I'm hiring multiple post-docs to start in Spring 2020, focusing on event schema induction, Multimedia Information Extraction and knowledge-driven generation.
I'm elected as NAACL secretary 2020-2021.
My PhD student Lifu Huang is on academic market looking for a tenure-track faculty position. Lifu has published 35 papers, extremely creative, super brave at exploring ambitious new directions and making a difference, and passionate at sharing his knowledge. Most of my funded grant proposals are based on his work. His letter writers include myself, and other wonderful internship mentors and collaborators: Yejin Choi, Kyunghyun Cho, Jiawei Han and Peter Clark. Please keep an eye on his application!
Each PhD student received multiple awesome research intern offers. Thanks to all of my industry friends! Ying Lin -> Amazon; Vicki Zeng -> AI2; Manling Li -> IBM; Qingyun Wang -> Salesforce
UIUC-Columbia achieved top performance at DARPA AIDA/NIST TAC SM-KBP Multimedia Knowledge Extraction evaluation.