Lu Wang

Lu Wang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Michigan
Collaborator with the Lab

Lu Wang is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Michigan. Previously until 2020, she was at Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University. 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, including a CAREER award), Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), and several industry gifts (Tencent AI LabByteDance AI Lab, NVIDIA GPU program, Oracle Research cloud credits, Amazon Web Service credits, Google Cloud Platform credits).

Current Lab Members

Director

David Lazer
Director

Senior Research Scientist

Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Project Manager

Janette Briceno
Project Manager

Research Programmer

Luke Horgan
Research Programmer

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Jonathan Green
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Student

Hanyu Chwe
PhD Student
Adina Gitomer
PhD Student
Syed Arefinul Haque
PhD Student
Stefan McCabe
PhD Student
Hong Qu
PhD Student
Alexi Quintana Mathé
PhD Student
Ronald Robertson
PhD Student
Matthew Simonson
PhD Student
Ata A. Uslu Ata A. Uslu
PhD Student