Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang

Research Interest: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Mixed Reality, Human Perception, Game, Dream, Illusion, Haptics

I am a master student from National Taiwan University, and I am looking for a Ph.D. position. To explore more about HCI, I have worked with Lung-Pan Cheng and Li-wei Chan and published 3 papers (CHI'20, IEEEVR’21, and UIST’21). With these experiences, I’m more determined to devote myself to HCI.

To make VR more immersive, I plan to combine human perception and VR, which includes : (1) utilizing dreams as a medium for VR , and (2) hacking human perception for VR players.

In addition to research, I also love to make games during spare time.

Projects


Game Illusionization: a workflow for applying optical illusions to video games

Publication: UIST’21

Authors: Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Cong-He (Eden) Xu, Ping-Yi Wang, Hsin-Yu Huang, Jen-Hao Cheng, Yu-Wei Chang, Yu-Hsin Lin, Lung-Pan Cheng

Database: http://hci.csie.ntu.edu.tw/illusiondb

Editors: https://github.com/PoYaoCosmosWang/Game-Illusionization

Time: Mar. 2020 - Apr. 2021

Category: Research

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Impossible Staircase: Vertical Real Walking in an Infinite Virtual Tower

Publication: IEEE VR '21

Authors: Jen-Hao Cheng, Yi Chen, Ting-Yi Chang, Hsu-En Lin, Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, and Lung-Pan Cheng

Time: May. 2020 - Sep. 2020

Category: Research

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Haptic-go-round: A Surrounding Platform for Encounter-type Haptics in Virtual Reality Experiences

Publication: ACM CHI '20

Authors: Hsin-Yu Huang, Chih-Wei Ning, Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Jen-Hao Cheng, and Lung-Pan Cheng

Time: Aug. 2019 - Jan. 2020

Category: Research

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Dungeon of Chinese Dark Chess

Authors: Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Cong-He (Eden) Xu, Ting-Yi Chang, Paulpork, Yun-Ting Cheng, Po-Yu Chen, Chun-Miao Tseng, Yu-Po Liao

Time: In Progress

Category: Game

Ruminating

Game Link: https://joanxia.itch.io/ruminating

Award: 2019 Drunk Game Jam Best Art Prize

Authors: Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Meng-Ju Chung, Xuan (Joan) Xia, Hsin-Yu Huang, Guan-Wei Chen, Hao-Jen Chen

Time: Sep. 2019

Category: Game

Eternal Melody

Authors: Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Guan-wei Chen, Hao-Jen Chen, Yu-Hsien Lo

Time: Dec. 2016 - Jun. 2017

Category: Game

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Snowball AR

Received bachelor scholarship for independent study funded by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Taiwan

Authors: Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Meng-Zheng Lin, Wen-Wei (Neil) Cheng

Time: 2018 - Feb. 2019

Category: Research

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Intelligent Eye-screen Protector

Award: 1st prize of smart life group in 2016 HackNTU

Github: asd00012334/HackNTU_2016 (github.com)

Authors: Po-Yao (Cosmos) Wang, Meng-Zheng Lin, Wen-Wei (Neil) Cheng

Time: 2018 - Feb. 2019

Category: Research

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