Simone Formentin was born in Legnano, Italy, in 1984. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Automation Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 2006 and 2008, respectively. In 2012, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Information Technology within a joint program between Politecnico di Milano and Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria.
After that, he held postdoctoral appointments at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland and Università degli studi di Bergamo, Italy. Since 2014, he has been an Assistant Professor at Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria of Politecnico di Milano.
His research interests include data-driven optimization and control, mechatronics and automotive applications.