Chang Xu

Chang Xu

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  • 2017.08~: PhD student in Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gregory J. Gerling‘s group at the University of Virginia..
  • 2014.09~2017.06: Master student in the Institute of Robotics and Automatic Information Systems, College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University.
  • 2014.07: Bachelor’s degree, College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University.

Research Interests

  • Robotics to provide therapeutic and assistive methods for upper limb rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation training and functional assessment of bilateral arm coordination
  • In-vivo kinematic behavior and modelling of distal arm for dexterous human-robot interaction
  • Localization and motion planning and control of service mobile robots with RGB-D SLAM

Research Experience

Haptic Cognition and Interaction

  • Haptic shared control

  • Flexible haptic assistance with the neurocognitive approach

Bimanual Rehabilitation Training

  • Bilateral complementary tasks in virtual reality
  • Robotic evaluation of interlimb coordination

Journal Publications

  1. N. Yu*, S. Wang, C. Xu, “RGB-D based Autonomous Exploration and Mapping of A Mobile Robot in Unknown Indoor Environment”. Robot, 2017, [accepted]. (in Chinese)
  2. N. Yu*, C. Xu, “Realistic Modeling of Wrist Biomechanics Authentically Translates Anatomical Descriptions to Robotic Kinematics for Functional Assessment,”. [in preparation]
  3. N. Yu*, S. Li, Y. Zhao, K. Wang, and C. Xu, “Design and Implementation of A Dexterous Human-Robot Interaction System based on Haptic Shared Control,” Chin. J. Sci. Instrum., 2017, (03): 602-611. (in Chinese)
  4. N. Yu*, C. Xu, H. Li, K. Wang, L. Wang and J. Liu, “Fusion of Haptic and Gesture Sensors for Rehabilitation of Bimanual Coordination and Dexterous Manipulation,” Sensors, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 395, 2016. DOI: 10.3390/s16030395
  5. N. Yu*, Y. Li, C. Xu, and J. Liu, “Localization and Motion Planning and Control of Mobile Robots with RGB-D SLAM,” J. Syst. Sci. Math. Sci., vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 838–847, 2015. (in Chinese)

Conference Proceedings

  1. C. Xu, S. Li, K. Wang and N. Yu*.“ Quantitative Assessment of Paretic Limb Dexterity and Interlimb Coordination during Bilateral Arm Rehabilitation Trainings,” in Proc. IEEE/RAS-EMBS Int. Conf. on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), London, July. 2017. [accepted]
  2. S. Wang, C. Xu, N. Yu*, “Fusion of Dual RGB-D Sensors for Mobile Robot SLAM”,  in Proc. the 36th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Dalian, China, July. 2017. (in Chinese)
  3. K. Wang, S. Li, C. Xu and N. Yu*.“An Extended Kinematic Model for Arm Rehabilitation Training and Assessment,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (IEEE-ARM), Macau, China, Aug. 2016.
  4. S. Li, Y. Zhao, K. Wang, C. Xu and N. Yu*.“A Dexterous Haptic Interaction Method based on Unity3D and Shared Control,” in Proc. 35th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Chengdu, China, Jul. 2016. (in Chinese)
  5. C. Xu, K. Wang, J. Liu, and N. Yu*.“A Bilateral Rehabilitation Method for Arm Coordination and Manipulation Function with Gesture and Haptic Interfaces,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO), Zhuhai, China, Dec. 2015, pp. 309–313.
  6. N. Yu*, K. Wang, Y. Li, C. Xu, and J. Liu.“A Haptic Shared Control Algorithm for Flexible Human Assistance to Semi-autonomous Robots,” in Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, Sep. 2015, pp. 5241–5246.
  7. N. Yu*, Y. Li, C. Xu, and J. Liu.“Localization and Motion Planning and Control of Mobile Robots with the RGB-D SLAM Algorithm,” in Proc. 34th Chinese Control Conference and SICE Annual Conference (CCC), Hangzhou, China, July 2015, pp. 6. (in Chinese)
  8. N. Yu*, C. Xu, K. Wang, Z. Yang, and J. Liu.“Gesture-based Telemanipulation of A Humanoid Robot for Home Service Tasks,” in Proc. 5th Annu. IEEE Int. Conf. on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-CYBER), Shenyang, China, Jun. 2015, pp. 1923–1927.
  9. N. Yu*, K. Wang, Y. Li, C. Xu, and J. Liu.“A Haptic Shared Control Approach to Teleoperation of Mobile Robots,” in Proc. 5th Annu. IEEE Int. Conf. on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-CYBER), Shenyang, China, Jun. 2015, pp. 31–35.

Awards

  • Outstanding Graduates Award                                                                  Apr. 2017
  • National Scholarship                                                                                 Oct. 2016
  • The First Prize of Excellent Project in Graduates Creative Research       Apr. 2016
  • Excellent Graduate Scholarship                                                                Oct. 2015
  • Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship                                                       2012, 2013