Dr Wang, Zheng 王峥
|2010||Technische Universität München, Germany||Doctor of Engineering (Cum Laude)|
|2005||Imperial College London, UK||Master of Science in Control Systems (Distinction)|
|2004||Tsinghua University, China||Bachelor of Science in Automatic Control|
|2010-2012||National University of Singapore Certified Researcher for Animal Research (Pigs)||Certification|
I am currently an Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering at University of Hong Kong.
The main areas of my research are: soft wearable robotic devices, haptics, robotics, teleoperation, and flexible transmission mechanisms. The main application areas are medical robots, especially surgical robots, and haptic human-robot interaction.
Before joining HKU, I have been a postdoc fellow with joint appointments in the Wyss Institute of BioInspired Engineering and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, USA from 2013-2014. Prior to Harvard, I was with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 2010, working with A/Prof Louis Phee, focusing on endoscopic surgical robots. Between 2012-2013 I was a research scientist at EndoMaster Medical Pte Ltd, Singapore. From 2006-2010, I was with Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technishe Universität München, Germany as a research assistant on human-robot handshake project "IMMERSENCE", supervised by Prof Martin Buss. I was awarded with my doctorate in Dec 2010.
Previously, I received MSc in Control Systems (with Distinction) from Imperial College London, UK; BSc in Automatic Control Engineering from Tsinghua University, China.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2019-04-01||Soft Robotic Glove for Rehabilitation: Silver award from International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva (IEIG)||Research Achievement|
|2019-02-01||IMechE Best Student Project of the Year 2018: Dental Robotic Manipulator: Institute of Mechanical Engineers HK (IMechE)||Research Achievement|
|2019-01-01||Hong Kong X Best FYP Award 2019: Hong Kong X Tech||Research Achievement|
|2019-04-01||Best Student Paper Award Finalist, "A Grasping Component Mapping Approach for General and Intuitive Soft Robotic End-Effector Control": IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft) 2019, Korea||Research Achievement|
|2018-02-01||Hong Kong X Best FYP Award (Dental Surgical Robot): Hong Kong X Tech||Research Achievement|
|2017-12-01||Champion in 3rd International Soft Robotic Picking Challenge: Shanghai Jiaotong University||Research Achievement|
|2018-03-01||First Place Winner of Enginnovate 2018: HKUEAA||Research Achievement|
|2016-12-01||HKIE Transactions Vol 22 No 2 - “Robotics in Ecommerce Logistics”. The HKIE Best Transactions Paper Prize 2016: HKIE Transactions||Research Achievement|
|2016-06-01||Best paper award final list: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (IEEE RCAR 2016), Cambodia||Research Achievement|
|2014-09-01||Most Downloaded Paper of the Year 2016: Robotics and Autonomous Systems||Research Achievement|
|2016-12-01||Hong Hong X Best FYP Award: Hong Kong X Tech||Others|
|2016-12-01||Hong Kong X Best FYP Award: Hong Kong X Tech||Others|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|Member||IEEE Robotics and Automation Society|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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