Dr. Wang's projects focus on developing robotic systems to solve real-world problems in direct support of indivisuals. Dr. Wang is an postdoctoral associate in the Marine Robotics Group (MRG) in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), MIT since 2013, and will be an assistant professor in the Assistive Robotics Group, Electrical and Computer Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan in Feb, 2016.

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)


  • 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.
  • 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.