Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Natural Language Processing

    • Information Extraction

    • Natural Language Generation

    • Question Answering

  • Computer Vision

    • Visual Question Answering

    • Image/Video Captioning

    • Visual Grounding


Education

  • 9/2019 - Present: Ph.D. in Computer Science, advised by Heng Ji, Blender Lab, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • 9/2016 - 5/2019: M.S. in Computer Science, advised by Heng Ji, Blender Lab, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • 9/2012 - 5/2016: B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science (Summa Cum Laude), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Work Experience

  • 6/2020 - 8/2020: Internship at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, with Rogerio Feris and Hui Wu

  • 9/2018 - 12/2018: Internship at IBM, with Michael Witbrock and Achille Fokoue

  • 5/2017 - 8/2017: Internship at the Adelphi Laboratory Center, with Clare R. Voss

  • 6/2016 - 8/2016: Internship at the Adelphi Laboratory Center, with Stephen Tratz

  • 5/2015 - 8/2015: Internship at FactSet Research Systems Inc.

  • 5/2014 - 8/2014: Undergraduate research assistantship at the Rensselaer Artificial Intelligence and Reasoning Lab, with Selmer Bringsjord


Teaching Experience

  • CS 598: Information Extraction and Knowledge Acquisition

    • Teaching Assistant

    • Fall 2019, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • CSCI 6130/4130: Natural Language Processing

    • Teaching Assistant

    • Spring 2019, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • MATH 1010: Calculus I

    • Math Mentor

    • Fall 2013, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute