Dr. Arnoldo Frigessi is director of the Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology and the center for research-based innovation 'Big Insight' a consortium of partners from academia and the public and private sectors.

Frigessi develops new methods and stochastic models to study principles, dynamics and patterns of complex dependence. Currently, he has research collaborations in genomics, personalised medicine, infectious disease modeling including COVID-19 and preference learning.

Frigessi is elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters and knighted Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana.