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Honors & Award

  • Best Paper Award: Conversational AI Worshop at Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS). 2019.
    • Awarded to 1 paper among 30 accepted papers. [link]
  • Outstanding Paper Award: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). 2019.
    • Awarded to 5 papers among 660 accepted papers. [link]
  • Best Paper Award: NLP for Conversational AI Worshop at Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). 2019.
    • Awarded to 3 papers among 25 accepted papers. [link]
  • Postgraduate Student Scholarships: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. 2017, 2018.
  • Irving T. Ho Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to 3 undergrad students for outstanding academic performance and research potential. National Taiwan University. 2016.
  • Dean’s List Award: School of Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. 2016.
  • First Prize Student Paper Award: IEEE ICSPCC. 2016.
  • First Prize Hackthon Team: 34 universities across China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA). 2015.
  • First Prize GetFresh Creativity Competition:
    Minister of Economics Affairs, Taiwan. 2015.

Professional Activities

  • Program Committee / Discussion Leader/ Reviewer:
    • TASL Journal
    • CSL Journal
    • ACL 20, 19
    • EMNLP 20, 19
    • NeurIPS 20
    • ICLR 21
    • AACL 20
    • AAAI 21, 20, 19
    • NAACL 19
    • KDD 20
    • COLING 20
    • SIGDial 20
    • NLPCC 20, 19
    • SEM 19
    • ACL-NLP4ConvAI 20, 19
    • KDD-Converse 20

Selected Student Projects

  • RealSteel Fight Game, Embedded System Lab, 2016.
    • The project is written in Qt, QML, C++ using V-Play Engine with Raspberry Pi, Arduino and MPU-6050 6-DOF sensors. It is a interactive boxing game for two players.
    • Check my Demo Video.
  • PaperNet, Web Programming Lab, 2016.
    • This project is written in nodejs, React, Webpack, and mysql. It can automatically retrieve the referred and cited papers from your query, and visualize the structure via a directed graph.
    • Check my Demo Video.

Leadership Experiences