Jingxian Wang


I am a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, advised by Prof. Swarun Kumar. Before joining CMU, I recieved my Bachelor degree with Honor in 2017 from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.

Recent News


  • Pushing the Range Limits of Commercial Passive RFIDs

    Today’s commercial passive RFIDs report ranges of 5-15 meters at best. This reveals blind spots for RFIDs to be detected in warehouses, stores (Amazon Go) and factories today. We achieve a 7.4x improvement in range over state-of-the-art commercial RFID systems without modifying the RFID tags.

  • WiSh: Towards a Wireless Shape-aware World using Passive RFIDs

    WiSh gives ordinary objects shape-awareness, relaying their geometry by combining wireless sensing with graphics. It opens up novel applications: clothing that can detect a user’s posture, or even bridges that report their structural health.

  • Monitoring a Person’s Heart Rate and Respiratory Rate on a Shared Bed Using Geophones

    Heartbeat and respiration signals from multiple people received by geophones merge together. We build 3D characteristic model for each person relying on their spatical signatures.

  • RetroShape: Leveraging Rear-Surface Shape Displays for 2.5D Interaction on Smartwatches

    A tactile feedback system to enhance the user experience with a method unique to the smartwatch form factor, allowing the visual scene on screen to extend into 2.5D physical space.



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