Fabrizio Ferrandi was born in Ponte dell'Olio (Piacenza) on October 14th, 1967. Fabrizio Ferrandi received his Laurea (cum laude) in Electronic Engineering in 1992 and the Ph.D. degree in Information and Automation Engineering (Computer Engineering) from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 1997. He has been an Assistant Professor at the Politecnico di Milano, until 2002. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione of the Politecnico di Milano. His research interests include synthesis, verification simulation and testing of digital circuits and systems. Fabrizio Ferrandi is a Member of IEEE, of the IEEE Computer Society and of the Test Technology Technical Committee.