Haichao Zhu | 朱海潮 | ハイーチョウ

Hey whassup ;)
I’m an Engineer. I’ve being working on projects that involves various technologies: Wearable Device, Robotics, 3D Printing, IoT and AI. I used to be a researcher working on Human-Computer-Interaction researches, during which I focused on enhancing user experience by developing novel interactive systems.
My Lifelong target is to make as much impact as I can to this world, which, as far as I am concerned, could be in the way of a Startup based on leading edge technologies.



Experience

University of Tokyo | ERATO万有情報網プロジェクト
Technical Assistant

April 2017 - Present
Tokyo, Japan
Advised by Yoshihiro Kawahara
Projects:

  • An awesome project
  • An awesome project

Hasso Plattner Institut | HCI Lab
Research Assistant

May 2016 - October 2016 (5 months)
Potsdam, Berlin, Germany
Advised by Patrick Baudisch
Projects:

  • An awesome project

Microsoft Research Asia | HCI Group
Research Intern

August 2015 - April 2016 (8 months)
Novemember 2016 - March 2017 (4 months)
Beijing, China
Advised by Fukumoto Masaaki
Projects:


Tsinghua University | Pervasive Computing Group
Research Assistant

August 2014 - June 2015 (10 months)
Beijing, China
Advised by SHI Yuanchun
Projects:


Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering

September 2012 - Present
Beijing, China
Projects:



Projects (works in progress are not included)

RubFinger: A Wristworn Controller that Detects Aerial Rubbing Actions by Bare Fingers (2015)
Haichao Zhu, Fukumoto Masaaki

RubFinger is a novel wearble device that can recognize rubbing and tapping gestures of thumb and index finger from the wrist position. It collects the audio data generated by rubbing and tapping fingers, which transferred from fingers to wrist through bone, and classifies them on the fly. This work was REJECTED by CHI2015

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Magnetic Levitation (2015)
Haichao Zhu, Yuntao Wang, Liyuan Wang, Jiayu Long, Shuang He

This is a novel music interaction device composed of 4 pushing-up magnetic levitation devices and each of them stands for Drum, Bass, Guitar and Vocal tracks respectively. It plays a music composed of these four tracks and the user can interact with each of them to switch the tracks.

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Smart Car and Drone (2014)
Haichao Zhu, Xin Xu

The drone here is a commercial drone bought by the lab of my university. We hacked this drone to control it by hand gesture instead of a remoter and built a mixed reality game based on it.
The smart car can run on a marked track automatically. It uses linear CCD sensor to recognize the track and PID algorithm to control the servo and motor speed.

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Fixed Telephone Hacking (2014)
Haichao Zhu, Xin Xu

We made this plug-in device to enable all the “smart” functions for the old-style fixed telephone, such as blocking the black phone call, setting tasks on specified time, pulling contacts information from the cloud and etc.

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AstroHat (2013)
Haichao Zhu, Xin Xu

This device helps on the pain points in the astronomy observation by using a virtual star map, which is projected on the semi-transparent board in the front, that can move and zoom automatically when the users moving their head. The start at the center of the virtual star map can overlap with the same actual star in the sky automatically.

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