Shengchen Zhang



Mar, 2016 – Now
Research intern at Center for Digital Innovation, Tongji University.
Work includes:

Sep, 2018 – Now
Research intern at City Science Lab@Shanghai, a collaborative lab between Tongji University and MIT Media Lab.
Work includes:


A design and software stack for designing and implementing knowledge exchange human-robot interactions.
This project is a collaborative effort by the HRI@CDI team. It features the following:

Personal contributions include:

A web-based simulation for the Equity WITHOUT Zoning workshop, presented at City Science Summit 2020. The workshop discussed the possibility of applying algorithmic zoning and dynamic incentive policies to our neighborhoods, centered around this simulation tool.

Personal contributions include:

The Collaborative Mixed Reality Platform at CDI combines rigid body motion capture and virtual reality technologies to enable up to 10 users to enter the same touch-able virtual environment.

Personal contributions include:

A personal project. Candle.js is a GPU-accelerated library to make running PyTorch deep learning models in the browser a bit easier. It also serves as a tensor computation library.


CHI’21: Patterns for Representing Knowledge Graphs to Communicate Situational Knowledge of Service Robots
Packaging Engineering: Data Presentation and Interaction of the Internet of Things Based on Augmented Reality


Starting Sep. 2021
Ph.D. Design (Advanced Technology & Creativity Design), Tongji University.

Sep. 2019 – Jun. 2021
ME Interaction design, Tongji University.

Sep. 2015 – Jun. 2019
BA Media and communication design, Tongji University.