Jing Li 李菁

Assistant Professor
Department of Computing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Address
PQ 714, Mong Man Wai Building
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR, China

Email
jing-amelia.li [AT] polyu [DOT] edu [DOT] hk

  
News

  • I'm looking for PhD students, post-docs, research assistants, and visitors. For those who are interested in working with me, please feel free to email me with your CV. Remote collaboration is also welcome!
  • [NEW] A paper accepted in WWW 2020 (full paper and in research track)! Congrats to Jichuan!

    Biography

    Dr. Jing Li is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) since 2019. Before joining PolyU, she worked in the Natural Language Processing Center, Tencent AI Lab as a senior researcher from 2017 to 2019. Jing obtained her PhD degree from the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2017 under supervision of Professor Kam-Fai Wong. Before that, she received her B.S. degree from Department of Machine Intelligence, Peking University in 2013. Jing has broad research interests on natural language processing, social computing, and machine learning. Particularly, she works on novel algorithms for topic modeling, information extraction, discourse analysis, and their applications on social interaction understanding.

    Research Topics

    • Topic Modeling
    • Information Extraction
    • Discourse Analysis
    • Natural Language Processing for Social Media
    Research Projects
    • Oct 2019 - Sep 2022: Discourse Parsing for Online Conversations. PolyU Internal Fund as PI.
    Selected Publications



    Academic Experience

    Research Experience
    • Visiting PhD at Aston University, Birmingham, UK, Jan - Apr, 2016, Supervisor: Prof. Yulan He (Now in University of Warwick)
    • Visiting Scientist at Northeastern University, Boston, USA, Feb - May, 2017, Host: Prof. Lu Wang
    Programme Committee Member:
    • 2020: AAAI and ACL
    • 2019: ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, and AAAI
    • 2018: ACL and EMNLP (Best reviewer award in EMNLP 2018)
    • 2017: EACL and EMNLP
    • 2016: EMNLP
    • 2015: EMNLP

    Teaching Experience
    • Spring 2020: [COMP 1433] Introduction to Data Analytics.
    • Autumn 2019: [COMP 6701] Advanced Topics in Computer Algorithms (co-teaching with Dr. Jesper Jansson)
    • Autumn 2019: [COMP 4122] Game Design and Development (co-teaching with Dr. Ping Li)
    Students

    Postgraduate students in PolyU:
    • Zexin Lu, Mphil student. Oct 2019-now. Focusing on conversation summarization. Co-supervisor: Prof. Qing Li.
    • Junfeng Jiang, Master student. Oct 2019-now. Focusing on latent topic modeling.
    • Keyang Ding, Master student. Oct 2019-now. Focusing on sentiment analysis.
    • Hongliang Sun, Master student. Oct 2019-now. Focusing on representation learning.
    Intern students in Tencent:
    • Yingyi Zhang, PhD student from Nanjing University of Science and Technology. Oct 2017 - May 2018. Focusing on keyphrase extraction: NAACL 2018 and JASIST 2019.
    • Jichuan Zeng, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dec 2017 - Aug 2019. Focusing on topic modeling: EMNLP 2018 , TACL 2019, and WWW 2020.
    • Yue Wang, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. May 2018 - Aug 2019. Focusing on keyphrase generation: NAACL 2019 and ACL 2019.
    • Ming Liao, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Oct 2018 - Aug 2019. Focusing on sentiment analysis: EMNLP 2019.
    • Lu Ji, Master student from Fudan University. Apr - Aug 2019. Focusing on conversation discourse analysis. Tencent Rhino-Bird Elite Training Program.
    • Xiaoxue Liu, Master student from Nanjing University. May - Sep 2018. Focusing on event detection. Now in Tencent as a research engineer.
    Collaborators
    • Xingshan Zeng, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Focusing on conversation recommendation: NAACL 2018, ACL 2019, and EMNLP 2019.
    • Lingzhi Wang, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Focusing on user behavior analysis.
    • Luyang Lin, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Focusing on bias analysis.
    • Zhiming Mao, PhD student from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Focusing on multimodal analysis.