John Wang

PhD Student in Computer Science
APRIL Lab, University of Michigan


I am a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, where I work with Prof. Edwin Olson. My interests lie in perception, localization, and mapping. I also work on hardware and various firmware bits for our MAGIC2 robots. I'm passionate about not just understanding theory but also developing the engineering know-how to implement real-world systems.

As an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, I helped organize the PiE Robotics Competition, a STEM mentorship program for East Bay high schools. I contributed to the design of a low-cost robotics kit, and developed a training course for our university student mentors.


High-Performance Inertial Measurements Using a Redundant Array of Inexpensive Gyroscopes (RAIG) [pdf]
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI), 2015
John Wang and Edwin Olson

Robust Pose Graph Optimization Using Stochastic Gradient Descent [pdf]
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014
John Wang and Edwin Olson