ARC Open House

ARC Open House: Come to see the cool robots and meet the talented people behind them at our open house! Take a ride on our self-driving vehicles, see a selfie with our drone camera, try out our soft robotics prototypes, and witness our robots in action!

Date: 30 May 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: Advanced Robotics Center, National University of Singapore

This is a complimentary event, but please pre-register here to help us plan for the logistics and prepare for your arrival.  Light refreshments will be catered.

Please contact us at robotics@nus.edu.sg or +65 66012806 if you have any questions.

 

How to get there?

 

Please click here to download detailed information for transportation to the Open House.

By Taxi: If you are coming from Marina Bay Sands, the approximate taxi fare is about S$20.  It will take about 20 mins without traffic.   Instructions to the taxi driver: Take AYE, exit Clementi Road, and enter NUS through the first entrance on Clementi Road.  Please refer here for the location of the Advanced Robotics Center and the autonomous vehicles demonstration.

By MRT Train: If you are coming from Marina Bay Sands, the fare is about S$ 1.40 and will take 35 minutes each way.

  1. From the Bayfront Station (DT16) on the Downtown Line (Blue), board the train towards Bukit Panjang Station, ride it for 7 stops and alight at Botanic Gardens MRT Station (DT9).
  2. Change to the Circle Line (Orange), board the train towards Harbourfront Station, ride it for 5 stops and alight at Kent Ridge MRT Station (CC24).
  3. Exit the Kent Ridge MRT Station via Entrance A and after turning right at the exit, you should see this.  Now turn left a few steps ahead you will reach Bus Stop 3.
  4. Board the free shuttle bus service to Advanced Robotics Centre.

 

Shuttle bus service

 

There are two free shuttle bus services. The first one picks you up at Kent Ridge MRT Station Bus Stop 3 and takes you to the Advanced Robotics Center.  The pick-up point is at Bus Stop 3 along Lower Kent Ridge Road; please look for volunteers with the NUS Advanced Robotics Center Open House signage.  The route is:

Bus Stop 3, Kent Ridge Station → Site for Autonomous Vehicles → Advanced Robotics Center → Bus Stop 3, Kent Ridge Station.

The last bus from the Advanced Robotics Center will depart for Kent Ridge Station and then to Marina Bay Sands.  The shuttle bus schedule is shown below.

Shuttle stopTime of departure
Bus stop 3 at Kent Ridge Station6:00pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location 6:15pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Centre6:20pm
Bus stop 3 at Kent Ridge Station6:30pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location6:45pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Centre6:50pm
Bus stop 3 at Kent Ridge Station7:00pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location7:15pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Centre7:20pm
Bus stop 3 at Kent Ridge Station7:30pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location 7:45pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Centre7:50pm
Bus stop 3 at Kent Ridge Station8:00pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location8:15pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Centre8:20pm
Bus stop 3 at Kent Ridge Station8:30pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location8:45pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Centre8:50pm
Kent Ridge Station9:00pm
Marina Bay Sands

In addition, a separate shuttle service between NUS Advanced Robotics Center and the autonomous vehicles exhibit location will start its service at 6:20pm from Advanced Robotics Centre and will end its service at 9pm. The 9pm bus from the Advanced Robotics Center will depart for Kent Ridge Station and then to Marina Bay Sands.  The shuttle schedule is as follows:

Shuttle stopTime of Departure
NUS Advanced Robotics Center6:20pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location6:30pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center6:40pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location6:50pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center7:00pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location7:10pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center7:20pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location7:30pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center7:40pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location7:50pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center8:00pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location8:10pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center8:20pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location8:30pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center8:40pm
Autonomous vehicles exhibit location8:50pm
NUS Advanced Robotics Center9:00pm
Kent Ridge MRT station9:10pm
Marina Bay Sands