PhD Tsung-Chi (TC) Lin

PhD-TC

PhD Student

  • Email: tlin2@wpi.edu
  • Lab: 85 Prescott 224
  • Website: https://www.lintsungchi.com/

Education

  • MS in Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan, 2014
    • Master’s Thesis: “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of the Knee Ligaments During Cycling in Normal Young Subjects”
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Yuan Ze University (YZU), Taoyuan, Taiwan, 2012
    • Graduation Thesis: “A Solar Powered Multi-functional Green Pavilion” (Excellent Award – Creative Application of Solar Energy Competition, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2012)

Positions Held

  • 2014/11-2018/08, Associate Researcher at Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Hsinchu, Taiwan
    • Exoskeleton Robot Development: Motion Analysis, Clinical Research, Exoskeleton Robot Structural Improvement, Medical Device Certification.
  • 2013/01-2014/06, Research Assistant at Physical Therapy Dept., China Medical Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2012/09-2014/06, Orthopaedic Engineering & Movement Analysis Lab, NTU, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2010/09-2011/09, Undergraduate Research Assistant with Fatigue & Fracture Laboratory, YZU, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Research Interest

My research aims to develop intuitive, efficient and effortless teleoperation interface for tele-nursing robot. To this end, I assess the physical fatigue of nursing robot teleoperator based on EMG and motion measurement, and OpenSim simulation of human-robot interaction.

Projects

  • Shared-autonomous tele-nursing robots
  • Physical fatigue in nursing robot teleoperation

Honors

  • 2016, The R&D 100 Award – The R&D 100 Awards Committee and R&D Magazine, USA
  • 2015, Outstanding Research Award – Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan
  • 2015, Excellent Award – Prospective Creative Competition, ITRI, Taiwan
  • 2013-2014, Research Scholarships – Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2013, Best Poster Award – Annual Symposium on Biomedical Engineering & Technology, Taiwan
  • 2012, Excellent Award – Creative Application of Solar Energy Competition, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Professional Activities

  • 2019/03, Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) Poster Competition
    • Title: Assessment of Muscle Effort and Physical Fatigue in Robot Teleoperation
  • 2018/10, Poster for IROS 2018
    • Title: Physical Fatigue Analysis of Assistive Robot Teleoperation via Whole-body Motion Mapping