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Eric Xing

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Eric Xing

Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; President and University Professor, Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence; Chairman and Chief Scientist, Petuum Inc.
Eric Xing

Professor Eric P. Xing is the President and University Professor of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, a Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and Founder of Petuum Inc., a 2018 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer company that builds standardized artificial intelligence platform and operating system for industrial applications. He completed his undergraduate study at Tsinghua University, and holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the Rutgers University, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. His main research interests are the development of machine learning and statistical methodology, and large-scale computational system and architectures, for solving problems involving automated learning, reasoning, and decision-making in artificial, biological, and social systems. Prof. Xing is serving or has served on the editorial boards of leading scientific journals including JASA, AOAS, PLOS Journal of Computational Biology, PAMI, MLJ, and JMLR. He was a member of DARPA Information Science and Technology (ISAT) advisory group, and was elected as Fellow of the Association of Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), American Statistical Association (ASA), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).