Alumni and Former Members

    PhDs

  • Manling Li (2018-2023): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Northwestern University
  • Lifu Huang (2014-2020): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at University of California at Davis
  • Pengfei Yu (2019-2024): Research Scientist at Boson AI
  • Zixuan Zhang (2020-2024): Research Scientist at Amazon Search
  • Kung-Hsiang Huang (2021-2024): Research Scientist at SalesForce
  • Vicki Qi Zeng (2019-2023): Research Scientist at META
  • Tuan Manh Lai (2020-2023): Research Scientist at Citadel Securities
  • Spencer Whitehead (2016-2021): Research Scientist at Scale AI
  • Xiaoman Pan (2015-2020): Senior Research Scientist at Tencent America
  • Ying Lin (2015-2020): Research Scientist at Nvidia
  • Di Lu (2015-2019): Research Scientist at DataMinr
  • Tongtao Zhang (2014-2019): Research Scientist at Siemens Research
  • Boliang Zhang (2014-2019): Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Apple Inc.
  • Dian Yu (2012-2017): Senior Research Scientist at Tencent America
  • Hao Li (2010-2015): Vice President and NLP Lead at Goldman Sachs
  • Qi Li (2010-2015): Research Scientist at Google
  • Hongzhao Huang (2011-2015): Senior Research Scientist at Facebook AI Research (FAIR)
  • Taylor Cassidy (2011-2013): Director of Operations, Systematic Pest Elimination
  • Zheng Chen (2008-2012): NLP Lead at Persado

  • Post-docs

  • Kuan-Hao Huang (2023-2024): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University
  • Xinya Du (2021-2022): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Dallas
  • Payam Karisani (2022-2024)
  • Kexuan Xin (2023-2024)
  • Hongwei Wang (2021-2022): Research Scientist at Tencent America
  • Yu Hong (2014-2016): Professor at Soochow University
  • Jin Guang Zheng (2014-2015): Chief Scientist at Memect
  • Haibo Li (2011-2013) : Research Scientist at Nuance
  • Arkaitz Zubiaga (2011-2013): Assistant Professor at Queen Mary University of London
  • Javier Artiles (2010-2012): Research Scientist at META
  • Matt Snover (2010-2011): Research Scientist at BBN

  • Visiting Faculty

  • Hou Pong Chan (2022-2023): Professor from University of Macao
  • Sujian Li (2014-2015): Professor from Peking University
  • Victor Fresno (2012): Professor from UNED
  • Wenjie (Maggie) Li (2014): Professor from Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ying Sha (2015-2016): Professor from Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Xiaocheng Feng (2015-2016): Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Yixin Cao (2017-2018): Research assistant professor with Nanyang Technology University

  • Visiting PhD Students

  • (Zoey) Sha Li (2019-2024): UIUC PhD, Research Scientist at Amazon Rufus
  • Xiaodan Hu (2019-2024): PhD student at UIUC
  • Shizhe Diao (2023-2024): PhD student from HKUST, Research Scientist at NVIDIA
  • Tianci Xue (2023): PhD student from Nanjing University
  • Chaoran Chen (2023): PhD student at UIUC
  • Yi-Shyuan Chiang (2022): PhD student from UIUC
  • Weicheng Ma (2022): PhD student from Dartmouth College
  • Liming Wang (2020-2021): PhD student at UIUC
  • Nikolaus Parulian (2020-2021): PhD student at UIUC
  • Min Yang (2016): PhD student from University of Hong Kong
  • Dongxu Zhang (2016): PhD student from BUPT
  • Tao Ge (2014-2016): Research Scientist at Microsoft Research Asia
  • Yan Yan (2013-2014): PhD student from Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Yu Chen (2011-2012): PhD student from Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Tianlu Wang (2015-2016): now PhD student at University of Virginia
  • Ge Shi (2017-2018): PhD student from Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Suzanne Tamang (2010-2013): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Stanford University

  • Master Students

  • Jack Bai (2023-2024), master student at UIUC
  • Qiusi Zhan (2021-2023), PhD student at UIUC
  • Xueqing Wu (2021-2023), PhD student at UCLA
  • Genglin Liu (2022-2023), master student at UIUC
  • Daniel Christl (2022-2023), master student at UIUC
  • Meha Goyal Kumar (2020-2021)
  • Haoyang Wen (2019-2021): now PhD student at CMU
  • Samuel Kriman (2020-2021): now Applied Research Scientist at Nvidia
  • Haoran Zhang (2019-2021): Now PhD student at PSU
  • Yanda Hu (2019-2020)
  • Ananya Subburathinam (2017-2019): continue PhD at RPI
  • Diya Li (2017-2019): continue PhD at RPI
  • Kevin Blissett (2017-2019): Software engineer at Proofpoint
  • Rachel Guan (2014-2016): Software engineer at Cisco
  • Prerna Luthra (2015-2016)
  • Wen-Pin (Daniel) Lin (2010-2011): Software engineer at TransPerfect Translations
  • Marissa Passantino (2010)
  • Aleksei Fedkovits (2009-2010)

  • Visiting Master Students

  • Lifan Yuan (2023): MS student at Tsinghua University
  • Xun Wu (2023): MS student at Tsinghua University

  • Undergraduate Students

  • Mankeerat Sidhu (2022-2024)
  • Stuti Agrawal (2022-2024): research engineer at Uber
  • Eesha Barua (2023-2024): master student at New York University
  • Jialiang Xu (2022-2023): master student at Stanford University
  • Ruining Zhao (2022-2023)
  • Wenxuan Ding (2022-2023): master student at UIUC
  • Weijiang Li (2021-2022): master student at UIUC
  • Dipro Ray (2020)
  • Emma Hamel (2020)
  • Haoyu Wang (2019-2020)
  • Zhiying Jiang (2016-2018): PhD student at University of Waterloo
  • Zhihao Zhou (2014-2016): graduate student at CMU
  • Jesse Freitas (2014-2016): Software engineer at Microsoft
  • Keythe Gentry (2014): undergraduate student selected by LSAMP program
  • Adam Lee (2009-2012): Awardee of Donald E. Kirkpatrick Award and Philip Drummond Memorial Award
  • Xiang Li (2010-2011): graduated with CS Honors degree, Abe Rothenberg Memorial Awardee -> NYU PhD -> Research Scientist at Cambia Health Solutions
  • Sam Anzaroot (2010-2011): PhD student at UMASS PhD program, graduated with Honors degree
  • Mingmin Ge (2010-2011): Master student at NYU
  • Prashant Gupta (2008-2009): Undergraduate student, now at ZC Associates

  • Visiting Undergraduate Students

  • Jiaxin Qin (2023-2024): Undergraduate student at Renmin University
  • Zihan Wang (2023): Undergraduate student at Renmin University
  • Shitong Dai (2023): Undergraduate student at Renmin University
  • Hongyi Liu (2023): Undergraduate student at SJTU
  • Lawrence Zhao (2023): Undergrad student at Yale
  • Yu Zhou (2022): Undergraduate student from UCLA
  • Ke Yang (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Feng Wang (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Jianzhu Yao (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Ruibo Chen (2022): Undergraduate student from Peking University
  • Jiajie Zhang (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Hao Guo (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Guang Yang (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Ke Yang (2022): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Yue Wu (2022): Undergraduate student from Peking University
  • Xilin Rui (2020-2021): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University
  • Jinjing Xia (2014): Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University

  • High School Students

  • Linda Li (2014) : Knowledge Base Population