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Congratulations to the NUS Bumblebee team for achieving 1st place in the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge

17 December 2018

Congratulations to the NUS Bumblebee team for achieving 1st place in the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge!

Congratulations to the NUS Bumblebee team for achieving second place in the 2018 International RoboSub Competition!

6 August 2018

Heartiest congratulations to the NUS Bumblebee team for achieving second place in the 2018 International RoboSub Competition!

Singapore International Robo Expo (SIRE)

28 March 2018

Keep a lookout for Singapore International Robo Expo (SIRE) 2018! www.sire.com.sg

Denmark’s PM rides our autonomous vehicle

4 December 2017

Denmark’s Prime Minister rides our autonomous vehicle

ARC welcomes the Dutch robotics delegation on 30 October 2017!

31 October 2017

The Dutch robotics delegation had a tour of ARC to view our demos followed by a dinner reception on 30 Oct 2017.

Minister for Trade and Industry, S. Iswaran tried out ARC’s prototypes at Techinnovation 2017!

21 September 2017

Our Ag Director, A/P Marcelo Ang showed Minister Iswaran our soft robotics prototypes and the Kuka iiwa with a Sigma 7 haptic device. 

Congratulations to NUS Bumblebee team on achieving 3rd place in the 2017 International RoboSub Competition

31 July 2017

Congratulations to NUS Bumblebee team on achieving 3rd place in the 2017 International RoboSub Competition

Summer school visit to ARC and SMART by Xidian University

21 July 2017

Summer school visit to ARC and SMART FM lab by Xidian University on 21 July 2017

SMF Visits NUS Advanced Robotics Centre

19 July 2017

SMF Visits NUS Advanced Robotics Centre on 19 July 2017

Congratulations to Zhu Jian and his team for obtaining 3rd place in the ICRA 2017 Soft Materials Robot Challenge!

4 July 2017

Congratulations to Zhu Jian and his team for obtaining 3rd place in the ICRA 2017 Soft Materials Robot Challenge!

ARC Open House

17 May 2017

ARC is having an open house on 30 May 2017 from 6pm to 9pm. Please visit here for more information.  

Bumblebee Swims and Sails Autonomously – Wins 4th Place at Maritime RobotX Challenge

18 December 2016

Maritime RobotX Challenge 2016, Oahu, Hawaii 11-18 December 2016 The Bumblebee team which is supported by ARC achieved 4th position at the recent Maritime RobotX Challenge 2016 held in Hawaii. Read more on this link: http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/edic/documents/Bumblebee_Comp2016.pdf

Industrial Technologies 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands

24 June 2016

Industrial Technologies 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands 22-24 June 2016 Professor Marcelo Ang was invited by the Science and Innovation office of the Dutch Embassy in Singapore to attend this conference and give a talk on robotics. Prof. Ang met many interesting startup companies and visited Philips Drachten (which has very advanced factory making high-end shavers) and […]

Nomura Investment Forum Asia, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

10 June 2016

Nomura Investment Forum Asia, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 7-10 June 2016 Professor Ang Marcelo was invited to give a talk on the “robotics revolution” on 9 June to an audience looking for business opportunities in robotics. He met many companies during the one-on-one sessions.

Innorobo 2016, Paris

26 May 2016

Innorobo 2016, Paris 24-26 May 2016 Professor Marcelo Ang was invited to join the Singapore delegation to promote Singapore as a centre for robotics activities in Asia, together with Singapore Industrial Automation Association, and Singapore Tourism Board. They met the Singapore Ambassador to France, HE Zainal Arif Mantaha, who gave an encouraging talk on robotics […]

Skolkovo Robotics, Russia

22 May 2016

Skolkovo Robotics, Russia 18-22 May 2016 Professor Marcelo Ang was invited to give a talk to the robotics community in Russia, and provide mentorship and advice to the many start-ups in Robotics in Russia. Skolkovo (about 25 km from Moscow) has been designated as the Science, Technology and Innovation Park in Russia.

Prof Marcelo Ang will be sharing his ideas at the TEDxNUS

16 March 2016

Prof Marcelo Ang, Acting Director of the Advanced Robotics Centre (ARC) will be sharing his ideas at the TEDxNUS on 20 March 2016. Click on the link below for more details https://www.facebook.com/tedxnus/photos/pb.117364891613108.-2207520000.1458038372./1275284412487811/?type=3&theater

Asst. Prof. Raye Yeow and his team developed Myoelectric Soft Robotic Glove

19 January 2016

Assistant Professor Raye Yeow and his team (PhD candidate Yap Hong Kai, Year 4 undergraduate Benjamin Ang Wee Keong, in collaboration with Dr. Lim Jeong Hoon from NUS Medicine) developed the myoelectric soft robotic glove that will help patients who have lost their hand functions due to injuries or nerve-related conditions to restore their hand […]

Dr. Raye Yeow in MIT TR35 Asia

23 November 2015

ARC member, Dr Raye Yeow, is chosen as one of the ten outstanding innovators, recognised on the MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35 Asia” list. http://emtechasia.com/index.php/honourees

Asian Robotics Week 2015

23 November 2015

The NUS Advanced Robotics Centre (ARC) contributed a significant part at the first Asian Robotics Week 2015 (ARW2015) which was organised at the Marina Bay Sands from 12 to 13 November 2015. Professor Marcelo Ang, the Director of ARC was the ARW2015 Symposium Chair. ARC also showcased our research projects at the Asian Robotics Week […]

Visiting Marcelo Ang Laboratory in NUS

23 April 2015

Visiting Marcelo Ang Laboratory in NUS. Catherine Simon, Founder and CEO of InnoEcho visited the robotics research labs at NUS recently.

Professor Adrian Koh has won the Silver Prize for the Most Outstanding Paper in the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication (ICEIC 2015)

17 March 2015

A team led by Assistant Professor Adrian Koh at the Advanced Robotics Centre (ARC) has won the Silver Prize for the Most Outstanding Paper in the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication (ICEIC 2015) in January 2015. Their paper "Large actuation of an acrylic-based dielectric elastomer actuator in tubular configuration" has reported a world record actuation stretch of up to three times its original length for a dielectric elastomer actuator (DEA) in tubular configuration, under electrical stimulus.

Autonomous Golf Carts Deloyed In The Jurong Lake District

21 August 2014

In collaboration with Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), our autonomous golf carts will be deployed for public trials in the Chinese and Japanese Gardens in the Jurong Lake District, in line with Singapore's Smart Nation Initiative.

Joint Laboratory with SIMTech

21 August 2014

A joint laboratory for industrial robotics has been set up with Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) to focus on manufacturing applications, with funding of $1.25 M over 5 years from SIMTech.

A*STAR Industrial Robotics Program

21 August 2014

ARC faculty members won several large-scale research grants totaling over $6M from the A*STAR Industrial Robotics Program (2013-2016). ARC director Prof. Marcelo Ang leads the effort.

Program Chair RSS 2015

31 May 2014

Prof. David Hsu will be the Program Chair for Robotics: Science & Systems 2015 in Rome, Italy.