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Xu Wang

Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

PhD, Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Masters in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
BS, Beijing Normal University

Xu Wang is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. Xu recently completed her PhD in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. She conducts interdisciplinary research within the fields of Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence and Education. Her PhD dissertation explores techniques using student solutions to semi-automatically generate authentic questions for deliberate practice of higher-order thinking. Her system UpGrade has been used by more than 600 students at CMU. Her work has been published at many top-tier conferences and journals in Human-Computer Interaction and Educational Technologies.

Research Area(s)

Artificial Intelligence | Data science / Analytics / AI | Natural language processing


  • Co-investigator of: AI Institute: Advancing Human-AI Collaboration through Longitudinal Interaction
  • Co-investigator of: Argument Graph Supported Multi-Level Approach for Argumentative Writing Assistance
  • Principal investigator of: CAREER: Human-AI Techniques to Create Deliberate Practice Opportunities in Ill-Defined Domains