Gus Xia

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, NYU Shanghai


Gus (Guangyu) Xia is a Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow of Computer Science at NYU Shanghai, and also an affiliated faculty at NYU Tandon. He holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning from Carnegie Mellon University, where he worked with Prof. Roger Dannenberg. Xia's main research field is Computer Music. His interdisciplinary research encompasses Machine Learning, HCI, Robotics, and Music. His representative works include human-computer interactive performances, autonomous dancing robots, smart music displays, and large-scale content-based music retrieval. Recently, he has been building artificial music performers that are able to perform expressively in concert with human musicians by learning musicianship from rehearsals. 

Research interests: computer music