Xi (Alex) Chen, PhD

NLP Application Research Scientist,
Nuance Communications,
Montreal, QC, Canada
Email: xi.chen2 at nuance.com
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Short Bio

Xi Chen is currently an NLP application research scientist at Nuance Communications Inc., working on deep learning solutions for NLP applications on smart devices.
His experience and passion lie in a wide range of domains, including natural language processing, Internet of Things, self-driving, smart homes, smart systems and vehicle-to-everything networks.
He achieved his PhD degree under the supervision of Prof. Xue Liu at School of Computer Science, McGill UniversityHe also served as a research scientist at aerial.aiHe received both M.Eng. and B.S. degrees from Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.  


[2019.01] Serving as a local co-chair of the 2019 Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet-of-Things Week (CPS-IoT week 2019) to be held in Montreal.
[2017.09] Joined Nuance as an NLP research scientist
[2017.06] Graduation: Successfully passed the PhD defense! (defense slides)
[2017.05] Award: Best-in-Session-Presentation Award in the indoor localization session of IEEE INFOCOM 2017. Many thanks to the session chair and the audience! (presentation slides)
[2017.04] Paper:"AdaSharing: Adaptive Data Sharing in Collaborative Robots", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
[2017.01] Teaching: I am teaching a graduate-level course "Computer Networks" (COMP535), at McGill this semester.