Jacek Kudera has joined the Phonetics group and the SFB C4 Project as a new doctoral student. He will investigate the cross-language similarity between Slavic languages using methods from speech technology, in particular speech synthesis. Before joining our team, he completed a Master's (M.A.) degree in Linguistics at Aarhus University (Denmark) with a thesis in acoustic phonetics. In 2015, he obtained a first Master's degree (M.Phil.) in Slavic Studies at the University of Wrocław (Poland).