Education

University of California, Los Angeles USA • 2021 — Present

Ph.D. student at CS Department

University of Southern California, USA • 2020 — 2021

Ph.D. student at CS Department

Tsinghua University, China • 2016 — 2020

Bachelor of Engineering, Minor in Finance

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore • Fall 2018

Exchange student at CSE Department

Preprints and Publications

Chun Fan, Yufei Tian, Yuxian Meng, Nanyun Peng, Xiaofei Sun, Fei Wu, Jiwei Li. Preprint

Yufei Tian, Arvind krishna Sridhar, and Nanyun Peng. Findings of EMNLP 2021

Yufei Tian, Tuhin Chakrabarty, Fred Morstatter, and Nanyun Peng. SocialNLP@NAACL2021

Yufei Tian, Hong Hu, Yuejiang Li, H. Vicky Zhao, and Yan Chen. APSIPA 2020

Yufei Tian, Jianfei Yu and Jing Jiang. CIKM 2019

Experience

Shannon AI, NLP Intern • Jul 2020 — Oct 2020

Worked on paraphrase generation via domain adaptation. Advisor: Jiwei Li

Information Science Institute, USC, Research Assistant • Jul 2019 — Sep 2019

Worked on identifying perspectives of colingual groups through multi-lingual wikipedia. Advisor: Nanyun Peng and Fred Morstatter

Singapore Management University, Research Assistant • Aug 2018 — Dec 2018

Worked on abstractive review summarization with typed decoders. Advisor: Jing Jiang

Honors

2021, George Bekey Fellow

USC Viterbi fellowship top-off, from the George Bekey Graduate Fellowship Fund

2019, Dengfeng Scholarship

top 2% awarded for distinction in Information Technology

2015, Intel Outstanding Award on Computer Science

awarded by Intel Corporation at CASTIC (top 2/1500 = 0.0013%)

Miscellaneous

Classical Music - I was a french horn player in the awesome and long-established Tsinghua University Symphonic Band. Check our website to learn more!

Sports - I have been playing tennis for over 10 years. Besides, I was the keeper of Tsinghua University Women Cricket Team in 2018 when we won a runner-up in Beijing!