BA, MSc, MPhil (CUHK); PhD (UCLA)
Prof. Lawrence Cheung received his M.Phil. in Linguistics and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and his Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2008. Before joining the Department, he was involved in a research study on machine learning approach to computational parsing in English and Chinese. His research interests include syntax, semantics, syntactic typology, and natural language processing. His current research topics include the syntax-phonology interface issues of right dislocation in Chinese, the negative wh-construction across languages, wh-placeholders in Chinese, corpus annotation and tagging, and unlexicalized syntactic parsing, and Chinese morphology recognition.