Professional Experience

  • Allen Institute AI (AI2)
    • Research Intern
    • January, 2019 - May, 2019
    • Mentors: Dr. Yejin Choi, Dr. Ronan Le Bras
    • Worked on commonsense machine comprehension
  • Allen Institute AI (AI2)
    • Research Intern
    • September, 2017 - December, 2017
    • Mentors: Dr. Peter Clark, Dr. Bhavana Dalvi
    • Worked on machine comprehension for procedural text
  • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    • Research Intern
    • May, 2016 - August, 2016
    • Mentors: Dr. Avirup Sil, Dr. Radu Florian
    • Worked on deep attentive neural networks for relation extraction and slot filling
  • Army Research Lab (ARL)
    • Research Intern
    • April, 2016 - May, 2016
    • Mentors: Dr. Clare Voss
    • Worked on liberal event extraction
  • Microsoft Research Asia
    • Research Intern
    • May, 2015 - August, 2015
    • Mentors: Dr. Chin-Yew Lin, Dr. Jing Liu
    • Worked on fine-grained entity typing
  • Singapore Management University
    • Research Assistant
    • January, 2014 - July, 2014
    • Mentors: Dr. Feida Zhu
    • Worked on sentiment analysis and user profiling

Education Exprience

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    • PhD in Computer Science
    • May, 2019 - Present
    • Advisor: Dr. Heng Ji
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • PhD in Computer Science
    • September, 2014 - May 2019
    • Advisor: Dr. Heng Ji
  • Peking University
    • MS in Computer Science
    • September, 2011 - July, 2014
    • Advisors: Dr. Lian'en Huang, Dr. Xiaoming Li
  • Northwestern Polytechnical University
    • BS in Software Engineering
    • September, 2007 - July, 2011