Cristina Silvano is a Full Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. She is currently the Chair of the Research Area on Computer Science and Engineering at the Dept. of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering. In 2019-2021 she was Vice-Chair of the PhD Program in Information Technology for Computer Science and Engineering. In 2017, she has been nominated IEEE Fellow for contributions to energy-efficient computer architectures. She annually teaches basic and advanced courses on computer architectures and operating systems. Her research focuses on Computer Architectures and Electronic Design Automation, with emphasis on power-aware design for embedded systems, design space exploration of energy-efficient computer architectures and application autotuning for manycore architectures and High-Performance Computing.