Alan Wang joined Baylor University in August 2022. He received his B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, and an M.S. degree from the Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. From 2007 to 2011, he was with Omega Optics, Inc., Austin, Texas, where he served as the chief research scientist for multiple federal funded Small Business Innovation Research projects. From August 2011 to July 2022, he was an Assistant Professor to Full Professor at Oregon State University in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, leading the Engineering Photonics Research Laboratory (EPRL) to develop cutting-edge photonic materials and devices research. He has more than 110 journal articles and 120 conference publications, including numerous invited and plenary presentations. He holds seven U.S. patents and is a senior member of IEEE, SPIE and OSA.