About

Dr Eric (Gengkun) Wang received his B.Eng. degree in mechanical engineering and his M.Eng. degree in mechatronic engineering from the University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. He completed his PhD in telecommunications engineering from the University of South Queensland, Australia. He has been working as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the School of Electrical and Mechanical, USQ for two and a half years. He has authored more than 20 high quality papers, and participated in many national and international research projects. He was the runner-up in The Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon) 2006, and received the best paper award from the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Cancun, Mexico, in 2011.

Interests
Professional
  • Mechanical design
  • Software programming
  • Graphic design
Research
  • 3D imaging and video
  • Light field
  • Virtual reality
  • Telemedicine technology
  • Auto-irrigation
  • Internet of Things
Teaching
  • Matlab programming
  • Digital control systems
  • Digital system design
Experience
  • 2014 to 2016 - Postdoc Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland (Toowoomba, Australia)
  • 2009 to 2010 - Software Engineer, ZBL Tech. (Beijing, China)
Honours
Awards
  • 2016 - Publication Excellent Award, 3rd Place, University of Southern Queensland
  • 2014 - Publication Excellent Award, 1st Place, University of Southern Queensland
  • 2011 - Best Paper Award at IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Cancun, Mexico, in 2011
  • 2006 - Runner-up in The Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon) 2006
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TCB Innovations Pty Ltd - Contract Research

Virtual Reality 3D First Aid Training Scene Capture Solution

Indicative Funding
$5,500
Summary
To provide a much more immersive experience for first aid training, the funding body - Rescue Swag is seeking a solution to replace the conventional 2D first aid scene capture solution. This project is aiming at design a 3D stereoscopic shooting solution using the high definition camera, including both system design, hardware and software solutions. At the end of this project, a system will be experience, and improve the training outcomes.
Investigators
Wei Xiang and Eric Wang (College of Science & Engineering)
Keywords
Virtual Reality; First aid training; First person view
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  • IoT based Distributed Energy Generation Control in Microgrid (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
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