David Schlangen is professor of the "Foundations of Computational Linguistics" at the University of Potsdam, Germany. His research focuses on language use in interaction, both from theoretical and empirical perspectives, as well as with a view on building improved and more natural human/computer and human/robot interfaces. He is co-author of over 150 technical papers, and recipient of several best paper awards. Before moving to Potsdam in 2019, he was a professor of Applied Computational Linguistics at Bielefeld University and associated with the Cluster of Excellence "Cognitive Interaction Technology". He holds a PhD in Cognitive Science and Informatics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.