About Me

I'm Ke (Richard) Xu, a Master of Engineering student in Applied Data Science at the University of Victoria, BC. My career aspirations are rooted deeply in deep learning, machine leanring and computer vision, with my recent endeavors pivoting towards large foundation models and Generative AI (GenAI). I have a U.S. patent on an autonomous driving system with Nvidia and two publications in deep learning.

In my previous academic ventures, I worked with Prof. Ram Nevatia at the University of Southern California, focusing on adversarial machine learning for computer vision applications. I also collaborated with Prof. Yue Wang on 3D point cloud self-supervised learning. I graduated with a M.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, advised by Prof. Katie Driggs-Campbell and Prof. Volodymyr Kindratenko. During my time at UIUC, I acquired experience in deep learning, autonomous driving, distributed training, and remote sensing.

Outside of work, I'm active in the Uvic Tennis Club and Badminton Club. I also enjoy swimming and hiking. 

kxu -at- uvic.ca