Julie Bessac is an Assistant Computational Statistician in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory. She received the B.Sc. degree in fundamental Mathematics and the M.S. degree in Probability and Statistics, respectively in 2008 and 2011 from the University of Rennes 1, France. She received the Ph.D. degree in 2014 in Applied Mathematics from the University of Rennes 1, France. Her research focuses on the statistical modeling, forecasting and uncertainty quantification for diverse applications: geophysical processes, material sciences or data compression.