Tengxiang Zhang is an Assistant Research Scientist at Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he works at the Pervasive Computing Research Center. Dr. Zhang’s research lies in the technical side of ubiquitous computing and human computer interaction with a goal of merging the physical and digital worlds. He builds self-sustainable sensing and interactive systems to enable spontaneous and smooth flow of information and energy among computers and everyday things. He publishes on top-venues including CHI and IMWUT, and has been honored with two paper awards. His previous work falls into three categories: 1) Sensing Tags; 2) Finger Wearables; 3) Interconnection Techniques, which are summarized in Research Overview and Research Statement.
PhD in Computer Science, 2016-2019
Tsinghua University, China.
Msc in Electrical Engineering, 2011-2013
The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Bsc in Electrical Engineering, 2007-2011
Southeast University, China.
I adopt a human-centered perspective to design sustainable sensing and interaction systems, which form a pervasive interface to merge the digital and physical world. I believe the key for such an interface is spontaneous and smooth flow of information and energy among computers and everyday things. Thus, my previous work falls into three categories:
Please click the corresponding card for more details of my previous work. My research statement including the future research plan can be found here.
I invent passive sensors that can be deployed in a DIY manner to detect object status and human behaviors.
I design modularized smart rings and use a thermal imaging smart ring to detect gesture and tag inputs.
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Design RF circuits and antenna for smart watches.
Deploy and manage Bluetooth tracker product for city-scale motorbikes tracking.