Work Experience

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

Lab Coordinator

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