william yang wang

Awards and honors

* Facebook Fellowship Finalist Award, 2013

* Best Paper Honorable Mention Award, CIKM 2013

* Best Student Paper Award, ASRU 2013

* The CIKM Student Travel Grant from SIGIR, SIGWEB, and Facebook 2013

* The Student Volunteer Award from EMNLP, 2013

* The Student Travel Award of ACL, supported by the Donald and Betty Walker Student Scholarship Fund 2012

* Richard King Mellon Presidential Fellowship in Life Science, Carnegie Mellon University 2011-2012

* Graduate Research Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University 2011

* Best Presentation Runner-up, LTI Student Research Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University 2011

* Computer Science Chair's Distinguished Fellowship, Columbia Univ.(declined) 2011

* International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Grant 2011

* Best Paper Award finalist, the 24th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2011

* Graduate Research Assistantship with Full Tuition Waiver and Monthly Stipend, Columbia Univ. 2010

* 2nd Prize, the First Annual Spoken Dialog System Demostration Competition, Columbia Univ. 2010

* 1st Place, Microsoft Elites Competition, Microsoft Shenzhen Technology Center 2008

* University Scholarship, Top Class Honor 2007-2008

* Namtai Fellowship, Top 5% 2007-2008

* Outlook Award, China Central Television "Star of Outlook" National Final , Beijing 2007 (Rank No. 1 in Guangdong Province)

* Diplomacy Award, Beijing International Model United Nation (Mr. Li Zhaoxing in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse)

* Shenzhen University Innovative Credits Award (3 Credits) 2007

* Representative of P.R. China, China Future Leadership Projects, U.S.A. 2007

* University Scholarship, Top Class Honor 2006-2007

* Namtai Fellowship, Top 5% 2006-2007

* Shenzhen University Innovative Credits Award (6 Credits) 2006

* Representative of SZU, 2006 Hong Kong Pan-pearl River Delta forum, HK 2006

* President, Shenzhen University English Association (2,400 Members) 2006-2007

* Director, Shenzhen University Association Union (16,000 Members) 2006-2007

* Asian-Pacific ABU Robocon Competition, Hong Kong Final 2004