Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash is Professor and Head, Linguistic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (The Institute of National Importance, Govt. of India). For the last 28 years, he is working in corpus linguistics, language technology, computational lexicography, computer-assisted language teaching, language documentation, translation, clinical linguistics, and digital ethnography. To his credit, he has published 18 research monographs and more than 285 research papers in indexed and peer-reviewed research journals, anthologies, and conference proceedings. As an invited speaker, he has delivered lectures at more than 50 universities and institutes in India and abroad. He acts as a Research Advisor for several multinational organizations that work on language technology, artificial intelligence, lexicography, digital humanities, and language resource development. He acts as Principal Investigator for several LangTech projects funded by the Govt. of India and corporate houses. He is the Chief Editor of the Journal of Advanced Linguistic Studies―a reviewed international journal of linguistics. He is an Editorial Board Member for several international journals. He is also a member of several linguistic associations across the world. He is a British Academy International Visiting Fellow (2018), Visiting Research Fellow of School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, UK (2018-2021), and Visiting Scholar of Language and Brain Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK (2019). At present, he is heading 5 projects: (a) ‘Upgradation of Bengali WordNet’ funded by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), Govt. of India; (b) ‘Sound Imitative Words in Bengali” in collaboration with the Dept. of British and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, P.J. Šafárik University, Slovakia; (c) ‘Bilingual Dementia of Patients with Broca’s Aphasia’ in collaboration with the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, UK; (d) ‘Public Announcement System at Airports and Railway Stations in Indian Sign Language with Animation’ in a consortium-mode project headed by the Dept. of Computer Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, India, and (e) ‘Dictionary for Sabar Speech Community’ – an endangered tribe of West Bengal, India.