Academic and Teaching Staff

Dr LI Jing Amelia

Assistant Professor

BSc(Peking); PhD(CUHK)

Research Interests

Natural Language Processing, Social Computing, Machine Learning

Biography

Dr Jing Li is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytech 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 Ph.D. degree from the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2017. Before that, she received her B.S. degree from the Department of Machine Intelligence, Peking University in 2013. Jing has broad research interests on natural language processing (NLP), 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. Jing’s research work is regularly published in top-tier NLP conferences and journals, including ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, TACL, and CL. Jing also serves as a program committee member in these venues and received a best reviewer award in EMNLP 2018.