Simone Padoan is an Associate Professor in Statistics at Bocconi University. He is a scientist at the Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici - CMCC. His research interests focus on Applied Probability Statistical Theory and Computational Statistics. His major area of investigation concerns the Extreme-Value Theory. His interests range from theoretical to applied statistical problems. In particular, an area of his great interest are environmental, weather and climatic problems.