Zhong (Aaron) Guan


About me

Hi I'm Zhong Guan. I'm a senior year student in the Department of Electronic & Information Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University until the end of 2019. After graduation, I will begin my master study in MRSD program at The Robotics Institute at the Carnegine Mellon University starting from Fall 2019!

I am a robot enthusiast. I have more than 2 years experience in robotics and have developed 4 autonomous robots. My research interests lie in mobile robot dynamics and control, motion planning, computer vision, and machine learning. I am looking for a summer internship in robotics starting May 2019. Please contact me if you find me suitable for any position.


Deep Neural Networks for Lung Cancer Tumor Region Segmentation

Runze Zhang, Zhong Guan, Shun-Cheung Lai, Jun Xiao, Kin-Man Lam



Master of Science in Robotic Systems Development  

Carnegie Mellon University
Incoming Master Student

Bachelor of Engineering (HONS) in Electronic & Information Eng  

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Sep. 2014 - Exp May. 2019

Robot Operating System (ROS) Summer Exchange Student  

FH Aachen University of Applied Science
Aug. 2018 – Sep. 2018

Exchange Student  

McGill University
Jan. 2017 – May. 2017

Research Experience


Capstone Project Student

Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, PolyU
Supervisor: Prof. Kin-Man Lam
Topic: Machine Learning and Face Recognition
Jun. 2018 – Present, Hong Kong

Research Assistant

Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, PolyU
Supervisor: Prof. Kin-Man Lam
Topic: Deep Neural Networks for Lung Cancer Tumor Region Segmentation
Jun. 2018 – Sep. 2018, Hong Kong

Summer Research Intern

Terradynamics Lab, Johns Hopkins University
Supervisor: Prof. Chen Li
Topic: Behavioral mapping analysis of animal and robot locomotion
Jun. 2018 – Aug. 2018, Baltimore, MD, USA

Part-time Research Assistant

Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Supervisor: Prof. Yanan Cao
Topic: Deep learning model for text classification
Jan. 2018 – Mar. 2018, Beijing, China

Work Experience


Application Development and Maintenance Intern

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC)
Jul. 2017 – May. 2018, Hong Kong

STM32 Robot Car

A DC-motor-driven two-wheel robot car based on STM32F103RB Cortex-M3, which can follow tracks and locate objects through WIFI communication .

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Autonomous Turtlebot3

Turtlebot3 with SLAM mapping, autonomous navigation and localization, and ARTag detection systems implemented by ROS

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Quadrotor with Pixhawk4

Turtlebot3 A Quadrotor with a Pixhawk4 flight controller that can automatically take-off, land, and fly

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Mecanum Wheel Robot Car

A Bluetooth controlled Mecanum wheel robot with an android mobile application

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Deep Neural Networks for Lung Tumor Region Segmentation

A deep neural network model with a deep feature classifier for lung tumor detection and segmentation, via screening Computed Tomography (CT) scans

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Behavioral mapping system of animal and robot locomotion

A mapping system to organize and classify the obstacle-crossing and self-righting behaviour in cockroach and legged robot inspired by cockroach

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Pipelined Processor

A five-stage, 32-bit pipelined MIPS processor, which contains write-back, direct-mapped instruction and data cache, created by VHDL and ModelSim

Online Shopping Cart Database

A database for an online shopping cart application with a Java GUI

Service-Learning: Solar Power Supply System @ Cambodia

Installed 45 solar systems, including solar panels, LED lights and charging stations, for local villagers and held tech workshop for local students in Phnom Penh, Cambodia