Dr. Xueding Wang is a Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, holding an adjunct Professor position at the Department of Radiology. Dr. Wang has extensive experience in imaging system development and adaptation of novel diagnostic technology to laboratory research and clinical managements, especially those involving light and ultrasound. Sponsored by NIH, NSF, DoD and other funding agencies, his research has led to over 150+ peer-reviewed journal publications. At the University of Michigan Medical School, a major part of his research is focused on clinical applications of photoacoustic imaging, including those involving arthritis, prostate cancer, breast cancer, Crohn’s disease, neurological disorders, and eye diseases. Dr. Wang is the recipient of the Sontag Foundation Fellow of the Arthritis National Research Foundation in 2005, and the Distinguished Investigator Award of the Academy of Radiology Research in 2013. Dr. Wang is a fellow of AIMBE. He is also sitting on the editorial boards of scientific journals including Photoacoustics, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Medical Physics, and Ultrasonic Imaging, and being the steering committee member of the Journal of Lightwave Technology.