Ning Xie received the ME and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Computer Science, Tokyo
Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 2009 and 2012, respectively. In 2012, he was appointed
as a research associate in the same institute. Since 2017, he is an associate professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, UESTC. His research interests include computer graphics, game engines, and the theory and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning. His research is supported by research grants including NSFC (China), MOE (China), CREST(Japan), and The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(Japan).