Kuang Xu received his Ph.D. in June 2014 from the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT. Dr. Xu was selected as a recipient of the 2014 Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation award for his exceptional performance in a doctoral degree program. According to the foundation the award targets extraordinary contributions to science and technology. The willingness to accept the moral obligations of being a scientist is a unique feature of this award.
Kuang Xu, supervised by Professor John N. Tsitsiklis, obtained a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009, and an S.M. degree from MIT in 2011, both in Electrical Engineering. His research interests are in the analysis, design, and decision making in large-scale stochastic systems, and applications drawn from engineering, operations, and management.
Dr. Xu would like to thank his advisor, Professor John N. Tsitsiklis, for his guidance and support throughout Dr. Xu's doctoral study.