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Wesley Chan is a researcher at the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering. He received his Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Physics and Master of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He then received his Doctorate in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo. He conducted his Master and Doctoral thesis research on a haptic-based robot object handover controller, and an affordance-focused framework for learning handover grasp configuration from observation and interaction respectively. He was awarded the Japanese Government MEXT scholarship and the Dean's Award for his doctoral research. 



Research interests

  • Assistive robotics
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Interactive robots
  • Augmented reality-assisted collaborative manufacturing
  • Intelligent systems
  • Outdoor robotics

Research area keywords

  • Assistive Robotics
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Augmented Reality
  • Collaborative Robotics
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Home Care Robots
  • Outdoor Robotics


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