I'm a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh.
Here is my CV.

My research interests: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Human Computer Interaction.

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05/16/2016 Nominated the Best Student Paper Award at Flaris29
03/04/2016 Awarded the Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship for academic year 2016-2017
09/20/2015 Traveled to EMNLP 2015.
03/18/2015 Our paper "Enhancing Instructor-Student and Student-Student Interactions with Mobile Interfaces and Summarization" is accepted at NAACL-HLT-DEMOS 2015.
02/02/2015 Our paper "CourseMIRROR: Enhancing Large Classroom Instructor-Student Interactions via Mobile Interfaces and Natural Language Processing" is accepted at CHI 2015 Works-in-Progress.
06/06/2013 Traveled to NAACL 2013.
05/06/2013 NLU (Natural Language Understanding) Research Intern @ Bosch Research and Technology Center, supervised by Lin Zhao.
01/12/2012 CS2002 Project Advised by Diane Litman on ITSPOKE and Jingtao Wang on CWM project



  • Xiangmin Fan, Wencan Luo, Jingtao Wang, Mastery Learning of Second Language through Asynchronous Modeling of Native Speakers in a Collaborative Mobile Game, in Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017), Denver, CO, 2017, May. (to appear)
  • Xiangmin Fan, Wencan Luo, Muhsin Menekse, Diane Litman, Jingtao Wang, Scaling Reflection Prompts in Large Classrooms via Mobile Interfaces and Natural Language Processing, in Proceedings of 22nd ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2017), Limassol, Cyprus, 2017, March.







Contact Information

Wencan Luo
5420 Sennott Square
210 South Bouquet Street
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
E-mail: wencan at cs dot pitt dot edu