Federico Marini is full professor of Analytical Chemistry at Sapienza University of Rome. In 2006, he was awarded the Young Researcher Prize from the Analytical Division of Italian Chemical Society and in 2012 he won the Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems Award “for his achievements in chemometrics”. He has been visiting professor in various Universities (Copenhagen, Stellenbosch, Silesia, Lille). His research activity is focused on all aspects of chemometrics, ranging from the application of existing methods to real world problems in different fields to the design and development of novel algorithms. He is author of more than 270 papers in international journals and book chapters, and he edited and coauthored the book Chemometrics in food chemistry (Elsevier). He is Editor of Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems and Frontiers in Analytical Science and member of the Editorial boards of Analytica Chimica Acta, J. of Chemometrics, J. of NIR Spectroscopy, J. of Spectral Imaging and Food Chemistry and he serves as Associate Editor for Chemometrics in Wiley’s Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry. He is currently the leader of the Chemometric study group of DAC-EuChemS.