Lu Wang is an Assistant Professor of College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University since 2015. She is also affiliated with Northeastern NLP group and NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. She completed her Ph.D. in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, under supervision of Professor Claire Cardie in 2015.
Lu's research is focused on natural language processing, computational social science, and machine learning. More specifically, Lu works on algorithms for abstractive text summarization, language generation, argument mining, information extraction, and discourse analysis, as well as novel applications that apply such techniques to computational social science and other interdisciplinary subjects. Her work won outstanding short paper award at ACL 2017, and best paper nomination award at SIGDIAL 2012.
Lu's work has been mainly funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), and several industry gifts (Tencent AI Lab, Toutiao AI Lab, NVIDIA GPU program, Amazon Web Service credits, Google Cloud Platform credits).
Northeastern University, College of Computer and Information Science
Ph.D., Computer Science
Intelligence Science and Technology