Bingqing (Pat) Zhang
Pat is a PhD student at the Global Disability Innovation Hub and the UCL Interaction Centre. She is currently involved in an EU H2020 research project--CROWDBOT which looks at solving robot navigation problems in crowds. Her thesis focuses on a special type of robot -- A shared-controlled wheelchair and aim to explore the navigation strategy as well as the interaction among users, wheelchair and surrounding pedestrians. Her research interest is on shared-control, autonomous systems and human-robot interaction.
Prior to her PhD, Pat received a MSc degree in Control Systems at Imperial College London worked as an application engineer at an UK automobile consulting company.