Dr. Lingpeng Kong Receives Grant Award from NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme 2021/22

Dr. Lingpeng Kong is awarded a grant for his project entitled "Automatic Understanding and Generation of Long Descriptive Text" from the 2021/22 Joint Research Scheme of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Research Grants Council (RGC). His research interests are in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing, etc.

Dr. Kong obtained his PhD at Carnegie Mellon University in 2017 and worked as Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist at Google DeepMind from 2017-2020 before joining the Department of Computer Science at HKU as Assistant Professor in December 2020.