Arnak Dalalyan is a Professor of Statistics at ENSAE, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, and the Director of the Center of Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST). In 1999, Prof. Dalalyan received an M.Sc. from the Paris 6 University and in 2001, earned a PhD from the University of Le Mans. He defended his habilitation in 2007 at the Paris 6 University. Prof. Dalalyan's research focuses on high-dimensional statistics, statistical machine learning, nonparametric function estimation, and computer vision. He serves currently as Associate Editor for several statistical journals including the Annals of Statistics, Bernoulli, Electronic Journal of Statistics and Journal of Machine Learning Research.