Jian SU (苏俭)

Department Head, Natural Language Processing
Co-Director, Baidu I2R Research Centre (BIRC)


Dr. Jian Su is Department Head of Natural Language Processing, Co-Director of Baidu I2R Research Centre (BIRC) at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) in Singapore. She has worked intensively on information extraction, sentiment analysis, discourse analysis, text mining and NLP application. She has been the Principal Investigator in various large scale technology deployments for Search, Dialogue, Intelligence Gathering and Standard Enforcement. She is a SIGDAT officer (VP-Elect 2017, VP 2018, President 2019) and SIGDAT Advisory Board Member (2015 - ). She has also served as General Chair of EMNLP 2016, Program Chair of EMNLP 2015 and ACL – IJCNLP 2009, ACL executive committee member (2012-2014), Action/Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member for three international journals including Transaction of ACL, General Chair of IALP 2011.

Research Interests:

• Information Extraction
• Sentiment Analysis
• Discourse Analysis
• Text Mining
• Language Resources & Evaluation
• Machine Translation
• Segmentation
• Tagging and Chunking
• Machine Learning for Natural Language