Lirong Xia is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Previously he was a CRCS fellow and NSF CI Fellow at the Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS) at Harvard University. He received his PhD in Computer Science in 2011 and MA in Economics in 2010, both from Duke University. His research focuses on the intersection of computer science and microeconomics, in particular computational social choice, game theory, mechanism design, and prediction markets. He is the recipient of a 2015 NSF CAREER award.