Imperial College London

Mr Yongxuan Tan

Central FacultyOutreach




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Dyson BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Yongxuan Tan received his Masters of Engineering (M.Eng) degree (First Class Honour) from Imperial College London in 2020, with his Master's solo project focused in a 3D facial expression rendering system for abdominal palpation training. His research interests include computer graphics and 3D simulation, mechatronics and soft robotics. Yongxuan is currently a Research Assistant with the Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, and a member of Morph Lab, Imperial College London. He is actively involved in the development of a robotic face for simulating patients of different demographic backgrounds and mechanical and virtual facial expression rendering methods.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Tan Y, Rerolle S, Lalitharathne TD, et al., 2022, Simulating dynamic facial expressions of pain from visuo-haptic interactions with a robotic patient, Scientific Reports, Vol:12, ISSN:2045-2322

Lalitharatne SWH, Tan Y, He L, et al., 2021, MorphFace: a hybrid morphable face for a robopatient, Ieee Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol:6, ISSN:2377-3766, Pages:643-650

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