Tianyu Jiang

Tianyu Jiang

Asst Professor

Rhodes Hall


CEAS - Computer Science - 0030

Professional Summary

I am an assistant professor in the Computer Science department at the University of Cincinnati. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Utah, advised by Ellen Riloff. My main research interests lie in the area of Natural Language Processing (NLP), specifically in large language models (LLM), multimodality, commonsense knowledge acquisition, information extraction, and frame semantics.

You can find me here: https://jiangtianyu.com/


Ph.D.: University of Utah 2023 (Computer Science)

B.S.: Nanjing University 2016 (Mathematics)

Research and Practice Interests

Natural language processing; machine learning; artificial intelligence; information extraction; semantics; commonsense knowledge; multimodality.

Research Support

Investigators:Jiang, Tianyu; Tang, Ming 04-01-2024 -12-31-2024 Siemens Corporation Minimal Data Needs for GenAI Design Role:Collaborator 24906.73 Hold Level:Industry


Peer Reviewed Publications

Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2023. ) Exploiting Commonsense Knowledge about Objects for Visual Activity Recognition .Findings of ACL 2023, ,

Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2022. ) Identifying Physical Object Use in Sentences .EMNLP 2022, ,

Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2021. ) Learning Prototypical Functions for Physical Artifacts .ACL 2021, ,

Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2021. ) Exploiting Definitions for Frame Identification .EACL 2021, ,

Yuan Zhuang, Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2020. ) Affective Event Classification with Discourse-enhanced Self-training .EMNLP 2020, ,

Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2018. ) Learning Prototypical Goal Activities for Locations .ACL 2018, ,

Haibo Ding, Tianyu Jiang, Ellen Riloff (2018. ) Why is an Event Affective? Classifying Affective Events based on Human Needs .AFCON 2018, ,