Lifu Deng is a graduate student in the CNAP program. He graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with B.S. in Biomedical Engineering & Applied Mathematics, and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering. Lifu is interested in the dynamics of functional networks in the brain, and how it is influenced by structural connectivity and stimulation. Lifu enjoys outdoor activities and playing music. He’s an amateur in botanics who used to own a collection of bizarre-looking cacti, succulents, and orchids before coming to Duke.