Faculty Spotlight: Assistant Professor Huan Xu Is ISyE’s Newest Hire

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Huan Xu was hired in August 2016 by Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) as an assistant professor.

Xu’s 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.

Xu 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 postdoctoral stint at the University of Texas at Austin.

He is also member of INFORMS and the Mathematical Optimization Society.


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  • Created By:Shelley Wunder-Smith
  • Created:08/25/2016
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  • Modified:10/07/2016