Researcher biography

Xin is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Data Science, at School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland. Xin obtained his BSc degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, from Beijing Normal University in 2006. Xin obtained his MPhil and PhD degrees from City University of Hong Kong in 2008 and 2011 respectively, where he worked as a research fellow from Oct 2011 to Feb 2013. During Feb 2013 -- Aug 2014, Xin was a postdoctoral associate at Department of Statistical Science, Duke University. Before joining UQ in Jan 2022, Xin worked as research assistant professor and assistant professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Xin's research interests cover statistical learning theory (kernel methods, stochastic gradient methods, support vector machine, pairwise learning, online learning, error analysis, sparsity analysis, and the implementation of algorithms), mathematical data science, and their applications to artificial intelligence, immunological bioinformatics, systems biology, and computational social science.