Juan Romo (Madrid, 1959). Obtained his B.Sc. in Mathematics with Honors from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Texas A&M University. Postdoc in City University of New York. He has been Associate Professor, both in Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he is Professor of Statistics. He has been Vice-President for Graduate Studies and Vice-President for Faculty and Departments in Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and he is its President since March, 2015. Moreover, he is President of the Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) since September, 2015. Coauthor of four books, he has published articles in research journals on functional data analysis, resampling techniques and time series. His current research includes applications in genetics (microarrays), financial data, big data and image analysis.