Professional Activities

2017

  • Program Committee Co-Chair, NAACL2018
  • Session Chair, ACL2017 Outstanding Paper Session
  • Panelist, NSF IIS
  • Leader, DARPA DEFT Tinker Bell team
  • Coordinator, NIST TAC-KBP2017 13 Language EDL track
  • Task Leader, US ARL NS-CTA Knowledge Network Construction
  • Member, World Economic Forum Global Future Council on the Future of Computing
  • Demo Co-Chair, ACL2017
  • Graduate Admission Committee Member, RPI CS Department
  • Academic Advisor for Undergraduates, RPI CS Department

2016

  • Member, World Economic Forum Global Future Council on the Future of Computing
  • Leader, DARPA DEFT Tinker Bell team
  • Session Chair, EMNLP2016
  • Session Chair, NAACL2016
  • Program Committee Chair, Chinese Knowledge Graph and Semantic Computing Conference
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Intelligent Systems
  • Coordinator, NIST TAC-KBP2016 Tri-lingual EDL track
  • Graduate Admission Committee Member, RPI CS Department
  • Academic Advisor for Undergraduates, RPI CS Department
  • Information Extraction Area Chair, ACL2016
  • Information Extraction Area Chair, NAACL2016
  • Task Leader, US ARL NS-CTA Knowledge Network Construction
  • Standing Elite Reviewer, Transactions of Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Financial Chair, IJCAI2016

2015

  • Graduate Admission Committee Member, RPI CS Department
  • Academic Advisor for Undergraduates, RPI CS Department
  • Information Extraction Session Chair, ACL2015
  • Guest Editor, Core NLP issue of IEEE Intelligent Systems
  • Program Chair, the 10th CIPS Summer School
  • Vice Program Committee Chair, CCL2015
  • US NSF Panelist
  • Information Extraction Area Chair, EMNLP2015
  • Task Leader, US ARL NS-CTA Knowledge Network Construction
  • Program Committee Chair, NLPCC2015
  • Program Committee Member, ACL2015 IE Track
  • Coordinator, NIST TAC-KBP2015 Tri-lingual Entity Discovery and Linking track
  • Standing Elite Reviewer, Transactions of Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Financial Chair, IJCAI2016

2014

  • Task Leader, US ARL NS-CTA Knowledge Network Construction
  • Session Chair, EMNLP2014
  • Chair, WWW2015 Content Analysis Track
  • Guest Editor, Core NLP issue of IEEE Intelligent Systems
  • Organizer of Entities and Relations Session of DARPA DEFT Phase II PI Meeting
  • Program Committee Member for EMNLP2014
  • Reviewer for Computational Linguistics Journal
  • Financial Chair for IJCAI2016
  • Program Committee Member for COLING2014
  • IE&QA&user interface area chair for the 2014 International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing  (NLPCC'2014)
  • Coordinator for NIST TAC KBP2014 Entity Linking track
  • Program Committee Member for AAAI2014
  • Program Committee Member for ACL2014, IE area and Semantics area
  • Program Committee Member for 1st International Workshop on High Performance Computing for Big Data
  • Program Committee Member for ASONAM2014
  • Program Committee Member for the 2nd Workshop on EVENTS: Definition, Detection, Coreference, and Representation
  • Editorial Board member, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems
  • Reviewer for Transactions of ACL
  • Program committee member for Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA9)

2013

  • Editorial Board member, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems
  • Member of RPI CS Graudate Admissions Committee, Graduate Curriculum Committee, Promotion&Tenure Committee
  • Guest Editorial Board member for ACM Transactions on Information Systems special issue on "Time and Information Retrieval"
  • Session Chair of Information Extraction and Text Mining, ACL2013
  • Doctoral Faculty Membership Committee Member, CUNY Graduate Center CS Program
  • Co-organizer of CUNY Natural Language Processing Seminar
  • Reviewer for Transactions of ACL
  • Area Chair on Information Extraction, EMNLP2013
  • Program Committee Vice Chair for the 2013 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence
  • Program Committee Member for IEEE BigData in Biomedicine and Bioinformatics
  • NSF IIS Panelist
  • Program Committee Member for 2013 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence
  • Program Committee Member for NAACL2013 Workshop on Events: Definition, Detection, Coreference, and Representation
  • Area Chair on Text Mining and Information Extraction, ACL2013
  • Program Committee Member for the 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM2013)
  • Program Committee Member for the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2013)
  • Program Committee Member for ACL2013 Statistical and Machine Learning area
  • Program committee member for Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA8)

2012

  • Reviewer for Transactions of ACL
  • Reviewer for Machine Learning Journal Special Issue on Machine Learning for Science and Society
  • Reviewer for Transactions of Information Systems
  • Reviewer for Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing
  • Reviewer for Information Processing and Management
  • Program committee member for the 2nd CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing (CLP-2012)
  • Reviewer for COLING2012 Content/Information Extraction and Text Mining area and Coreference Resolution area
  • Revewer for Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Program Commttee Member for the International Conference on Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM2012)
  • Reviewer for Transactions on Speech and Language Processing
  • Program Committee Member for CIKM2012, Information Retrieval area
  • Program Committee Member for EMNLP-CONLL2012, Information Extraction area
  • Panelist for the U.S. National Science Foundation
  • Program Committee Member for ACL2012 Workshop on Multilingual Modeling
  • Reviewer for Transactions on Information Systems
  • Program Committee Member for IMMM2012
  • 2011

    • Program Committee member of LREC2012
    • Program Committee member of "Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications" at NAACL 2012
    • Reviewer for Journal of Computers
    • Reviewer for Journal of Computer Science and Technology
    • Program Committee Member for International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining
    • Information Extraction Area Chair for NAACL-HLT2012
    • Program Committee Member for ACL2012 (Information Extraction area and Language Resources area)
    • Program Committee Member for conference of the European chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL2012) (Information Extraction area)
    • Reviewer for IEEE Journal
    • Reviewer for IJCNLP2011
    • Reviewer for the 12th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration
    • Reviewer for Journal of Information Processing and Management
    • Reviewer for Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2011
    • Program Committee Member for ICML2011 Workshop on Learning from Unstructured Clinical Text
    • Reviewer for Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
    • Reviewer for International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making
    • Reviewer for ACM TALIP Special Issue on Chinese Language Processing
    • Program Committee Member for EMNLP2011, Information Extraction and Semantics Areas
    • Coordinator of the NIST Text Analysis Conference 2011 Knowledge Base Population Task
    • Program Committee Member for Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-11)
    • Program Committee Member for ACL-HLT 2011 "Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications" Workshop
    • Reviewer for Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing
    • Reviewer for IEEE’s Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
    • Reviewer for International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition
    • Reviewer for Language Resources and Evaluation
    • Program Committee Member for CPSWeek Workshop on Analysis and Control of Information Distillation Systems
    • Co-organizer of CUNY Natural Language Processing Seminar
    • Reviewer for Text Analytics Conference 2010 Proceedings

    2010

    • Session Chair for Asian Information Retrieval Society
    • Session Chair for Asian Conference on Education
    • Reviewer for Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing
    • Reviewer for International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making
    • Program Committee Member for Book "Multi-source, Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarisation", Springer
    • Reviewer for Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research
    • Reviewer for Journal of Language Resources and Evaluation
    • Reviewer for Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
    • Program Committee Member for EMNLP 2010 in the following areas: Information Extraction and Multilinguality
    • Program Committee Member for the 1st CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing 2010
    • Reviewer for International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition
    • Reviewer for Journal of Sustainability, Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
    • Panelist for U.S. NSF IIS program and ISIS program
    • Reviewer for ACM Internatinal conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR 2010)
    • Program Committee Member for NAACL-HLT 2010 workshop on Semantic Search
    • Invited attendee for NSF-sponsored Workshop on Chinese Temporal Annotation
    • Invited Reviewer for Austrian Science Fund
    • Invited Book Reviewer for Oxford University Press on Natural Language Processing
    • Program Committee Member for ACM SIGIR 2010 Conference (for both oral papers and posters)
    • Leader of Human Data Integration Task and Uncertainty Modeling Task in the US Army Research Lab's Information Network Project
    • Coordinator of the NIST Text Analysis Conference 2010 Knowledge Base Population Task
    • Organizer for the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad 2010 ( New York area)
    • Co-organizer of CUNY Natural Language Processing Seminar
    • Program Committee member for the ACM KDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 2010
    • Reviewer for The 11th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2010)
    • Program Committee member for the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), in the following three areas: Information Extraction, Chinese Natural Language Processing and Text Mining
    • Program Committee member for the Fourth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-2010)

    2009

    • Leader of Human Data Integration Task and Uncertainty Modeling Task in the US Army Research Lab's Information Network Project
    • Coordinator of the NIST Text Analysis Conference Knowledge Base Population Task 2010
    • Organizer for the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad 2010 (New York area)
    • Organizer of CUNY Natural Language Processing Seminar
    • Co-organizer for NSF-sponsored JHU summer Workshop 2009 on Unsupervised Acquisition of Lexical Knowledge from N-Grams
    • Reviewer for Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2009
    • Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing
    • Panelist for U.S. National Science Foundation IIS Program
    • Program Committee Member for ACM SIGIR 2009
    • Program Committee Member for Joint conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (ACL/IJNLP 2009)
    • Program Committee Member for Twenty-first International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09)
    • Reviewer for North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT) 2009
    • Program Committee Member for International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media 2009

    2008

    • Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing
    • Reviewer for National Science Foundation
    • Secondary Reviewer for CONLNG 2008 Multi-source Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization Workshop
    • Reviewer for CONLL 2008
    • Program Committee Member for EMNLP 2008
    • Reviewer for IEEE Intelligent Systems Special Issue on Natural Language Processing and the Web
    • Program Committee Member for AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

    2007

    • Reviewer for Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLING 2008)
    • Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing
    • Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing
    • Scientific Committee Member for Journal of Information Systems
    • Reviewer for Journal of Lingvisticae Investigationes

    2006

    • Program Committee Member for Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2006) workshop on Information Extraction Beyond the Document
    • Reviewer for ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2006)

    2005

    • Reviewer for Journal of Chinese Information Processing
    • Secondary reviewer for ACL 2005

    2004

    • Secondary reviewer for ACL 2004

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