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Qingqing Cao | 曹庆庆

PhD Candidate

Stony Brook, New York
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id: awk-ai

News

  • 2020-12

    Excited to be a CDAC Rising Star

  • 2020-10

    Passed the thesis proposal defense! Feel free to check out the slides.

  • 2020-09

    One paper accepted to SustaiNLP workshop @ EMNLP 2020

  • 2020-09

    Happy to serve on the EuroSys 2021 shadow PC

  • 2020-07

    Attended amazing ACL 2020!

  • 2020-04

    One long paper accepted to ACL 2020

  • 2020-02

    Invited to serve on the PC for ACL 2020 (demo track)

  • 2019-06

    Attending MobiSys 2019

  • 2019-03

    DeQA accepted to MobiSys’19

  • 2018-05

    Starting Intership at Microsoft Research Redmond

  • 2018-03

    Serving on MobiSys 2018 PhD Forum

  • 2017-10

    Attending MobiCom 2017

  • 2017-07

    Starting Internship at Bell-Labs Cambridge

  • 2017-06

    UIWear accepted at MobiCom 2017

  • 2017-05

    Awarded MobiSys 2017 Student Travel Grant

  • 2017-05

    MobiRNN accepted at EMDL 2017

Bio

Bio

Qingqing Cao is a graduating Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at Stony Brook University. His research interests include natural language processing (NLP), mobile computing, and machine learning systems. He has focused on building efficient and practical NLP systems for both edge devices and the cloud, such as on-device question answering (MobiSys 2019), faster Transformer models (ACL 2020), and accurate energy estimation of NLP models. He has two fantastic advisors: Prof. Aruna Balasubramanian and Prof. Niranjan Balasubramanian. His website is https://awk.ai. He is on Google Scholar and Semantic Scholar.
Updates: Looking for postdoc openings in academia or research positions in the industry.
CV, Research Statement

Education

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science,  Stony Brook University

    Aug 2015 - present

  • B.Eng. in Computer Science and Technology,  Wuhan University

    Sept 2011 - Jun 2015

Experience

Experience

  • Research Assistant,  Stony Brook University

    June, 2016 - Present

    Projects: UIWear, DeQA, DeFormer, NLP Energy.

  • Research Intern,  Microsoft Research Redmond

    June, 2018 - Aug, 2018

    I worked with Oriana Riva to study dynamic business web queries.

  • Research Intern,  Bell Labs Cambridge

    July, 2017 - Sept, 2017

    I worked with Nic Lane on mobile deep learning projects.

  • Teaching Assistant,  Stony Brook University

    Aug, 2015 - May, 2016

    TA in undergrad computer networks course (CSE 310).

Publications

Publications

[email protected] '20Towards Accurate and Reliable Energy Measurement of NLP Models
Qingqing Cao, Aruna Balasubramanian and Niranjan Balasubramanian.
pdf, slides, code, bibtex, acl, gslides, presentation

ACL '20 (long paper)DeFormer: Decomposing Pre-trained Transformers for Faster Question Answering
Qingqing Cao, Harsh Trivedi, Aruna Balasubramanian and Niranjan Balasubramanian.
pdf, slides, code, bibtex, acl, gslides, presentation

MobiSys '19DeQA: On-Device Question Answering
Qingqing Cao, Noah Weber, Niranjan Balasubramanian, and Aruna Balasubramanian.
pdf, slides, code, bibtex

MobiCom '17UIWear: Easily Adapting User Interfaces for Wearable Devices
Jian Xu (co-primary), Qingqing Cao (co-primary), Aditya Prakash, Aruna Balasubramanian, and Don Porter.
pdf, slides, code, bibtex

MobiCom '17Demo: UIWear: Easily Adapting User Interfaces for Wearable Devices
Jian Xu (co-primary), Qingqing Cao (co-primary), Aditya Prakash, Aruna Balasubramanian, and Don Porter.
pdf, poster, video, bibtex

[email protected] '17MobiRNN: Efficient Recurrent Neural Network Execution on Mobile GPU
Qingqing Cao, Niranjan Balasubramanian, Aruna Balasubramanian.
pdf, slides, code, bibtex

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

CDAC Rising Stars in Data Science, University of Chicago, 2021

MobiSys Student Travel Grant, ACM SIGMOBILE, 2017

Special CS Department Chair Fellowship, Stony Brook University, 2015

Services

Services

Program committee: ACL 2021, NAACL 2021, Eurosys 2021 (shadow), ACL 2020 (demo), MobiSys 2018 (PhD forum), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (reviewer), JSys Student Editorial Board Member.

Secondary reviewer: EMNLP 2020, IMC 2017, EuroSys 2019, MobiSys 2017~2020, MobiCom 2019~2021, SIGCOMM 2019~2020

Volunteering Service: Student volunteer for MobiSys 2017 and ACL 2020.

Mentor service: Stony Brook CS Grad Buddies Program; MS students: Aditya Prakash, Sruti Kumari, Mohit Marwari, Naga Naravamakula, Chenghao Yang, and Alexandru Eugen Irimiea (Oxford)