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 text summarization, language generation, argument mining, information extraction, and discourse analysis, as well as novel applications that apply such techniques to understand media bias and polarization 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 Lab, ByteDance AI Lab, NVIDIA GPU program, Oracle Research cloud credits, Amazon Web Service credits, Google Cloud Platform credits).
University of Michigan, Computer Science and Engineering
Northeastern University, Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Ph.D., Computer Science
Intelligence Science and Technology