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, 2020

    National University of Singapore

  • B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2016

    National Institute of Technology, Trichy

Recent Posts

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.

Cartpole Dynamics and Control

Introduction As is the case for a lot of PhDs, my main work focuses on a small part of robotics. There are many areas of robotics that I would love to work on but do not.

Learning Haskell Through Google Code Jam

Introduction Over the last year or so, I’ve been playing around with functional programming. As the first few lines of the Wikipedia page suggest, functional programming is all about expressing a computation or algorithm as the composition of functions rather than using a state that changes over time.



Amateur musical recordings.


My dabblings in digital art.


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