Canwen Xu is currently an undergraduate student at Wuhan University, China. He is now researching Natural Language Processing (NLP) as an intern at NLC Group @ Microsoft Research Asia. Previously, he worked with Prof. Chenliang Li at Wuhan University IR Lab. His research interests include Deep Learning in NLP, Natural Language Generation, and Social Media Analysis.

Besides his research, he previously worked part-time for an online education startup, Ninechapter as Senior Tech Leader. He led the development of Jiumei, an AI teaching assistant based on a cross-lingual language model, now serving tens of thousands of students.

Starting Fall 2020, he will become a PhD student at UC San Diego advised by Prof. Julian McAuley. See you in sunny San Diego!