Luis A. García-Escudero, Ph.D., is Full Professor in the Department of Statistics and Operational Research of the University of Valladolid. Most of his scientific production is about robust cluster analysis and robust mixture modelling. He has also contribution on energy efficiency and reliability in electrical systems. He is author or coauthor of more than 60 scientific peer-reviewed scientific works, most of which are published in leading international journals, such as Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association and Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B. He is member of the steering committee of the ICORS (International Conference of Robust Statistics) and he served as associated editor of Statistical Methods & Applications and TEST.