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Dr. Huan Xu is an assistant professor at the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.
His current research interest focuses on 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. Before joining Georgia Tech, he was an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore, after a postdoc stint at UT-Austin.
Dr. Xu is a member of INFORMS and the Mathematical Optimization Society.
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