Dr. KE, Pingchuan Patrick 柯平川
Office: Room LC913, Library Complex, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 12 Wai Tsui Crescent, North Point, Hong Kong
Academic and Professional Qualification
Architectural Decoration Design Engineer
Information Visualization Engineer
Senior interior designer
Senior interior design decorator
Specialism and Research Interests
Digital Media Art and Technology
Virtual & Augmented Reality
Digital Exhibition Design
MDIT210 Human Centered UX/UI Design
MDIT310 Asset Creation for VR/AR
GEB105 Communication and Storytelling
GEB112 Visual Culture and Digital Media
A skin-integrated multimodal haptic interface for immersive tactile feedback.
Ya Huang†, Jingkun Zhou†, Pingchuan Ke†, Xu Guo†, Chun Ki Yiu, Kuanming Yao, Shaoyu Cai, Dengfeng Li, Yu Zhou, Jian Li, Tsz Hung Wong, Yiming Liu, Lei Li, Yuyu Gao, Xingcan Huang, Hu Li, Jiyu Li, Binbin Zhang, Zhenlin Chen, Huanxi Zheng, Xingyu Yang, Haichen Gao, Zichen Zhao, Xu Guo, Enming Song, Hui Wu, Zuankai Wang, Zhaoqian Xie*, Kening Zhu*, Xinge Yu,* (†: These authors contributed equally to this work.)
In Nature Electronics, (in press), ** Nature Research Journals, SCI Journals (JCR/CAS: Q1 in Engineering, IF: 33.255) **
SoftVibe: Enhancing On-Body Haptic Feedback in VR using Rapid-Prototyping Toolkit with Modularized Flexible Vibrotactile Device.
Pingchuan Ke, Xingyu Yang, and Kening Zhu*.
In SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 Emerging Technologies (SA ’23 Emerging Technologies), (in press), ** Program of Top Conference in Computer Graphics, CCF A-Category International Conference**
PropelWalker : A Leg-Based Wearable System With Propeller-Based Force Feedback for Walking in Fluids in VR.
Pingchuan Ke, Shaoyu Cai, Haichen Gao, and Kening Zhu*.
In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG). 14 p. 2022., **SCI Journals (JCR/CAS: Q1 in Computer Science), CCF A-Category International Journals**
Larger Step Faster Speed : Investigating Gesture-Amplitude-based Locomotion in Place with Different Virtual Walking Speed in Virtual Reality.
Pingchuan Ke; Kening Zhu*.
In 2021 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR), pp. 438-447. IEEE VR, 2021.,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/VR50410.2021.00067 . ** Top Conference in Computer Graphics, CCF A-Category International Conference**
Weighted Walking : Propeller-based On-leg Force Simulation of Walking in Fluid Materials in VR.
Pingchuan Ke, Shaoyu Cai, Lantian Xu, Kening Zhu*.
In SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Emerging Technologies (SA ’21 Emerging Technologies). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 19, pp. 1–2. 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/VR50410.2021.00067 . ** Program of Top Conference in Computer Graphics, CCF A-Category International Conference**
ThermAirGlove : A Pneumatic Glove for Thermal Perception and Material Identification in Virtual Reality.
Shaoyu Cai, Pingchuan Ke, Takuji Narumi, and Kening Zhu.
In IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR), pp. 248- 257. IEEE VR, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/VR50410.2021.00067 . ** Top Conference in Computer Graphics, CCF A-Category International Conference**
Embodied Weather : Promoting Public Understanding of Extreme Weather Through Immersive Multi-Sensory Virtual Reality.
Pingchuan Ke, Kai-Ning Keng, Shanshan Jiang, Shaoyu Cai, Zhiyi Rong, and Kening Zhu*.
In The 17th International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry, pp. 1-2. 2019. (VRCAI '19). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3359997.3365718
Demonstration of ThermAirGlove : A Pneumatic Glove for Material Perception in Virtual Reality through Thermal and Force Feedback.
Shaoyu Cai, Pingchuan Ke, Shanshan Jiang, Takuji Narumi, and Kening Zhu*.
In SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Emerging Technologies, pp. 11-12. 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/VR46266.2020.00044 . ** Program of Top Conference in Computer Graphics, CCF A-Category International Conference**
Digital exhibition design - The development opportunity of display design in the new media era [J]. Ke Pingchuan. Journal of Reader's Digest, 2017, 000(025):97.
Reflections on the Innovation of Display Design Teaching in Higher Vocational Colleges under the Background of the Digital Age [J]. Ke Pingchuan. Journal of Modern Vocational Education, 2017(9).
Product Design of Home Decoration under the Background of Digitalization [J]. Ke Pingchuan.
|2021-now||“Data-driven temperature haptic signal generation and rendering for virtual material simulation” , National Natural Science Foundation of China, General Project, (main participant)|
|2019-2021||“Embodied Weather” virtual reality project, ECF (Hong Kong Environment and Conservation Fund) - (project master design)|
|2018-2019||“VR (Virtual Reality) AR (Augmented Reality) design and application”, college research project. (first instructor)|
|2018-2019||“Excellent Course Project of 3d Animation Design”, college research project. (first author)|
|2018-2019||“Research on the Integrated Quality Assurance System in the Digital Media Art Design”, college research project. (second author)|
|2016-2017||“Construction of Digital Media Art Design professional team of teacher .”, college research project”. (second author)|
|2017-2018||“Research on Integrated Quality System of Middle and Higher Vocational Education in Digital Media Art Design”, college research project”. (third researcher)|
Honors and Awards
|2023||The work "PropelWalker" received the Bronze award in the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva (IEIG).|
|2022||The work "Embodied Weather" won the first prize in the application category of the 5th China Competition on Virtual Reality (CCVR) .|
|2022||The work "PropelWalker" won the first prize in the academic category of the 5th China Competition on Virtual Reality (CCVR).|
|2021||Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Students, City University of Hong Kong|
|2018||The work “Interior Design of Houjie Culture Center Space Design” first price winners of National Youth Cup of China.|
|2018||Won a second prize and a third prize in the Pan-peasrl River Delta Computer Works Competition as first instructor.|
|2017||The work “ Interior product design” was selected for the biennial exhibition of excellent design works of college teachers of Guangdong Province|
|2016 & 2018||Won the third prize of the competition of Virtual Reality (VR) Design and Production of college students of Guangdong Province as first instructor.|
|2023||The work “PropelWalker” was exhibited at the the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva (IEIG) at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland.|
|2022||The work “PropelWalker” was exhibited at the Digital Entertainment Leader Forum (DELF) hosted by Hong Kong Cyberport, at Cyberport, Hong Kong, China.|
|2022||The work “Extreme Weather Simulation” & “Virtual Walker” was shortlisted and displayed at the 22nd China Virtual Reality Conference (ChinaVR 2022) and was rated as excellent display works, YunNan, China.|
|2022||The work "VR Walker" exhibition at Singing Waves Gallery, Hong Kong, China.|
|2021||The work “Weighted walking” exhibition at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, Emerging Technologies, Tokyo, Japan.|
|2019 & 2021||The work “Embodied Weather” is presented in the exhibition "Light In Time: Hong Kong Then And Now" , Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Hong Kong, China.|
|2019||The work “ThermAirGlove” exhibition at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, Emerging Technologies, Brisbane, Australia. (Second author)|
Paper Reviewer The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM CHI 2024) .
Paper Reviewer The ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (ACM CSCW 2023) .
Paper Reviewer The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (ACM VRST 2022)
Paper Reviewer The ACM Interactive Surfaces and Spaces Conference (ACM ISS 2021).
Paper Reviewer The ACM Spatial User Interaction (ACM SUI 2020).
Paper Reviewer The ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2021/2022/2023)
Paper Reviewer The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM CHI 2020/2021) Late-Breaking Work.
A Leg-based Wearable System with Propeller-based Force Feedback for Walking in Fluids in VR. / ZHU, Kening (Inventor); KE, Pingchuan (Inventor); CAI, Shaoyu (Inventor) et al. Patent No.: US11,662,825. May 30, 2023.