Shawn Mei

Software Engineer

I joined the Language Technology Team at Facebook after graduating from UC Berkeley, with a degree in EECS. Before that, I did an internship on Facebook’s News Feed Infrastructure team. Currently working on Machine Translation in Facebook products.


Machine Translation, Text-To-Speech, Speech Interfaces

Latest Publications

EMNLP - November 7, 2021

Building Adaptive Acceptability Classifiers for Neural NLG

Soumya Batra, Shashank Jain, Peyman Heidari, Ankit Arun, Catharine Youngs, Xintong Li, Pinar Donmez, Shawn Mei, Shiun-Zu Kuo, Vikas Bhardwaj, Anuj Kumar, Michael White

SIGDIAL - July 29, 2021

Getting to Production with Few-shot Natural Language Generation Models

Peyman Heidari, Arash Einolghozati, Shashank Jain, Soumya Batra, Lee Callender, Ankit Arun, Shawn Mei, Sonal Gupta, Pinar Donmez, Vikas Bhardwaj, Anuj Kumar, Michael White

COLING - December 8, 2020

Best Practices for Data-Efficient Modeling in NLG: How to Train Production-Ready Neural Models with Less Data

Ankit Arun, Soumya Batra, Vikas Bhardwaj, Ashwini Challa, Pinar Donmez, Peyman Heidari, Hakan Inan, Shashank Jain, Anuj Kumar, Shawn Mei, Karthik Mohan, Michael White