Olivier Le Maître is a Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France. He graduated in mechanical engineering and aero-thermo-chemistry at the University du Havre in 1995; PhD in computational mechanics at the University du Havre in 1998; Habilitation Diploma at the University d’Evry in 2006. From 1998 to 2007 he was Assistant Professor at the mechanical engineering department of the University d’Evry, Paris, before being appointed as full researcher by the CNRS and joining the LIMSI (Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering) in Orsay. He was promoted CNRS Research Director in 2011. From 2013 to 2015 he was Visiting Professor at Duke University and Visiting Faculty at the Center for Uncertainty Quantification of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He has visited multiple times the Johns Hopkins University and Sandia National Labs as a visiting researcher or professor. He has co-authored more than 70 publications in international journals and serves currently as associate editor of the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing and member of the editorial board of the International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification. His research activities concern uncertainty quantification methods, computational fluid dynamics, numerical approximation of PDEs, reactive and dynamical systems.