Konstantinos Fokianos is a Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Cyprus. Undergraduate studies at the University of Ioannina, Greece (B. Sc. in Mathematics, 1991), graduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA (M. A., 1993 and Ph.D. in Statistics, 1996). He is with the Department of Mathematics & Statistics since 1999 (Lecturer 1999-2001, Assistant Professor 2001- 2006, Associate Professor 2006-2011 and Professor since 2012). He held a Chair in Statistics at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Lancaster University, UK. He also held visiting appointments at the Ohio State University, Ludwig Maximillians University, National Institutes of Health, EPFL, University Cergy-Pontoise, University of Bergen and TU Dortmund. He is an elected member of ISI since 2005 and Associate Editor for Statistics and Probability Letters, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis and Statistics (2010–2013), Statistics, Journal of Time Series Analysis, Journal of Risk and Financial Management and Technometrics. He is working on developing new statistical methodology for time series analysis and semiparametric inference.