Fan Luo

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence


I am a second year of doctoral student and research assistant in CluLab in the Department of Computer Science at UofA. I received my Master degree in Computer Science from William & Mary in Virginia, and my Bachelor degree of Computer Science & Technology from Beijing Institute of Technology in China. I was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for several courses (Principles of Programming Languages, Computer Organization, Concepts of Computer Science, Innovation Integrated Design and Practice). I also worked as a software engineer co-op in AIR Worldwide Corporation in Boston.

​​​​​Research Interests

My research focuses on ​Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.

What long-term project do you want to work on?

I am working on a project called Discovering White Spaces in Scientific Knowledge. At the meanwhile, I will work on a dialogue system project in a long-term.

What do you enjoy most about your work?

I enjoy reading the various interesting works in this research field, working in the friendly working environment, cooperating with kind and helpful colleagues.

What are your career goals?

I aim to be a professional research scientist and work on projects that have real impact in the world.

​​​​Tell us something interesting about yourself!

I like colorful flowers, and hope one day I can have my own yard to grow different plants, and I will share the blooms and fruits with my friends and coworkers. I also like decorating my personal space and having everything well organized.