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Dr. Huan Xu is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.
His research interests are in the areas of data, learning, and decision making. Specifically, he is interested in machine learning, high-dimensional statistics, robust and stochastic optimization, sequential decision making, and application to large-scale systems. He is currently an associate editor of both IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence and Computational Management Science.
He received his B. Eng. from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1997, his M. Eng from the National University of Singapore in 2003, and his Ph. D. from McGill University in 2009. After a postdoc stint at UT-Austin, he held Assistant Professor positions at the National University of Singapore and Georgia Tech.
Dr. Xu is a member of INFORMS and the Mathematical Optimization Society.
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