Alain Le Bot is graduated in Engineering, holds a Master of Mathematics, is Doctor in Acoustics and is accredited to supervise research. He started his career as Assistant Professor in Mathematics at Institut national polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INP-HB) in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast. Back in France, he joined EDF as research engineer in the Department of Acoustics and Vibratory Mechanics. Alain Le Bot is currently Senior Researcher at the French CNRS in the Tribology and System Dynamics Laboratory (UMR CNRS 5513) in École Centrale de Lyon. His research concerns statistical theories in tribology, sound and vibration. Author of a book in vibroacoustics edited by Oxford University Press Alain Le Bot is responsible of the course Random vibration in Ecole centrale de Lyon, member of the Executive Committee of labex Celya, officier in Agence française de développement and deputy director of Ecole doctorale MEGA.