Our Experts

The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.


Dr. Xiaoqin Wang

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Director, Tsinghua-Johns Hopkins Joint Center for Biomedical Engineering Research
School of Medicine

I am interested in understanding the neural basis of auditory perception and vocal communication in a naturalistic environment.

Dr. Colin Wilson

Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Science
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in theoretical and experimental phonology as well as computational cognitive science.

Dr. Michael Wolmetz

Senior Scientist, Intelligent Systems Group, Research & Exploratory Development Department, Applied Physics Laboratory
Applied Physics Laboratory

I am interested in applying advances in human neuroimaging, cognitive assessment, and machine learning to critical challenges faced by the Intelligence and Defense communities.

Dr. Dean Foster Wong

Professor, Department of Radiology and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine

My research uses PET scanning to uncover key insights into brain chemistry and to identify receptors for the major neurotransmitters.

Dr. Paul Worley

Professor, Department of Neuroscience
School of Medicine

I am interested in the molecular basis of learning and memory.