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Education

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, May. 2018 – present
  • Ph.D in Cheriton School of Computer Science
  • Research Area: HCI – Input technology
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 2012 – Jul. 2014
  • M.S. in Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia
  • Thesis: On Generating Vehicle Surrounding Images Based on Depth-Adaptive 3D Model [pdf]
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Sep. 2008 – Jun. 2012
  • B.S. in Computer Science and Information Engineering
University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Aug. 2011 – Dec. 2011
  • Exchange student in Computer and Information Science

Selected Research Experience

Human-Computer Interaction lab, University of Waterloo, Advisor: Dr. Daniel Vogel

  • Mobile Input Technology, Jun. 2018 – present
    • Study the input technology of mobile devices.

IMLab, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Advisor: Dr. Yi-Ping Hung

  •   Driver Assistance System, Jan. 2013 – Jul. 2014
    • Develop a real-time vehicle surrounding monitoring system that can assist drivers to perceive the vehicle surrounding situations in third-person viewpoints.
    • Synthesize the vehicle surrounding images based on multiple perspective corrected images.
    • Integrate depth information to solve ghost effect and image distortion.
  • Touchsense, Aug. 2013 – Dec. 2013
    • Provide additional touchscreen input vocabulary by distinguishing the contact areas of finger pads on the touchscreen.
    • Develop a smart watch prototype using inertial measurement sensors.
    • Collect user feedback via an explorative study.
  • I-m-cave, Nov. 2013 – Mar. 2014
    • Develop a multi-touch tabletop system for virtual tours of Mogao Caves.
    • Design interactive interface that allows users to explore every corner of Mogao Caves and restore digital artifacts.

Studio TiX, London, Collaboration: Yen-Ting Cho, Yen-Ling Kuo

  • MovIPrint, Jan. 2017 – present
    • Propose a framework that encodes full body movement into fabricable models.
    • Create organic and unexpected crafts using existing fabrication methods, including 2D textile print, animation, modular design, laser cutting, CNC milling, and 3D printing.
  • MovISee, Mar. 2012 – present
    • Propose a system to recreate information and explore personal creativity.
    • Create mixed reality for people to explore the selected information and ultimately transform their understanding of their body movement to create composite customized visual outputs.
    • Demos available at http://movisee.com.

Work Experience

Software Engineer, Garmin, Taiwan, Oct. 2014 – Mar. 2018
  • Develop the software of GPS running watch and bike computers.
  • Improve the fitness training algorithm based on signal processing.
  • Use the ANT+ wireless protocol to connect devices with sensors and display sensor information.
  • Collaborate with software and electronic engineers to achieve mass production.
Administrative Assistant, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Sep. 2012 – Jun. 2014
  • Organize activities and support foreign students in department.
  • Assist in foreign guests’ visits or international seminars.

HONORS AND AWARDS

First Place, 12th Mobile Heroes, Taiwan, 2013
  • With HTC Corporation Award and Qualcomm Corporation Award.
First Place, 8th Utechzone Machine Vision Prize, Taiwan, 2013
  • With Facial Expression Recognition Champion and Face Recognition Champion.
Dean’s list, University of Deleware, DE, 2011
  • In recognition of scholastic excellence at University of Delaware.

Skills

  • Programming language: C/C++, JAVA, Matlab,
  • Tools and Libraries: Processing, OpenFramework, OpenCV, OpenGL, CGAL, OpenNI,
  • Hardware Platforms: Kinect, Arduino.