Antonio Miele was born on July 30th, 1981 at Avellino (Italy). He received the B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2003 and the M.Sc. in Computer Science Engineering in 2006 from the same university. In 2006 he also got the M.Sc. in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Finally, in 2010 he received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from Politecnico di Milano where he is now a research assistant. Dr. Miele's main research interests are the methodologies for the design and the analysis of dependable embedded systems, in particular focusing on hardware and software hardening techniques, as well as failure analysis and characterization.