Research Interests: Bio-inspired Robotics, Mobile Robot, Embedded System Design
The Biorobotics Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Aug 2012- Now
Staff, System Hardware/Software Engineer
The Center for Biologically Inspired Robotics Research, CWRU, USA Sep 2012- Now
The Biorobotics Lab, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Jun 2012- Aug 2012
Internship, Electrical Engineer
Micro and Nano Bio-robotics Lab. May 2008- July 2011
State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System, HIT, P.R.China.
Case Western Reserve University, USA Aug 2011- Aug 2013
M.S., School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Harbin Institute of Technology , P.R.China. Sep 2006-July 2010
B.E., School of Mechatronics Engineering.
Team member, A Hybrid Neuroprosthesis for walking with SCI Sep 2012~Now
l Funded by United States Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.
l Collaborate with APT Center,Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
l A embedded control system and algorithm was developed for this project.
l Master's Thesis.
Team member, Case Western Reserve University Autonomous Lawnmower Team Sep 2012~ July 2013
l Sensor development and control algorithm research.
l Institute of Navigation (ION) Autonomous Snowplow Competition 2013 -4th Place
Team member, Asian Pacific Robot Contest ROBOCON 2009 & 2010 [Pic.1, 2 ]
l Control and hardware group team leader and designed the structure of the robot control system.
l Independently designed the main system control board based on ARM7+FPGA (4 layer PCB)
l Independently designed the 100Amp. DC motor driver based on MOSFET H-bridge.
l participate in Software design：embedded C programming for real-time operating system with μC-OSⅡ.
Team leader, Flexible Electrostatic Attraction -Biomimetic Climbing Robot [Pic.3-5] Dec200.9~Aug 2011
l HIT Robotics Institution Project, which also is the 863 National Project, No.2009AA04Z2174.
l Participated in the fundamental research of electrostatic attraction theory and application.
l Independently designed the six generation robot prototype: Gecko-inspired FEA climbing robot.
l 2 papers published; 1 paper in progress.
Team member, SLAM Project for ROBOCUP Mobile Robot - Pioneer Ⅲ [Pic.6] Aug.-Sept.2009
l SensComp ultrasonic sensor system reverse engineering.
l Independently designed the hardware driver circuit board for the ultrasonic sensor array.
l Participated in Sensor and navigation system Programming.
Team member, Signal Acquisition System for Mining Rescue Robot Aug.-Sept.2009
l Inflammable gas detection sensor and datalog circuit board design.
Team leader, Modular Multi-function Disaster Rescue Robot [Pic.9-13] Sept. 2008-Oct. 2009
l National Innovating Experiment Project for University Students.
l Designed distributed amended system for the modular rescue robot using the AVR.
l Mechanical design: four robots with four-wheel, omni-wheel, track-leg and Hexapod platform.
l CAD, FEA, Laser cutting and SLA rapid prototyping used in the design and manufacture process.
l Designed interchangeable mechanical connector to support multi-task in different environments
Team member, OpenCV Machine-Vision Experimental Kits Sept. 2009- Sept. 2010
l Designed a two degree of freedom platform with a nonlethal weapon mounted.
l Participate in object tracking and facial recognition programming base on OpenCV.
Team leader, Multipurpose Biomimetic Robot Experimental Kits [Pic.14-16] Sept. 2007-2009
l Gait and motion Planning for quadruped and Hexapedal robot.
l Developed an educational and entertainment robot kits for teaching and experimental purposes.
l Designed the modular based mechanical structure and control platform.
Paper and Patents
l The first author, “Modular multi-function rescue robot”, proceeding of China Second University Student
Creativity Forum (Chinese), Oct., 2009
l "Wall Climbing Robot Using Flexible Electrostatic Attraction Techniques"，Machinery Design &
Manufacture, ISSN 1001-3997,2011.6
l The first author, “Flexible Electrostatic Attraction Inspired Climbing with a Biologically Robot”,
Proceedings of Analog Devices Inc - University Design Competition 2010
l Graduation Paper: Automatic Mobile Robot Control System Design for the ABU ROBOCON 2010 Contest
l Modular multi-function disaster rescue robot, patent 200920224197.1
l multipurpose biomimetic robot teaching and experimental test bed, patent pending
l Several other product design patents pending in the process.
Awards and Honors
l Second prize of excellence, biomimetic robot design contest, HIT
l Winner project of National Innovating Experiment Project For University Students
l First prize of Science & Technology Innovation Projects, HIT
l Top 10 Project of China Second University Student Innovating Forum
l First prize of international ROBOCON2009,Top 8 in China ROBOCON2010
l Second prize, Analog Devices Inc. - University Design Competition
l Leader of class, won “honor class” in Province and “excellent leader” in school
l Vice present, Science & Technology Association of HIT College of Mechatronics Engineering
l Control team leader, HIT ROBOCON team
Pic. 1 ARM+FPGA Robot Control Board Pic. 2 MOSFET 100A DC Motor Driver
Pic. 3-5 Flexible Electrostatic Attraction -Biomimetic Climbing Robot
Pic.6 SLAM Project for Pioneer Ⅲ Pic.7 humanoid robots Distribute Control Pic.8 Servo Motor X32 board
Pic.9 M.R Robot- Track-leg Platform Pic.10 M.R Robot- wheel Platform Pic.11 M.R Robot- Omini Platform
Pic.12 Modular Robot Team Pic.13 My M.R.Robot and Me
Pic.14 My Giant Hex for Haptic Study Pic.15 My First Robot: 12DOF-Dragon Warrior Pic.16 Mini Hexapod:Quick Runner
Pic.17 Motion Game pod Pic.18 Distribute Control Test Pic.19 6-DOF MEMS UNIT Pic.20 Video Robot Controler