Bruno M. Jedynak received his doctorate in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the Université Paris Sud in January 1995. He spent a year as post-doc in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago. He was then appointed as an assistant professor at the Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille. From 2003 to 2015, he was a visiting, then assistant, then associate then full research professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the Johns Hopkins University. In 2015, he moved to the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University where he is appointed as Masseeh Professor in Mathematical Sciences. His research interests include machine learning, statistical learning, statistical modeling, and stochastic optimization with applications in computer vision, medical image processing, natural language processing, bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, and computational neurobiology.