Zhong-Lin Lu is NYU Shanghai’s Chief Scientist and Associate Provost for Sciences. He also leads the NYU-ECNU Institute of Brain and Cognitive Science at NYU Shanghai. Lu joined NYU Shanghai in 2019 from the Ohio State University, where he was the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Professor of Psychology, Optometry, and Translational Data Analytics, and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Brain Imaging. Lu is a fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists and the Association for Psychological Science. He is also a co-founder of Adaptive Sensory Technology, Inc., a company that is devoted to transforming eye care with precision measurement. A physicist by training, Lu obtained a B.S. in theoretical physics from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1989, and earned his Ph.D. in physics at NYU in 1992. He was an Assistant Researcher in Cognitive Science at the University of California, Irvine from 1992 to 1996. He joined University of Southern California as an Assistant Professor of Psychology in 1996, rising to Professor of Psychology and Biomedical Engineering in 2005 and William M. Keck Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience in 2006. He was co-Director of the Dana and David Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center at USC before joining the Ohio State University in 2011.