Faculty Member (on study leave)
Computer Science Department, National University - Manila
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)
NU Human Language Technology Laboratory, National University - Manila
Manages undergraduate theses working under the lab. Caters external and internal NLP projects and collaborates with industry partners concerning NLP use cases.
(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 such as NeurIPS (2023, 2022), ICLR (2021), EMNLP (2022, 2021), ACL (2023, 2022), NAACL (2021, 2022), and COLING (2022, 2020), *SEM (2023, 2022), ACL-BEA (2023-2022), Frontiers in Psychology (2022).
Program Committee and Volunteer Services
I have also served as a program committee member and sometimes do volunteer work for the NLP community for the following national and international conferences:
Program Committee Member, NAACL *SEM Workshop 2022
Program Committee Member, NAACL BEA Workshop 2022
Program Committee Member, i-CORE 2022
Program Committee Member, Philippine Computing Science Congress (PCSC) 2022
Graduate Student Volunteer, EMNLP 2021
Program Committee Member, i-CORE 2021
Graduate Student Volunteer, ACL-IJCNLP 2021
Graduate Student Volunteer, ICML 2021
Graduate Student Volunteer, NAACL 2021
Program Committee Member, ACM-WAP 2021
Program Committee Member, Philippine Computing Science Congress (PCSC) 2019
Other Academic and Research Engagements
Member of MultiplEYE COST Action Project for Working Groups 4 (NLP for Eyetracking Research) and 4 (Dissemination).
Member of the RAIL Initiative by Licenses.AI for Working Groups 1 (Tooling & Procedural Governance) and 3 (Advocacy and Public Policy).