Jean-Christophe Valière is Professor at the University of Poitiers in France and a member of the Institut “Polytechnique Poitevin de Recherche et d’Ingénierie en Mécanique, Matériaux et Energétique” (Pprime) affiliated with the CNRS. His research is focused on signal processing and acoustics with applications to nonlinear acoustics and aeroacoustics. He also contributes to historical acoustics in collaboration with archaeologists.