José Antonio Vilar-Fernández has been a Professor at the University of A Coruña since 1990. His research interests include classification and clustering of time series, nonparametric inference under dependence and resampling methods. He has participated in more than 30 competitive projects/research contracts and published more than 40 papers in JCR journals. He is member of the Scientific Committee of the Technological Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITMATI), affiliated researcher of the CITIC and has held several academic positions. Professor Vilar-Fernández is supervising a project in the next round.