Research interests include:

Artificial Intelligence, Computational Game Theory, Machine Learning, Algorithms and Optimization


Haifeng Xu received his PhD from the University of Southern California in 2018, did a postdoc at Harvard from 2018 - 2019, and joined the Department of Computer Science in August 2019 as the Alan Batson Assistant Professor. 


  • Google Faculty Research Award 2020
  • ACM SIGecom Best Dissertation Award, honorable mention 2019
  • IFAAMAS Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award, honorable mention 2019
  • Best student paper award, AAMAS 2016

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computational Game Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Algorithms and Optimization

Courses Taught

  • UVA CS 6501: Topics in Learning and Game Theory Spring 2021
  • UVA CS 6161: Design and Analysis of Algorithms Fall 2020
  • UVA CS 4710: Artificial Intelligence Spring 2020

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