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Hua Xu

Hua Xu

Data Scientist and Software Engineer


Hua Xu is a data scientist and software engineer with PepsiCo R&D. He leads the advanced analytics team. His team is focused on the autonomous or semi-autonomous examination of data or content to discover deeper insights, make predictions, or generate recommendations. They utilize sophisticated techniques and tools that are beyond traditional business intelligence ones. Their techniques and expertise include data/text mining, machine learning, visualization, semantic analysis, sentiment analysis, network and cluster analysis, neural networks, etc.

Hua received his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at the Ohio State University in 2007, after earning a master degree in Computational and Quantum Chemistry at Nanjing University in China.