|Institution||Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin|
|Key Words / Areas of Interest||Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, High Performance Computing, Data Science|
|Expertise Sought||At TACC, we have unparalleled computing resources to support large scale distributed computing and facilitate data-driven discoveries. We are especially interested in collaborating with domain scientists who may have a problem need both the-state-of-arts techniques and powerful computational resource to solve. We are also interested in collaborations with algorithm and system experts who are interested to test their novel methods and applications at very large scale.|
Dr. Weijia Xu is a research scientist and the Manager of the Scalable Computational Intelligence group at Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. from Computer Science Department at UT Austin and has been an experienced data scientist. Dr. Xu’s main research interest is to enable data-driven discoveries through developing new computational methods and applications that facilitate the data-to-knowledge transfer process. Dr. xu leads the group that supports large scale data driven analysis and machine learning applications using computing resources at TACC. His projects have been funded through various federal and state agencies including NIH, NSF, City of Austin, and USDA. His has published over 60 peer-reviewed publications. He has served in program committees for several workshops and conferences in Big Data, Cloud Computing and HPC areas.