Christian Monzio Compagnoni was born in 1976 in Busto Arsizio, Italy. In 2001 he received the Laurea (cum laude) degree in Electronics Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. In 2002 he joined the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione (DEI), Politecnico di Milano, where he received the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology in 2005. In 2006 he became Assistant Professor at the Politecnico di Milano. His research activities include characterization and modeling of advanced non-volatile memories and MOS devices.