Pan Xu

Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Division of Integrative Genomics

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Pan  Xu Profile Photo
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Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Optimization, Reinforcement Learning, and High Dimensional Statistics


My research is centered around Machine Learning, with broad interests in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Optimization, Reinforcement Learning, High Dimensional Statistics, and their applications to real-world problems including Bioinformatics and Healthcare. My research goal is to develop computationally- and data-efficient machine learning algorithms with both strong empirical performance and theoretical guarantees.


  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 2021


  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Courses Taught

  • COMPSCI 391: Independent Study
  • BIOSTAT 825: Foundation of Reinforcement Learning