Dr. Yingqian Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the school of industrial engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. She received her PhD degree in Computer Science from University of Manchester. Her main research areas lie in artificial intelligence and intelligent agent based decision systems. She has over 10 years’ experience in applying AI techniques to various problem domains including auctions. She works closely with online auction companies on optimising auction design using machine learning and data mining techniques, and developing auction simulators to evaluate auction design and analyse bidding strategies. Within our group, Dr. Zhang is responsible for intelligent software solutions for auction training and auction data analytics.