Estimation Theory and Numerical Methods. Davy Paindaveine holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from ULB, 2002. He is full professor of Statistics at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, ULB. He sits in the editorial board of six international journals, among which the Annals of Statistics, Statistica Sinica, the Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, and Statistics and Probability Letters. Since 2005, he is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and is a visiting professor at Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie (Paris 6). In 2007, the American Statistical Association gave him the Gottfried E. Noether Young Scholar Award, for contributions to nonparametric statistics. He was co-director of ECARES from 2006 to 2012.