News

  • We have 7 papers accepted by ACL2021! Congratulations to Yi, Tuan, Zixuan, Haoyang, Chi, Yujia and Liliang!
  • Congratulations my genius student Manling Li on being selected as Mavis Future Faculty Fellow! Manling will be on the academic job market in Fall 2022.
  • Got my first CVPR paper accepted, done by Spencer Whitehead who is on the job market.
  • I'm hiring! research faculty members, research scientists, post-docs, PhD/master/undergraduate RAs, summer interns, visitors, program managers and software engineers. Drop me a CV if interested.
  • I'll give six conference tutorials in 2021: Event-centric NLU at AAAI2021 and ACL2021; Deep Learning on Graphs for NLP at NAACL2021, SIGIR2021 and IJCAI2021; Knowledge-Enriched NLG at EMNLP2021.
  • If you are curious about what Amazon Scholars are doing, you can check out this interview we did at EMNLP2020. I hate all sorts of pre-recorded videos, but this gives a good overview of our projects and plans.
  • Upcoming keynote speeches: "Misinformation Detection" at IJCAI2021 Workshop on Applied Semantics Extraction and Analytics workshop, Data Intelligence Annual Conference, IEEE World AI IoT Congress 2021, Data Intelligence Annual Conference, KDD2021 Workshop on Document Intelligence, and ICML2021 workshop on self-supervised learning for reasoning and perception, "Lifelong Information Extraction" at ACL2021 Workshop on Meta Learning and ICLR2021 Workshop on Weakly Supervised Learning, and "How to Write a History Book?" at NAACL Summer School in NLP.
  • Upcoming invited talks: "How to Write a History Book?" at MSR.
  • 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 quite often lately for some reason: 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.
  • 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/