Jiapeng Xu is a Ph.D. student of Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory at the University of Minnesota. His current work focuses specifically on the development of robot-aided rehabilitation devices. His research interest include neural engineering, more specifically brain-computer interface (BCI). He has four years of experience in motor imagery based BCI developing. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree that focuses on movement neuroscience. He believes that by having this clinical research experience, he will have a deeper understanding of mechanisms of movement, which will aid him with his future career goals.