Borgward, BAIC Group
Dr. Xing received his B.S degree in Physics at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) which has the most prestigious physics department in China and Ph.D degree in Experimental Particle Physics at CERN, France and Switzerland, affiliated with Syracuse University, New York, where his thesis was focusing on using neural network to solve leading-edge scientific problems, CP violation after the Big Bang. Dr. Xing joined Stanford in 2013 as Engineering Physicist / Staff Scientist, where he worked at the national laboratory SLAC with job responsibility being developing and managing an in-house software system of data analysis, machine learning, sensor / detector read-out, big data framework etc. Dr. Xing joined NIO, USA in 2016 as Staff Data Scientist where he was focusing on developing state-of-the-art deep learning, reinforcement learning algorithms for autonomous driving vehicles. Dr. Xing is an innovative entrepreneur who founded his own startup company Athena Robotics in 2017, where he was the CTO in charge of full stack of self-driving car software technologies including perception, prediction, simulation and planning. Athena Robotics, Inc was selected by Y Combinator for the summer batch of 2018. Dr. Xing joined Borgward, BAIC Group in 2018 as the Director of Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Driving, who is in charge of the R&D on artificial intelligence for self-driving car technologies. Dr. Xing is an exceptional scientist and AI researcher with outstanding publication records of more than 15,000 Google Scholar citations on top-notch science, AI journals and conference. Dr. Xing was also invited speaker on applications of deep neural network. Moreover, Dr. Xing is an experimentalist who always believe in data and experimental results.