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ARMS Lab member took the 3rd place at IROS 2019 competition.

Congratulations to Akmaral Moldagalieva for taking the 3rd place at the “Object Pose Estimation Challenge for Bin-Picking” held at IROS 2019.

7 November 2019

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Deputies of the Mazhilis Visited ARMS Lab.

On 5 October 2019, Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (ARMS) Laboratory was visited by the deputies of the Mazhilis who were assessing the progress on the realization of the Step 63 of the “100 CONCRETE STEPS PLAN”. Among the esteemed guests wereGulshara Abdiqalyqova (Secretary of State of Kazakhstan) , Zhamilya Nurmanbetova, Abdimanap Bekturganov (Member of the […]

9 October 2019

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ARMS Lab Participated in the Nazarbayev University Open House.

ARMS Labs researchers Altay Zhakatayev, Akmaral Moldagalieva, Zhanat Mahataeva, Askat Kuzdeuov, Yerzhan Rzagaliyev and Kudaibergen Urinbayev and PI Dr. Atakan Varol participated in the Nazarbayev University Open House as part of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences exhibition. In the upper atrium, ARMS researchers presented videos of their research next to the KazAeroSpace stand. […]

25 Septemper 2019

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General Secretary of ITU Haolin Zhao Visited Robotics and AI Laboratories.

Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao toured the Robotics and AI facilities in the C4 Research Building including ARMS, ALARIS, ISSAI, Human-Robot Interaction, and Medical AI Labs. Mr. Zhao extended a formal invitation to Nazarbayev University to become a university-member of the ITU and also asked the researchers to participate in the […]

4 August 2019

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ISSAI Announced at the NU Digital Day.

Nazarbayev University conducted a series of events on 14 September 2019, Saturday to announce important new initiatives in the sphere of digital development. The event was organized in support initiatives of the Government of Kazakhstan in the field of digitalization. The day began with a panel discussion, on the topic of “The Future of AI […]

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A Paper Base on Synthetic Dataset and Deep Learning Got Published on MDPI Machine Learning and Knowledge Extraction Journal

The paper titled “Deep Learning Based Objection Recognition Using Physically-Realistic Synthetic Depth Scenes” (Baimukashev, D.; Zhilisbayev, A.; Kuzdeuov, A.; Oleinikov, A.; Fadeyev, D.; Makhataeva, Z.; Varol, H.A.) was recently accepted for publication on Machine Learning and Knowledge Extraction, MDPI journal. In this study, a deep object recognition framework using synthetic depth image dataset was developed and validated. […]

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A paper was accepted for IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology journal

Recently a paper entitled “Sensor Reduction of Variable Stiffness Actuated Robots Using Moving Horizon Estimation” (Olzhas Adiyatov, Bexultan Rakhim, Altay Zhakatayev, Huseyin Atakan Varol) was accepted for publication on the journal IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. The main idea of the paper is to use moving horizon estimation (MHE) techniques to estimate the full […]

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Two Papers Presented at the ICRA 2019 (Montreal, Canada)

Two Nazarbayev University papers were presented at the prominent International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2019) between 20 and 24 of May, 2019. The flagship conference of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society ( ) was held at the Montreal Convention Center. Montreal is the largest city of the French-speaking Quebec region of Canada. The city […]

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Thesis Defense of ARMS Lab Members

On the 3rd of May 2019, four of our graduate students from the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics and members of Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics Systems (ARMS) laboratory; Daulet Baimukashev, Denis Fadeyev, Askat Kuzdeuov, and Zhanat Makhataeva have presented their MSc Thesis Defense in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in […]

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IEEE President-Elect Prof. Toshio Fukuda Visited Nazarbayev University

One of the founding fathers of intelligent systems Prof. Toshio Fukuda visited Nazarbayev University between 14 and 16 April 2019 as a guest of ARMS Lab Director Dr. Atakan Varol. Prof. Fukuda is the IEEE President-Elect 2019 and will begin serving as the IEEE President starting 1 January 2020. IEEE is the world’s largest association […]