Hanwen Wang

Advisor: Dr. Xu Xu

Research Interests

Hanwen Wang’s research will focus on building an augmented learning platform to deliver human motion data. He will also develop curriculum modules for biomechanics courses with data science support. His current works try to evaluate the feasibility of adapting computer-vision method in the biomechanical study.


Expected Graduation2023 | Spring
MSAEMaster of Science in Aerospace EngineeringNC State University2020
BSEEBachelor of Science in Energy EngineeringHarbin Institute of Technology2018

Honors and Awards

  • 2021 | Summer Graduate Merit Award, NC State University



An Image-Based Human-Robot Collision Avoidance Scheme: A Proof of Concept
Xie, Z., Lu, L., Wang, H., Li, L., & Xu, X. (2023, June 8), IISE TRANSACTIONS ON OCCUPATIONAL ERGONOMICS & HUMAN FACTORS, Vol. 6. https://doi.org/10.1080/24725838.2023.2222651
Improving Workers' Musculoskeletal Health During Human-Robot Collaboration Through Reinforcement Learning
Xie, Z., Lu, L., Wang, H., Su, B., Liu, Y., & Xu, X. (2023, May 22), HUMAN FACTORS, Vol. 5. https://doi.org/10.1177/00187208231177574
A mobile platform-based app to assist undergraduate learning of human kinematics in biomechanics courses
Wang, H., Xie, Z., Lu, L., Su, B., Jung, S., & Xu, X. (2022), JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2022.111243
Mental stress and safety awareness during human-robot collaboration - Review
Lu, L., Xie, Z., Wang, H., Li, L., & Xu, X. (2022). [Review of , ]. APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2022.103832
A computer-vision method to estimate joint angles and L5/S1 moments during lifting tasks through a single camera
Wang, H., Xie, Z., Lu, L., Li, L., & Xu, X. (2021), JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2021.110860
Lifting Posture Prediction With Generative Models for Improving Occupational Safety
Li, L., Prabhu, S., Xie, Z., Wang, H., Lu, L., & Xu, X. (2021), IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 51(5), 494–503. https://doi.org/10.1109/THMS.2021.3102511

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