Noëmie Sollier holds a B.A. in Applied Foreign Languages from Lyon 3 University, France. She received a PGCE (Professional Graduate Certificate in Education) from St Mary’s University Twickenham, England, and an MA in French Linguistics from Indiana University Bloomington. She first came to the United States as a Fulbright FLTA. Noëmie is passionate about second language acquisition and is particularly interested in fossilization, second language attainment and motivation. Her goal is to develop technological tools to help people learn languages independently. Her interests extend to several aspects of Computational Linguistics as well, such as speech recognition, automated translation, and machine learning.