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  • May 17, 2017

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


  • Dec 18, 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.

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  • Jun 24, 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 Smart Robotics (a successful startup with many interesting projects and business in Netherlands) in Eindhoven.

Advanced Robotics Center (ARC) is an interdisciplinary research center, established jointly by Faculty of Engineering and School of Computing, that will focus and expand robotics research at the National University of Singapore. ARC aims to become a premiere center of robotics research, based in Asia, in service of Singapore and beyond.
  • Enabling Autonomy in Challenging Marine Environments

    Speaker: Ioannis Rekleitis
    Assistant Professor
    Computer Science and Engineering Department
    University of South Carolina (more…)

  • 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 (more…)

  • Advanced Robotics Centre Colloquium – Industrial Design Approach Exemplified on Zoo-kinematic Robotic End Effectors
    Video: Dynamic display of the three zoo-kinematic grippers at Hannover Industrial Fair:

    For the full abstract, please visit

    Date: 12 April 2017 (Wednesday)
    Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm
    Venue: NUS Blk EA Level 1, Lecture Theatre 7A (LT7A)