ECE, University of British Columbia - MAsc Candidate
Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre
DiVA - Masters Research: Gesture control of Articulatory Speech Synthesis
UBC Amateur Radio Society - Treasurer
CV
Publications
Johnty Wang, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Aura Pon and Sidney Fels, "PENny, An Extremely Low-Cost Pressure-Sensitive Stylus for Existing Capacitive Touchscreens". To be published in Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME2013)
Johnty Wang, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Sidney Fels and Robert Pritchard, "Investigation of Gesture Controlled Articulatory Vocal Synthesizer using a Bio-Mechanical Mapping Layer". In Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME2012)
Nicolas d'Alessandro, Aura Pon, Johnty Wang, David Eagle, Ehud Sharlin and Sidney Fels, "A Digital Mobile Choir: Joining Two Interfaces towards Composing and Performing Collaborative Mobile Music". To be published in Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME2012)
Johnty Wang, Vincent Tsao, Sidney Fels and Benny Chan, "Tippy the Teleconference Robot". In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC'11), Vancouver, BC, Canada. 2011
Nicolas d'Alessandro, Johnty Wang, Bob Pritchard and Sidney Fels, "Bringing bio-mechanical modelling of the OPAL complex as a mapping layer for performative voice synthesis". In Proceedings of International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP2011).
Johnty Wang, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Bob. Pritchard, Sidney. Fels, "SQUEEZY: Extending a Multitouch Screen with Force Sensing Objects for Controlling Articulatory Synthesis," In Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME2011), 531-532, 2011.
Nicolas d'Alessandro, Robert Pritchard, Johnty Wang, and Sidney Fels. "Ubiquitous voice synthesis: interactive manipulation of speech and singing on mobile distributed platforms". In Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 335-340. 2011.
Bob Pritchard, Sid Fels, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Marguerite Witvoet, Johnty Wang, Cameron Hassall, Helene Day-Fraser, and Meryn Cadell. Performance: "What Does a Body Know?". In Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI EA '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2403-2407. 2011.
Zoltan Foley-Fisher, Vincent Tsao, Johnty Wang, and Sid Fels. "NetPot: easy meal enjoyment for distant diners". In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Entertainment computing (ICEC'10) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 446-448. 2010.
Work Experience
Graduate Research Assistant, Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Lab, University of British Columbia, 2009 - present
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Human Communications Technology Lab, University of British Columbia, 2007
Co-op Audio Software Developer, Electronic Arts Canada, Vancouver, 2007
Co-op Software Developer, Harman/Becker Wavemakers, Vancouver, 2005