Dixing Xu

Visiting Student Researcher

Zhejiang University


Dixing Xu is a visiting student researcher at Zhejiang University. His research interests include deep learning, reinforcement learning, security, blockchain and quantitative trading. Previously, he was a research assistant at Nanyang Technological University under supervision of Prof. Rui Tan.


  • Deep Learning
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Security & Privacy
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Blockchain


  • BSc in Information and Computing Sciences, 2020

    University of Liverpool

  • BSc in Information and Computing Sciences, 2020

    Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Research Experience

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Visiting Student Researcher

Zhejiang University

Sep 2019 – Mar 2020 Hangzhou, Zhejiang

supervised by Prof. Cheng Peng

Research Area:

  • Deep Learning
  • Security

Research Assistant

Nanyang Technological University

Mar 2019 – Sep 2019 Singapore

supervised by Prof. Rui Tan

Research Topic: Privacy-preserving Machine Learning in IoT.


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpoool University

Jun 2017 – Aug 2017 Suzhou

supervised by Prof. Steven Guan

Research Topic: Style Transfer for Avatar Sketches with Enhanced Residual U-net and Deep Convolutional GAN


Research Assistant

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpoool University

Nov 2016 – Sep 2018 Suzhou

supervised by Dr. Jinjun Liang

Build a portfolio management library (PGPortfolio) together with Zhengyao Jiang based on our paper. Note: paper over 40 citations and project over 1000 starts on Github by Dec. 2019


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Challenges of Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning in IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) will be a main data generation infrastructure for achieving better system intelligence. However, the …

A Deep Reinforcement Learning Framework for the Financial Portfolio Management Problem

Financial portfolio management is the process of constant redistribution of a fund into different financial products. This paper …