Ashwin Narayan

Ashwin Narayan

Robotics | Code | Photography

National University of Singapore


I am a Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore working with the Biorobotics research group in the Biomedical Engineering department. I do research on sensing and control methods for stroke rehabilitation robotics.


  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Human-Robot Synchronization
  • Real-Time Systems


  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2021

    National University of Singapore

  • B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2016

    National Institute of Technology, Trichy



Research Fellow

National University of Singapore

Jan 2023 – Present Singapore
Control system and electronic design, development of powered wearable exoskeletons for industrial applications.

Research Engineer

National University of Singapore

Jan 2021 – Dec 2022 Singapore
Control system and electronic design for powered wearable exoskeletons.

PhD Candidate

National University of Singapore

Aug 2016 – Dec 2021 Singapore
Developed a motion intent detection strategy for lower limb stroke-rehabilitation exoskeletons.

Recent Posts

Blinking LEDs with Rust

Rust is a modern programming language focused on safety, speed, and concurrency. It’s a go-to for system-level tasks, offering strong guarantees against common bugs like null pointer dereferences. Embedded systems, with their resource constraints and real-time demands, could really benefit from more Rust.

Reusable Forms in Swiftui

I’ve been recently doing a lot of programming using Swift and I’m quite enjoying how intuitive it is to pick up. It also helps that SwiftUI generally produces good looking user interfaces with less effort than other things I’ve tried.

Blockchains as I Understand It

Introduction The first half of 2022 has not been kind to the world of crypto. Everyone expects a recession, cryptocurrency valuations are crashing; crypto firms file for bankruptcy every other week and many are predecting a “crypto winter”.

A Morning Walk Along The Rail Corridor

I take a morning walk along the rail corridor and take some photos of the sunrise.

Haskell Folds Illustrated

I try to wrap my head around one of Haskell’s main higher order functions.



My Blockchain projects.

Buona Vista

Photos from around Buona Vista

Ipoh Skyscapes

Photographs from My Years in Ipoh

On Coffee

What coffee means to me, recipes and more.


Amateur musical recordings.


My dabblings in digital art.


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