About Me

I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Natural Computing Sciences/Business School on the Aberdeen - South China Normal University (SCNU) Joint Institute, co-affiliated with Natural Language Processing (NLP) group and the Machine Learning (ML) group. Before that, I was a postdoc research fellow working at the Web Intelligence Group, affiliated with the Centre for Artificial Intelligence in the University College London (UCL). Before that, I received my PhD in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield. I was also affiliated with Natural Lanaguage Processing Group at the University of Sheffield. Before came to Sheffield, I was a PhD candidate in Department of Computing Science at the University of Aberdeen for more than two years. I was a member of Natural Lanuage Processing and Generation Group (CLAN) and Machine Learning Group at that moment. Before that, I finished my bachelor degree in Electronic Information & Engineering at Shanghai University.

I am looking for highly motivated PhD students interested in NLP, RL and ML. A full PhD studentship is available. Please contact me for any enquiries.


My primary research interest is in Natural Language Processing, Natural Language Generation and Machine Learning.

Academic Service

Program Committee: AAAI (2023), EMNLP (2020 - 2022), EACL (2020), NAACL(2021 - 2022), ACL(2021 - 2022), NLPCC(2021), NeurIPS Pre-Registration Workshop (2021), ACL Rolling Review

Journal Reviewer: Neurocomputing (Elsevier), Neural Processing Letters (Springer)