Christophe Bailly is a Professor of Fluid Dynamics and Acoustics at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon and head of the Center for Acoustics (ECL) in France. He graduated from ECL (1990), received his PhD in Aeroacoustics from the Ecole Centrale Paris in 1994. After one year spent at the Centre National des Etudes Spatiales (CNES), he joined the Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 5509) at ECL in 1995. He serves as lecturer in aeroacoustics at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées (ENSTA) since 2001, and is also with the Institut Universitaire de France (junior member 2007). His research activities lie in the area of turbulence and aeroacoustics. He is co-author, with Geneviève Comte-Bellot, of one textbook in turbulence, has authored or co-authored more than 92 papers in refereed journals and co-supervised over 28 Ph.D. He is also the recipient of the Yves Rocard Prize from the French Acoustical Society (1996), of the Alexandre Joannidès Prize from the Academy of Sciences (Paris, 2001) and was awarded a medal from the Air & Space Academy (2016). He is currently an Associate Editor of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal and an Advisory-Editor for Flow, Turbulence and Combustion.