Dr. Zaixu Cui grew up in Bengbu, Anhui Province in China. Zaixu received his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Anhui University and Ph.D degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Beijing Normal University in China. During Ph.D period, he mainly worked on the application of machine learning in neuroimaging. He also developed a software for pipeline processing of diffusion MRI imaging datasets (https://www.nitrc.org/projects/panda/). Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow working at the Brain Behavior Laboratory in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the lab in October 1th, 2017. He mainly applies network control method to understand how structural network matures during youth to facilitate the activation of the frontoparietal control system under the supervision of Prof. Ted Satterthwaite and Prof. Dani Bassett.