Yan Xu is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, working with Prof. Stella X. Yu. He received his PhD degree from the Multimedia Laboratory, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2023, advised by Prof. Hongsheng Li and Prof. Xiaogang Wang. Before that, he got his M.S. degree from the State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University in 2018, supervised by Prof. Guofeng Zhang and Prof. Hujun Bao.
His current research interests revolve around 3D Computer Vision and Robotics. His long-term goal is to create an intelligent system that can perceive, understand and interact with the physical world.