Lorraine (Xiang) Li

  • Assistant Professor (starting Fall 2023)
  • Pronouns: she, her, hers

Lorraine (Xiang Li) is an incoming assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science. She will work as a young investigator with the Mosaic team at AI2 before joining Pitt in Fall 2023. Previously, she obtained an M.S. in Computer Science from The University of Chicago while conducting research at TTIC. Her research is at the intersection of natural language processing, commonsense reasoning, knowledge representation, and machine learning. More specifically, her research focuses on designing probabilistic models and evaluation methods for implicit commonsense knowledge in language. She regularly serves on program committees in the NLP field, such as ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, ARR.


  • PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2022

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