Weiqi Wang 王伟琪 Mighty

About me

Hi there! Welcome to my personal homepage. I’m a second year Ph.D. Student in Computer Science and Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology supervised by Professor Yangqiu Song. I received my bachelor degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the same institution in 2022, and I’m now funded by the HKPFS award.

This webpage is last updated on 2024/5/25.

Research Interest

I’m mainly interested in the research of Natural Language Processing. In the era of Large Foundation Models, I’m actively researching in:

  • Towards more Robust and Generalizable Reasoning via Conceptualization (🐈, 🚗, 🕯️) and Metaphysics (🪐)
  • Multimodal Intentional Commonsense Knowledge Discovery with Large Foundation Models in E-Commerce (FolkScope, IntentionQA, MIND) and Social Media (MIKO)

Education

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering, Sep. 2022 – Jun. 2026 (Expected)
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, Sep. 2018 – Jun. 2022, First Class Honors

Beijing No.8 Middle School (BJBZ)

  • High School Diploma in Science, Sep. 2015 – Jun. 2018

Internship

Amazon Search Mission and Query Understanding, Amazon Inc., Palo Alto, CA, USA

  • Applied Scientist Intern, Jun. 2024 – Sep. 2024

Academic Service

  • Area Chair: ACL Rolling Review (2024 - Now), ACL (2024), EMNLP (2024)
  • Conference Reviewer: ACL Rolling Review (2022 - Now), EACL (2024), NAACL (2024), EMNLP (2022, 2023), ACL (2023), SemEval (2023, 2024), KDD (2023, 2024)
  • Conference Volunteer: IJCAI-2023

Awards

  • Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (2022 - 2026)
  • HKUST RedBird PhD Scholarship (2022)
  • Dean’s List for the School of Engineering (Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Spring 2022)
  • University’s Scholarship Scheme for Continuing Undergraduate Students (2019 - 2022)

Teaching

  • COMP4332 Big Data Mining and Management Teaching Assistant (Spring 2023)
  • CSE Department Teaching Assistant Coordinator (Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025)

Contact me!

You can reach me at mightyweaver829 [at] gmail [dot] com.

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