Hi! I'm a second-year Ph.D. student at MIT, and a member of MIT NLP Group.
My research advisor is Prof. Regina Barzilay.

Before coming to MIT, I received my bachelor degree from Yao Class at Tsinghua University.


Style Transfer from Non-Parallel Text by Cross-Alignment
Tianxiao Shen, Tao Lei, Regina Barzilay, and Tommi Jaakkola
NIPS 2017 spotlight
[arXiv] [code]
Making Dependency Labeling Simple, Fast and Accurate
Tianxiao Shen, Tao Lei, and Regina Barzilay
NAACL 2016
[paper] [code]


2/2016 - 7/2016 Research intern at Microsoft Research Asia, Knowledge Computing Group
6/2014 - 12/2014 Research intern at Microsoft Research Asia, Visual Computing Group


In my spare time, I play the piano, cook, and enjoy reading.

I'm widely interested in logic and philosophy of science. Here are my writing samples: