Fan is a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH). He received his PhD in Computer Science at The University of Sydney, Australia in September, 2016. For his PhD research, he worked on machine-learning-based biomedical image computing. He spent the last year of his PhD study as a visiting scholar at the Laboratory of Mathematics in Imaging (LMI) and the Surgical Planning Laboratory (SPL) at HMS and BWH, focusing on diffusion MRI processing with advanced machine learning methodology. His current research interests are diffusion imaging of the brain and modeling of functional-structural relationships for neurosurgical planning and neurodevelopmental disorder analysis.