Dr. Xiaoquin Wang is a professor of biomedical engineering, neuroscience and otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He serves as director of the Tsinghua-Johns Hopkins Joint Center for Biomedical Research in Beijing, China.
His research aims to understand brain mechanisms responsible for auditory perception and vocal communication in a naturalistic environment.
Dr. Wang received his B.S. in electrical engineering at Sichuan University in Sichuan, China, and his M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He completed his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, and subsequently conducted a postdoctoral fellowship in neurophysiology at the University of California in San Francisco.
He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1995 as an associate professor, became an assistant professor in 2002, and accepted the title of ful professor in 2002.
Dr. Wang has won several awards and NIH grants for his research, and currently serves as principal investigator of the Laboratory of Auditory Neurophysiology in the Department of Otolaryngology. He has served on the editorial review boards for more than 20 academic journals in the field, has authored or co-authored several dozen peer-reviewed publications and has presented his work nationally and internationally.