Ashwin Narayan

Ashwin Narayan

PhD Student | Guitarist | Coffee Enthusiast

National University of Singapore


I am a PhD student 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

Recent Posts

Why I Stopped Reading the News During the Pandemic

Growing up, I was frequently reminded of the importance of reading the news. My family was always subscribed to at least one (physical) newspaper, and magazine subscriptions were not uncommon. A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, however, I’ve decided not to read the news anymore.

Digital Minimalism

About the Book As a heavy user of computer technology for over a decade, I’ll be the first defend its benefits. My familiarity with the internet is responsible for a significant chunk of my knowledge and much of my critical thinking abilities.

On the Effective Use of TODO Lists

I used TODO lists for everything in my life for the last two months of the COVID-19 lockdown. Here’s what I learned from the experience.

Investing in the Stock Market: A Scientist's View

Introduction Growing up in an Indian family, I had very little exposure to discussion and information about the stock market. People in India are generally less likely to invest in the stock market.

Building a Simple Telegram Bot Using Google Cloud Functions

Many websites use bots to automate tasks and add useful (and sometimes harmful) functionality. For instance, there are reddit bots that can help you stabilize shaky videos, remind you of events or even vote on the usefulness of other bots.



Amateur musical recordings.


My dabblings in digital art.


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