Home Page of Professor NG Hwee Tou

 

Affiliation

Provost's Chair Professor
Department of Computer Science
School of Computing
National University of Singapore
13 Computing Drive
Singapore 117417
Tel: (65) 6516 8951
Fax: (65) 6779 4580
Email: nght@comp.nus.edu.sg
Home Page: http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~nght
Office: AS6 05-16

Senior Faculty Member
NUS Graduate School for Integrative Science
s and Engineering
National University of Singapore


Education


Ph.D. in Computer Science, 1992
University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.

M
.S. in Computer Science, 1987
Stanford University, U.S.A.

B.Sc. in Computer Science for Data Management (High Distinction), 1985
University of Toronto, Canada


Bio

Professor Hwee Tou NG is Provost's Chair Professor of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Senior Faculty Member at the NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. His research focuses on natural language processing and information retrieval. He is a Fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).

He has published papers in premier journals and conferences, including Computational Linguistics, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), ACL, NAACL, EMNLP, SIGIR, AAAI, and IJCAI. His papers received the Best Paper Award at EMNLP 2011 and SIGIR 1997. He is the editor-in-chief of Computational Linguistics, an editorial board member of Natural Language Engineering, and a steering committee member of ACL SIGNLL.

He has also served as the editor-in-chief of ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP) (May 2007 − May 2013), an editorial board member of Computational Linguistics (Jan 2004 Dec 2006) and Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) (Sep 2008 − Aug 2011), the book review editor of Computational Linguistics (Aug 2014 Jul 2018), and an action editor of the Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL) (May 2012 Jun 2018). He was an elected member of the ACL executive committee (Jan 2008 Dec 2010) and a former secretary of ACL SIGNLL. He was program co-chair of EMNLP 2008, ACL 2005, and CoNLL 2004 conferences, and has served as area chair of ACL, NAACL, EACL, EMNLP, SIGIR, AAAI, and IJCAI conferences and as session chair and program committee member of many past conferences including ACL, EMNLP, SIGIR, AAAI, and IJCAI.

At NUS, he currently serves as Deputy Director of Temasek Defence Systems Institute (TDSI), and he was formerly Program Co-Chair of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) Computer Science Program and Vice Dean (Research) of the School of Computing.


Research Interests

Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval


Selected Publications

Google Scholar Citations

ACL Anthology Network

NUS Natural Language Processing Group


Awards

Participation in Benchmarking Evaluations

Invited Talks

Selected Professional Services