Loris Colombo is a fixed term researcher RTD-A. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 at the Università degli Studi di Milano with a thesis on leveraging the large-angle polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background to constrain cosmological parameters.

After his Ph.D., he spent two years at the Università di Milano-Bicocca as a postdoc, and then from 2007 to 2017 he worked as a research faculty at the University of Southern California, before moving back to Milan in 2018. His main research interest is cosmology, in particular the study of the Cosmic Microwave Background. Most of his activity has been carried out within the scope of the Planck satellite.