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Wan Jou (Lavender) She

Experienced in using Transformer based PLMs (T5, mT5, GPT-2, BERT, GPT-3) for fine-tuning medical language models and developing chatbots. (Updated Aug 2023) 大規模言語モデル経験 SoTA LLMs & tools used: OpenAI API (GPT-3.5, GPT-4), OpenAI Embedding, langchain, chromadb, llama-2-chat-(7b,13b,70b).

April 1, 2022 onwards, Nara, Japan based. Assistant Professor in AI Hospital/ Nara Institute of Science and Technology
June 1, 2018 – March 31, 2022 New York based. Research Associate in Medicine/ Weill Cornell Medicine

Research projects funded by research institutes from both US and Japan.
– Funded by 2023 JSPS Wakate 若手 as a PI for developing empathetic medical chatbot
– Funded by 2022 Meta AR/VR Policy Research Request for Proposals for the Asia Pacific Region
– Funded by NCI R35 (partially) and NIMH R21 (fully) for the Living Memory Home study. Developing a Natural Language Processing model to detect suicidal ideation in Living Memory Home.
– Funded by JST R03W13 to for the AF’fective (Atrial Fibrillation Relapse Prevention) project. An explainable AI monitoring app to support cardiologists and patients in preventing/monitoring the relapse of AFib using chronic ECG data.


Employment History (Academia):

  • Apr 2022 to date, Assistant Professor in Social Computing Lab
    Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  • Jun 2018 to Mar 2022, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medicine, United States

Employment History (Industry):

  • Sep 2020 to date, UX Advisor and Assistant Manager for Software Engineering
    Gamma Paradigm, United States
  • Mar 2018 – Apr 2021, UX Lead & Software Engineer
    Everduit (Software Defined Drone as a Service), United States
  • Jun 2015–Feb 2018, PhD in Designed Intelligence
    Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Feb 2013– Apr 2015, Doctoral Researcher in Design Aesthetics, Industrial Design Engineering
    Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Sep 2009 – Jun 2012, Master of Arts in Creative Industries Design
    National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan