Dr. Xu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester. He was the recipient of multiple NSF awards, including BIGDATA and CDS&E, the University of Rochester’s AR/VR Pilot Award, Tencent Rhino-Bird Award, a Best Paper Award at Sound and Music Computing Conference, a Best Paper Award at ACM SIGGRAPH VRCAI, and an Open Source Code Award in IEEE CVPR. He has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed papers in computer vision and artificial intelligence venues, including CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, AAAI, and IJCAI.