Xiang is currently a Ph.D. student (since 2016) at School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. His supervisors are Dr. Lina Yao, Dr. Wenjie Zhang and Scientia Professor. Boualem Benatallah.
He got Master degree (in 2016) from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China. His research interests mainly on Machine learning, Deep learning, BCI (Brain Computer Interface), Human Activity Recognition and Smart Living. Also, he has about two years research experience in Sustainable Manufacturing, in particular, energy consumption modeling of machine tools.