I'm a Ph.D student at Stanford (since 2010)
advised by Chris Manning,
natural language processing group.
I graduated from The University of California (Berkeley) in 2010 with a B.S.
in Electrical Engineering / Computer Science.
My interests are in
natural language understanding
Particularly, I am interested in interpreting spatial and temporal
expressions and, more broadly, in finding grounded meaning in natural
Recently, I have also been thinking about generalizing knowledge stored in
open-domain sources such as
In my free time, I enjoy the outdoors (hiking / camping / backpacking),
board games, and movies.
Parsing Time: Learning to Interpret Time Expressions
North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
A Simple Domain-Independent Approach To Generation
Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2010
Creation and Control of an Internet Controlled Mars
American Astronomical Society (AAS), 2008
Extraction and Analysis of Fresh Ginger Root and
Ginger Dietary Supplement
118th AOAC Annual Meeting and Exposition, 2004