Fredrik Lindsten is Associate Professor at the Division of Statistics and Machine Learning, Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden. He received his MSc degree in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering in 2008 and a PhD in Automatic Control in 2013, both from Linköping University. In 2014 and 2015 he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Engineering, the University of Cambridge, UK. During spring 2012 he was a Visiting Student Researcher at the Statistical Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of California, Berkeley, USA and during spring 2015 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Statistics, the University of Oxford, UK. He has received the Ingvar Carlsson Award by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, and the Benzelius Award by the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala. Lindsten’s main research interests are in statistical machine learning and computational statistics.