UIUC got two NSF AI Institutes funded: AI for Molecular Synthesis and AI for Agriculture. My team's contributions will be knowledge extraction from scientific literature and knowledge-driven natural language generation for robots.
Congratulations Manling and my AIDA team (collaborations with Prof. Shih-Fu Chang's team at Columbia University) on winning the ACL2020 Best Demo Paper Award on our cross-media knowledge extraction project!
Upcoming talks: keynote speech on event understanding at NeurIPS2020 workshop on knowledge graphs, keynote on language acquisition at EMNLP2020 workshop on efficient and simple NLP.
We are sharing our biomedical knowledge extraction results from 40K+ papers about corona virus. Public post, please feel free to share and do something cool on top of it: http://blender.cs.illinois.edu/covid19/