My name is Dayiheng Liu (刘大一恒). I was a Ph.D. student in the DICALab, College of Computer Science at Sichuan University, advised by Prof. Jiancheng Lv. I led an NLP group of DICALab which focuses on text generation.

I joined the Alibaba DAMO Academy in January, 2021.

My publications can be found here.

News can be found here.

Interests: Natural language generation (NLG), including controllable text generation, pre-trained text generation model, VAE for text generation, GAN for text generation, text generation in arbitrary order, long document understanding and generation, and applications in natural language generation.

We are always looking for highly self-motivated NLP students to work with us as Research Intern (RI) of the DAMO Academy NLP group. Candidates who are interested in working with us are welcome to send your resume to me (liudayiheng.ldyh[AT]alibaba-inc.com).


  • 2021.1 - Present, Researcher, Alibaba DAMO Academy.

  • 2019.6 - 2020.7, Intern, NLC group, Microsoft Research Lab – Asia (MSRA).
    • Team leader: Nan Duan
    • Mentor: Yeyun Gong
  • 2015.10 - 2020.12, Ph.D., DICALab, Sichuan University (SCU).
    • 3+2+3 Program (Master-Doctor combind program)
    • Advisor: Prof. Jiancheng Lv
  • 2017.10 - 2020.12, Team Leader, DICALab-NLP, Sichuan University (SCU).

  • 2017.3 - 2017.8, Intern, NExT++, National University of Singapore (NUS).
    • Advisor: Prof. Hanwang Zhang
  • 2015.6 - 2015.8, Visitor, School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS).

  • 2012.9 - 2015.9, B.E., College of Computer Science, Sichuan University (SCU).
    • Ranking: 1/370+
    • Advisor: Prof. Jiancheng Lv

Academic Services

  • Senior Program Committee (SPC) Member: IJCAI 2021

  • Program Committee (PC) Member: ACL 2021, AAAI 2021, EACL 2021, NAACL 2021, ACL 2020, AAAI 2020, EMNLP 2020, EMNLP 2019, TNNLS 2019 - Now