Ruihong Huang

Assistant Professor
Natural Language Processing Group

Computer Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3112. USA.

office: 402B HRBB
phone: 979-862-2908

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I received my Ph.D. in School of Computing, University of Utah in July 2014
and completed a postdoc in the NLP group, Stanford University before
I joined Texas A&M University in September 2015.

I am looking for passionate PhD students to work with me.
If you are interested, please apply to our graduate program,
also feel free to drop me an email.

Research Interests

    Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction, especially Event Detection and Extraction
    Machine Learning, especially Weakly Supervised (Bootstrapping, Co-training) and Semi-supervised methods
    Semantics, Discourse, Text understanding
    Educational, Biomedical and Social Science Applications of NLP


    10/2018: I will serve as an area chair (in discourse and pragmatics) in NAACL 2019.
    08/2018: One long paper was accepted to EMNLP 2018. Congrats to Zeyu!
    04/2018: I will serve as an area chair (in information extraction) in EMNLP 2018.
    04/2018: Two papers were accepted to ACL 2018, both are long papers. Congrats to Wenlin and Prafulla!
    02/2018: Two papers were accepted to NAACL 2018, one long paper + one short paper. Congrats to Prafulla, Zeyu and Kaushik!
    10/2017: We participated in the TAC KBP 2017 evaluation on the task of event nugget detection and coreference resolution.




PhDs Masters Undergrads Local High School Students Alumni


  • Organizing the Second Workshop on Abusive Language Online, co-located with EMNLP-2018, in Brussels, Belgium.
  • Area Chair (Information Extraction) for EMNLP 2018.
  • Area Chair (Information Extraction) for EMNLP 2016.
  • Program Committee ACL (2012, 2014-2018), NAACL (2015-2016,2018), EMNLP (2015-2017).
  • Program Committee COLING (2016), EACL (2017), AAAI (2015, 2017), IJCAI (2016)
  • Standing Reviewing Committee (2018-2020) for Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Computational linguistics.
  • Wrote a book review for "Domain-sensitive Temporal Tagging".