Qiyin Fang is currently a Professor at McMaster University. He held the Canada Research Chair in Biophotonics between 2005-2016. Dr. Fang is current the lead for the McMaster Smart Home for Aging-in-Place Initiative where an 100-year old house in a residential neighborhood is transformed into a Smart sensor technology enabled living lab for long term in-home health monitoring research. His current research interests include optical spectroscopy and image guided minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic devices, miniaturized MOEMS sensors and imaging systems, and advanced optical microscopy and their emerging applications. Prior to joining McMaster, Dr. Fang was with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Fang obtained his BSc (Physics) from Nankai University, his MSc (applied physics) and PhD (Biomedical Physics) from East Carolina University.