Noa Brandel is a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Education at the Hebrew University. She completed both her B.A. in Linguistics and English Literature, and her M.A. in Linguistics summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University. During her PhD studies at her alma mater, she has used a variety of research designs, spanning cross-sectional, longitudinal, and corpus studies. Her research is interdisciplinary, integrating three inter-related fields: Linguistic Theory, Language Acquisition, and Applied Linguistics. Brandel has gained teaching experience in Linguistics, translation, and first and second (foreign) languages. She has designed and developed learning programs, and has dealt with assessment of language skills in both first and second languages. In the DIALLS project, she will be involved in quantitative analysis, computational solutions for audio analysis, and discourse analysis.