Dr. Lingpeng Kong

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Dr. Lingpeng Kong is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). His research tackles the core problems in natural language processing (NLP) by designing representation learning algorithms that exploit linguistic structures. His work lies at the intersection of deep learning and structured prediction, with an application focus on syntactic parsing, speech recognition, social media analysis and machine translation. Before joining HKU, he was a research scientist at Google DeepMind from 2017 to 2020. Dr. Kong obtained his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 2017, co-advised by Noah Smith and Chris Dyer.

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

For more details about Dr. Kong, please visit https://www.cs.hku.hk/index.php/people/academic-staff/lpk.

  • lpk@cs.hku.hk
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science