Constantin Orasan is an associate professor in computational linguistics at University of Wolverhampton, UK, and the deputy head of the Research Group in Computational Linguistics at the same university. He has over 20 years of experience in applied natural language processing having worked on topics such as translation technology, automatic summarisation, question answering, anaphora and coreference resolution and text simplification. He is currently the Local Course Coordinator for an Erasmus Mundus programme on Technology for Translation and Interpretation. In the past, he was deputy coordinator of the EC FP7-funded FIRST project (concerned with text simplification for people with autism) and coordinator of the EXPERT project (concerned with training young researchers to promote the research, development and use of translation technologies). He has received his BSc in computer science at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and his PhD from University of Wolverhampton with a thesis entitled “Comparative evaluation of modular automatic summarisation systems using CAST”.