Dr. Molenaar holds master degrees in both Cognitive Psychology and International Business studies. She received her PhD in Educational Sciences at the University of Amsterdam in 2011, and currently is an assistant professor at the Learning & Plasticity group of the Behavioural Science Institute at Radboud University Nijmegen. Her main interest is technology empowered innovation in education that facilitates students’ talent development. Her research focuses on the application of data from online learning environments, apps and games (learning analytics) in understanding how learning and regulation of learning unfolds over time. Learning analytics and artificial intelligence offers a powerful way to make new steps towards measuring, understanding and designing innovative learning scenarios. In this respect it is important to note that Dr. Molenaar is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, section AI for Human Learning and Behavior Change and of the journal Metacognition and Learning. Moreover, she has received numerous grants from the Dutch Science Foundation among which the personal Veni grant, the European Union and several other national bodies. Of particular relevance is her research on the development of intelligent tutors (Atgentive, EU project) for adaptive scaffolding of self-regulated learning and her current large scale study into the application adaptive learning technologies in primary and secondary schools (Doorbraak project ICT).