Jiawei Hou 侯佳维

Hou Jiawei graduated from Southwest Jiaotong University with a bachelor degree in Automation. After her graduation she joined the ShanghaiTech Automation and Robotics Lab as a master student. She brings great interest to work in the lab, hopes that she can be strong enough to one day to help the animals.


  • 2016.9 - Now:  ShanghaiTech University; Mobile Robotics PhD Candidate (2020.6)
  • 2012.9 - 2016.6: Southwest Jiaotong University Engineer Bachelor


  • Monocular Visual Odometry on the GPU

    In this project I estimated the camera pose transformation between images taken by a single camera at different points in time.

  • Full Speed Jackal

    We applied two ROS packages on a robot, Clearpath Jackal, driving by itself along a sub-optimal trajectory to a given goal point while avoiding obstacles.

    Team member: Jiawei Hou, Zhiming Li, Yanlin Zha

  • Participated in RoboCup Resce China 2017

    My main job is building a urdf file for our rescue robot.

  • Voronoi-based Area Segmentation

    Generate a Voronoi graph from a grid-based map, then create areas to segment the map. A segmented map is shown on the right.