Quan Wang, Ph.D., is the deputy director of the Key Laboratory of Biomedical Spectroscopy of Xi’an, Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics of Chinese Academy of Science. She was an Associate Research Scientist at the School of Medicine, Yale Child Study Center. She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and Computational Neuroscience from Goethe University Frankfurt and has an M.S in Computational Science and B.S in Bioinformatics. She studies machine learning and computational methods and has research experience in developmental psychology and visual attention. Her current research focuses on eye-tracking and functional near inferred spectroscopy (fNIRS) innovation and application, particularly interested in human-computer interactive paradigms and its application in children with developmental delays and other populations with special needs.