Huan Xu is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engi-neering at The University of Texas at Austin. He received the B.Eng. degree in automation fromShanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China in 1997, the M.Eng. degree in electrical engineeringfrom the National University of Singapore in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineeringfrom McGill University, Canada in 2009. His research interests include high-dimensional data anal-ysis, machine learning, robust optimization, and decision making and control under uncertainty.