Dr. Wang is an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Institute of Electrical and Control Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. Dr. Wang's Assistive Robotics Group focuses on developing robotic systems to solve real-world problems in direct support of indivisuals. Dr. Wang was a postdoctoral associate in the Marine Robotics Group (MRG) and Distributed Robotics Laboratory (DRL) in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), MIT.

Email: hchengwang (at) csail.mit.edu

Nick Wang's CV. (Last update: Dec. 12, 2015)

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Recent Projects

Bocelli Project: We develop wearable, miniaturized, and energy-efficient robotic systems to provide navigation feedbacks for blind and visually impaired people. (Joint work with Profs. Daniela Rus and Anantha Chandrakasan, EECS, MIT)

JR East Project: We aim at an indoor navigation system using text as landmarks in highly dynamic environments, such as Tokyo subway stations. (Joint work with Prof. John Leonard, Mechanical Engineering, MIT)


  • Two papers are accpeted in ICRA 2017! Please see Publications page for detail.
  • I will join National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan as an assistant professor in Feb, 2016. My lab "Assistive Robotics Group" will focus on robotic systems in direct support of individuals. I will be happy to talk to prospective students.
  • Our work was published in ISSCC, and covered by MIT News
  • I visited Andrea Bocelli and presented our prototype. News

  • The MIT team won the first place in RobotX competition. MIT News
  • Continuing the Legacy: Assistive Technologies at MIT. EECS News
  • Andrea Bocelli visited MIT to support assistive technology. MIT News.
  • Committee member in MIT COUHES (Committee on the Use of Humans as Experimental Subjects).
  • Proposal accepted by the Project Tango by Google.