Dr. Yu LI obtained his Ph.D degree from Macquarie University, Australia, and then finished his postdoctoral research training at Brain and Mind Institute, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is currently an assistant professor in Applied Psychology Programme, Division of Science and Technology, UIC. His research focuses are mainly on neural basis of language processing, human attention and individual differences, and speech-in-noise recognition. He mainly uses neuroimaging technologies such as fMRI, MEG, and EEG, and psychophysics in his research. He recently uses machine learning techniques (e.g., support vector machine and naïve Bayes) to examine brain responses to external stimuli. He has published more than 10 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research is supported by Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Science Foundation and UIC Research Foundation.