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Xuangui Huang

PhD Student


Office Location

440 Huntington Avenue
266 West Village H
Boston, MA 02115


  • MS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University – China
  • BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University – China

About Me

  • Hometown: Swatow, China
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Computer Science
  • PhD Advisor: Emanuele Viola


Xuangui Huang is a PhD student in the Theoretical Computer Science program at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, advised by Professor Emanuele Viola. Xuangui is particularly interested in computational complexity. Prior to joining the PhD program at Northeastern, Xuangui researched parameterized complexity, circuit complexity, and descriptive complexity while earning both his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

What are your research interests?

Computational complexity.

What’s one problem you’d like to solve with your research/work?

Open problems, small or big.

What aspect of what you do is most interesting?

I am most interested in solving challenging problems with many failures.

What are your research or career goals, going forward?

I want to be a real scientist, more precisely, a real complexity theoretician.