Zhuoqun "Robin" Xu

Who he is?

Currently studying with Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UC San Diego, Robin is working with The Design Lab (with Dr. Nadir Weibel), PoNG Center (with Leanne Chukoskie), California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (with Tom DeFanti). He has completed Bachelor's degree in Speculative Design (emphasis in Computing) from UC San Diego. Speculative Design presents the potential systematic futures of our social, political, technological lives, where it aims to promote what the beneficial features could bring and learn how the harmful impacts may cause from a range of trending ideas in current society.

Robin have some experience of Extended Reality research and development on medical applications & learning technologies with C#, C++, Java and OpenGL. He is dedicated on designing the software for human perception and connection and eager to get further depth on learning and understanding the relation between human somatic sensing and social behavior.

His main research mostly focuses on Mixed reality HCI design, game development, and telepresence. He has 7 years of experience working in visual design and cinematic practice and more than 4 years of interactive application development, including K12 education, healthcare, neuroscience research. He still perusing his ultimate passion of interaction - Extended Really (XR) - in order to bring up the connection between You and Us.

What he does?

Extended Reality




Rapid Prototyping & CAD VR

AR Somatic Sensing (ARTSST)

ShakAR Earthquake Simulation


DodgeFight VR Battleroyale

Questionable Visual Art

In Her Eye

Augmented Calzona


Moolit Vicia

particle me


The Sooner Manifesto

...and more weirdo

Random Engineering

Box World (OpenGL)

Triton Go (Campus app)

What to Eat (Cuisine assistant)


Teaching kids in TCLC

Triton XR

SD Hacks

Safe Driving Campaign (Rated-R)