Francesco Pauli is full professor of Statistics at the Deaprtment of Economics, Business, Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Trieste since 2021. Previously he has been associate professor at the University of Trieste and Researcher at the universities of Trieste and Padova. He obtained a PhD in Statitics from the University of Padova in 2000. He teaches statistics courses at Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. His most recent research interests include Bayesian hierarchical models, semiparametric regression, models for extreme value, epidemiological applications. He is a fellow of the Italian Statistical Society.