Claudio Agostinelli graduated from the University of Padova and
PhD from the University of Padova in 1998. He has been Researcher in Statistics at the University Cà Foscari of Venezia, Italia, from 2001. Since 2005 he is Associate Professor of Statistics at the same university. His principal area of research is robust statistics. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, R Foundation and of the Italian Statistical Society.