Dr. Ning Xu is currently a principal research scientist at Snap Research, co-chairing its Deep Learning Strategy Area. Prior to joining Snap Inc., he has been working with Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Samsung Research America. Dr. Ning Xu obtained his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign after he graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China. Dr. Ning Xu co-authored 90+ journal and conference papers, patents and patent applications. His research interest includes computer vision, deep learning and other related areas. He is a senior member of IEEE.