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  • [June 2010](news)] Robocup 2010 Industry Networking Lunch will be held on Sunday, 20th June 2010, 1130am, , Blue Pacific Lounge located on level 3 of Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre.


  • [May 2010](news) ROBOTS (http://www.robotspodcast.com), the podcast for news and views on robotics, is celebrating its 50th episode with over 90 interviews and 150'000 downloads. ROBOTS' 50th episode also coincides with the launch of its new website (http://www.robotspodcast.com). You can now easily access information and browse episodes by topic, guest, or tag. The website is also highly interactive, allowing you to relate with the large ROBOTS community through a new forum and comments section.


  • [April 2010](news) The international conference "Decade of Mind" 2010 will be held in Singapore from 18 to 20 October 2010. You are encouraged to attend. The detail can be found at http://www.theeventmicrosite.com/DOM/


  • [April 2010](news) Singapore Art Museum will be having a coming exhibition entitled “Art Garden-Children’s Season”, which will be held from 14 May to 18 July 2010. One of the works to be featured is a mechanized installation of flowers (i.e. Robot Flowers) by Geoffrey Drake Brockman, who is an established Australian artist. You can view Geoffrey Drake Brockman’s works from:


    The artist may be keen on giving a talk to a small group of teachers/ students/public on 13/14 May, 7.30pm. You are cordially invited to attend.




  • [March 2010[(news) The 3rd National Robotics Technology Exposition (ROBOTEX) will be held on July 30, 2010 at the  “Our Lady of Lourdes College Foundation (www.ollcf.org)”, which is located in Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines. You are cordially invited to attend, and participate in, this event for the promotion and dissemination of robotics technology and interest. If interested, please contact: jgp88@yahoo.com.


  • [March 2010](news) RoboCup 2010 will host a series of exhibitions of robot-related products in both level 4 and level 6 of Suntech City of Singapore. The booths are open for booking through the use of the standard form.


  • [February 2010](news) RSS wishes all the members a Happy and Prosperous Chinese Lunar New Year 2010!


  • [January 2010](news) You are cordially invited to attend the official ceremony of establishment of Singapore-China Association for Advancement of Science and Technology. The Senior Minister of State, Ms Grace Fu, and the Ambassador of Chinese Embassy, Her Excellency Zhang Xiaokang, will be the Guests of Honor. Time: 2pm on 15 January 2010 (Friday). Venue: Genexis Theatre, 5th Floor of Fusionopolis, 1 Fusionopolis Way. Admission is free.


  • [January 2010](news) The World Oversea Chinese Professional Association Cooperation Network has launched its website (http://www.ocpan.org/) in December 2009. The President of Robotics Society of Singapore has attended the ceremony of its official launch. 


  • [January 2010](news) 2010 Singapore Robotic Games will be held in Republic Polytechnic from 26 to 28 January 2010. More detail can be found at http://guppy.mpe.nus.edu.sg/srg/.


  • [December 2009)(news) Second International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications will be held in Orchard Hotel, Singapore, from 16 to 18 December 2009. More detail can be found at http://www.robotics.sg/icira2009.



  • [November 2009](news) Robotica 2009 Exhibition is dedicated to humanoid and service robots. It will be held in Milan, Italy, from 25 to 27 November 2009. For more detail, visit http://www.roboticaexpo.eu/en/index_rbt.asp


  • [October 2009](news): We plan to organize a visit trip to Japan and South Korea under ARSU activities. The purpose is to see the state of advance in robotics research in both Japan and South Korea. The visit will include KAIST (South Korea), ATR (Japan), Tokyo University (Japan), AIST (Japan), RIKEN (Japan) and Waseda University (Japan). The trip is scheduled to be around the end of October 2009. The trip is to be self-financed. In other words, each delegate will finance his/her own travels/accommodations/other expenses. If you wish to join, please contact through mmxie@ntu.edu.sg.


  • [October 2009](news): I2R will be hosting a forum to assess Robotics landscape in Singapore on 8 October.  Participants from DSTA, SingHealth, SGH, TTSH, EDB, SPF, local Universities, etc, will come together to discuss about: a) Robotics research in Singapore, b) Real needs of Robotics in Singapore, and c) Collaboration opportunities in robotics field in Singapore. 


  • [September 2009](news): A delegation from Wuxi city (China) will be in Singapore on 24 September to promote techno-preneurship in China through the incubation in Wuxi's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Park. A promotional seminar will be held from 17:00pm to 18:30pm on 24 September 2009. The officers from Wuxi's municipal bureaus will be present to introduce various funding schemes and supports. They especially welcome Singapore's high-tech companies to expand into China's market. Admission is free. For more detail, please contact through mmxie@ntu.edu.sg.


  • [September 2009](news): 2009 National Junior Robotics Competition is being held in Singapore Science Center from 7 to 11 September 2009. Detail can be found here. There will be two public seminars in 10 & 11 September 2009. Admission is free. 


  • [September 2009](news): Singapore Army Open House will be held between 3 to 7 September in Pasir Laba camp, in which the public will be able to view the state-of-the-art demonstrations of various robotic platforms developped in Singapore.


  • [June 2009] (news): Dr. Zhang Guoqing (zhanggq@ntu.edu.sg) has happily agreed to serve as the RSS's contact person in charge of networking among the young researchers of robotics in Singapore. If you are below 35 years old and are active in pursuing any interest related to robotics in Singapore, please send your contact information to Dr. Zhang Guoqing. By doing so, your achievement and interest in robotics will be recognized among the young researchers of robotics from other Asian countries through the network of ARSU. Also, ARSU will honor those outstanding young researchers of robotics from Asia.


  • [June 2009] (news): Mr. James Lee (james.lee@robotics.sg) has happily agreed to serve as the RSS's Secretary in charge of liaison with ARSU.


  • [June 2009] (news): The Nanyang Venture I, an eco-friendly car designed and built by a team of 25 students from NTU's School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) and School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), wowed many at the Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2009 held in Germany, from 7 to 9 May 2009. The NTU eco-car turned in the best results of the Singapore entries on the first day of the two-day race on 8 May 2009. At the end of the final day, according to the results posted on the Shell Eco-Marathon 2009 website this morning, NTU's was the only car flying the Singapore flag high, coming in 4th in the Prototype (Solar) Category (out of 8 in that category), and clinching second place of the 'Safety Award' in the 'Special Awards' category.


  • [May 2009](seminar): Prof. Gordon Cheng, Technical University of Munich, Germany, will deliver a public talk on Cognitive Systems for Robots, on 2 June 2009 at 2pm in the LT 5 of Nanyang Technological University. Admission is free.


  • [May 2009] (news): A Singapore delegation will visit Nanjing, Wuxi, and Suzhou in the week of 18 May 2009. It will also participate to the 15th anniversary ceremony of Singapore-China Suzhou Industrial Park, which will be held on 26 May 2009.


  • [May 2009] (news): The Second International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA2009) will be held in Singapore between December 16-18, 2009. The closing date of paper submission is June 16, 2009. Interested authors are welcome to contribute quality papers. The conference proceedings will be published in the Springer's Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence, which is indexed by EI.


  • [May 2009] (news): 4th Asian Robotics Society Summit Metting (ARSSM) will be held in IROS 2009. (September 2009)


  • [May 2009] (news): IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics will be held in Singapore in July 2009.


  • [April 2009] (news): Nanyang Technological University has developed an adult-sized humanoid robot, which has been showcased to the Deputy Prime Minister Teo on 27 March 2009.


  • [March 2009] (Job Annoucement): A speech-based human-robot interaction project is recruiting several software engineers with strong interest or expertise in speech recognition, processing and understanding. The ideal candidates should have the educational background in computer science, or software engineering. Qualified candidates are welcome to contact Mr. James Lee (james.lee@robotics.sg)


  • [March 2009] (News): The School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University offers a new course MP3179, in which students interested in participating in robotics competition such as RoboCup can choose the track of "Intelligent Competitive Robotics".


  • [October 2008](News) Presentation on "Cognitively-Intelligent Humanoid Robot for Home Care" (6-7 October 2008 at EuroSouthEastAsia Forum on ICT).



  • [August 2008](News) Seminar on "Roles of Robot in Future Society" (15 August 2008 at Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, NTU). 


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