Hi, I am a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Penn State, where I lead the LanguageX lab.

Recent Research:

Professional Activities:

  • Co-Chair: Wise-Supervision 2022 (workshop co-located with AKBC2022)

  • Senior Area Chairs: NAACL'2021, ACL Rolling Review (ARR)

  • Area Chairs: NAACL'2019, ACL'2019, ACL'2021, NLPCC'21, ACL'2023

  • Senior PC Member: AAAI (2021, 2023)

  • PC member: AAAI(2019, 2020), IJCAI(2017,2018,2019), ACL(2016,2017,2018), NAACL(2016,2018), EMNLP(2016,2017,2018,2019,2020), COLING(2016,2018), EACL'2017, IJCNLP'2017, LREC'2018, NLPCC'2018, CCL(2016,2017), Repl4NLP(2019), CoNLL(2019)

  • Standing reviewer:

    • Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)

    • Computational Linguistics

Work&Education Experience:

Invited Talks:

  • "Generalizable Information Extraction". Chinese Academy of Sciences. Nov. 24, 2022

  • "Learning from Task Instructions -- A New Learning Paradigm for NLP". Southwest Minzu University. Nov. 22, 2022

  • "Learning from Task Instructions -- A New Learning Paradigm for NLP". Penn State University. July 28, 2022

  • "Learning from Task Instructions -- the New Wave of NLP Research". Fudan University, China. April 26, 2022

  • "Representation Learning in Textual Entailment'', National Institutes of Health (NIH), Maryland, USA, Dec. 10, 2018

  • "Neural Question Answering over Knowledge Graphs'', University of Oxford & Microsoft Research, Cambridge UK. March 2017

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded "2022 Global Top Chinese Young Scholars in Artificial Intelligence"

  • Paper awarded "Area Chair Favorites" in COLING'2018

  • Google Grant, *SEM@NAACL'2018

  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad (国家优秀自费留学生奖学金), 2016

  • Baidu Ph.D. Fellowship, 2014 & 2015

  • Google Travel Grant for ACL2014

  • Best Paper Award in WISE'2013

  • National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education, 2012

  • Guanghua Scholarship, Peking University, 2012

  • Pacesetter of Outstanding Students, Peking University, 2012