is assistant professor at the Polo Regionale di Como of the Politecnico di Milano. He graduated cum laude at the Politecnico di Milano in 2001 and has taken his Ph. D. in Information Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. His research interests include Web modeling methodologies, Web design patterns and conceptual design of data-intensive Web applications. He has collaborated as an application analyst in several industrial projects with the WebRatio team. He has a wide teaching experience in Database, Fundamentals of Computer Science and Web Engineering.