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A headshot photo of Shuo Wang.

Shuo Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

PO Box 9303
108 Biomedical Road
BMRC 311
Morgantown, WV 26506


  • Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
  • Department of Neuroscience
  • Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute

Graduate Training

  • California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems, PhD


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

Research Interests

Our lab exploits the unique opportunities provided by intracranial electrical recordings during neurosurgical procedures. Using single-neuron recording from epileptic patients implanted with depth electrodes, we investigate neural mechanisms of saliency, attention, and face processing. We also combine multimodal neuroscience approaches, including functional neuroimaging, intracranial and scalp EEG, and computational modeling, as well as study neurological populations such as amygdala lesion patients and people with autism.

Research Topics:
  • Investigating the neural basis for goal-directed visual search
  • Investigating the neural basis for saliency and memory using natural scene stimuli
  • Investigating the neural basis for face processing using computational face models
  • Investigating the psychological and neural bases underlying altered saliency representation in autism

Recent Publications