Academic Work

Faculty Member (on study leave)

Computer Science Department, National University - Manila 

Awards Obtained:
1. Researcher of the Year (2023)
2. Faculty  Excellence Awardee (2022)
3. Google AI and Tensorflow Faculty Award Recipient (2021).
4. Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (2021 - current).

(June 2018 - current

Researcher and Coordinator

NU Human Language Technology Laboratory, National University - Manila

Manages undergraduate theses working under the lab and external and internal NLP projects and collaborates with industry partners concerning NLP use cases.

Past collaborators: Adarna House Inc (industry), Accenture (industry), De La Salle University (academe), DOST Food and Nutrition Research Institute (Government), Bicol University (academe).

(June 2019 - current)

Research Fellow II

Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI)

Worked as a Research Fellow for  "E-Participation 2.0: Connective Diverse Philippine Populations for Disaster Risk Management with a Toolkit Integrating Text and Speech Analytics”, a two-year collaborative project of National University, Philippines and University of California, Berkeley. 

(February 2018 - May 2018)

Conference and Journal Reviewing 

I frequently serve as a reviewer for top international conferences in Machine Learning and NLP including NeurIPS (2024, 2023, 2022), ICLR (2024, 2022, 2021), ICML (2024), EMNLP (2024, 2023, 2022, 2021), ACL (2023, 2022), NAACL (2021, 2022), and COLING (2022, 2020), StarSEM (2023, 2022), BEA (2023, 2022), Frontiers in Psychology (2022).

Program Committee 

I have served as a program committee member for the following national and international conferences:

Volunteer Services 

I have served as graduate student volunteer for the following national and international conferences: