Dr. Xin Dai joined Visa Research as a Staff Research Scientist in Feb 2022. Prior to joining Visa, Xin was a Research Assistant at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and an AI Intern at Energid-Teradyne. Xin received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from WPI in 2022. His dissertation focuses on designing deep learning models for efficient inference on resources-constrained platforms. He received M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science of Beijing Jiaotong University in 2016 and 2012.
As a member of the Data Analytics team, his research interests are in deep learning and data mining, in particular hard attention models and multi-task learning. Xin has published papers in the top-tier conferences of data mining including the SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining (KDD), ACM International Conference on Information & Knowledge Management (CIKM), and SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM).