News

  • Check out another great work by my awesome PhD student Yi R. Fung (she is on academic job market right now) about discovering cultural knowledge (e.g., social norms) for 1000+ regions and 2000+ ethnolinguistic groups.
  • I have many amazing faculty candidates on academic job market to start in Fall 2024: Yi R. Fung, Kuan-Hao Huang, Pengfei Yu.
  • My PhD students on industry job market: Zixuan Zhang, and Prof. Jiawei Han's PhD student Zoey Li.
  • We are organizing two workshops at ACL2024: "Language+Molecules" and "Towards Knowledgeable Language Models", both are calling for papers now; and giving a conference tutorial on "Language+Molecules" at EACL2024.
  • Upcoming keynote speeches ``Super Alignment with Domain Experts" at the 13th Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (SEM2024), ``Where Large Vision-Language Models Fail and How to Fix Them" at ACL2024 Workshop on Advances in Language and Vision Research, and the 35th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING2024), ``Joint Molecule and Language Modeling for Drug Discovery" at ACL2024 Workshop on Scholarly Document Processing.
  • Upcoming invited talks: ``Transforming LLMs into Agents with Code" at ICML2024 Workshop on LLM Agents; ``Where Large Vision-Language Models Fail and How to Fix Them" at ECCV2024 Workshop on Evaluating and Understanding Visual Capabilities and Shortcomings of Foundation Models, Amazon AI, Stanford University Computer Vision and Machine Learning Symposium; ``LM-Infinite: Simple On-the-Fly Length Generalization for Large Language Models" at LLM Meets Theory Workshop; ``Joint Molecule and Language Modeling for Drug Discovery" at Symposium on Scientific Foundation Models, University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins University Center for Language and Speech Processing.
  • I have many positions for post-docs, PhD/master RAs, hourly paid master/undergraduate RAs, summer interns, software engineers and project managers available to work on multimodal knowledge representation and extraction, knowledge discovery and information extraction on news domain and scientific domain, and knowledge-empowered large language models, students please fill in this survey if interested.
  • I was asked by our college of engineering to share experiences on seeking and securing funding. I’m sharing some slides publicly in case they are useful for young PIs.
  • Wrote some notes about research skills for new students: "the art of doing good research".
  • Gave a controversial speech "Call me a leader, not a woman leader" and its Chinese translation, and its high school version.
  • Been at news: Amazon Science featuring our recent research; ECOLE; CABBI; National Podcast: ``Unlikely Paths"; fake news propagation pattern mining; Cross-cultural Understanding through Norm Discovery; NAACL2021 Best Demo Paper Award; DARPA SemaFor Project; Misinformation correction; Army Research Lab news about our work on cross-lingual structure transfer ; COVID-19 Knowledge Graph Construction and here; Feminism; DARPA KAIROS project.