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Two ARMS Lab papers presented at the IEEE/SICE Symposium on System Integration in Nagoya (Japan)

ARMS Lab members attended the 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration organized by the Meijo University (Nagoya, Japan). ARMS Lab team in Japan consisted of researchers Altay Zhakayaev and Birzhan Nurimbetov and also the ARMS Lab Director Prof. Atakan Varol. Birzhan and Altay presented their latest research results and their presentations received wide-spread interest […]

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ARMS Lab Director Prof. Atakan Varol Visits NTU and SUTD in Singapore.

Dr. Varol visited Nanyang Technological University and Singapore University of Technology and Design to investigate collaboration opportunities for research. At NTU, Dr. Varol was hosted by Prof. Erdal Kayacan, faculty member of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. AT SUTD, Dr. Varol was the guest of Prof. David Braun, his former colleague from Vanderbilt University, currently working […]

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ARMS Lab Members Accepted for Graduate Studies to Prestigious Institutions

Four ARMS Laboratory researchers were accepted to Masters and doctoral programs of distinguished universities. Research assistant, Mr. Artur Saudabayev, won the British Gas Scholarship and will continue his studies at the Informatics Masters Program of the University of Edinburgh. He intends to focus on the Robotics track during his studies. The first cohort graduates of […]

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ARMS Lab research on variable stiffness robot control and design presented at the European Control Conference.

ARMS Lab junior researcher, Altay Zhakatayev, presented his paper entitled “Integrated Optimal Design and Control of Variable Stiffness Actuated Robots” at the European Control Conference 2015.The presentation received significant interest from the audience. The conference was held on the campus of the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. ARMS Lab members had the chance to […]

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Professor Michael Goldfarb attends VIII Astana Economic Forum and visits ARMS Laboratory

Dr. Michael Goldfarb, H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and the director of Center of Intelligent Mechatronics, visited Astana as a speaker of the VIII Astana Economic Forum. During his stay, Dr. Goldfarb visited various schools and hospitals associated to Nazarbayev University. Firstly, he was introduced to Neurosurgical Center […]

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Senior robotics students presented their graduation projects

First cohort of robotics engineers of Kazakhstan will graduate this year from Nazarbayev University. On May 14, students presented their graduation projects to the faculty and staff of the School of Science and Technology. Undergraduate researchers of ARMS Laboratory, Farabi Kunghozhin and Nursultan Imanberdiyev reported on their project “Fusion of electromyographic and inertial motion sensors […]

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ARMS Lab Research Presentation: Design of Variable Stiffness Actuated Robots

ARMS Lab research assistant, Altay Zhakatayev, gave a presentation on the design of variable impedance actuators to the students, researchers and faculty members of the Nazarbayev University. Mr. Zhakatayev presented a review of various design approaches for developing variable impedance actuated robots. The main focus of the speech was made on variable stiffness and variable […]

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President Nazarbayev was presented three projects of ARMS lab during his visit to Nazarbayev University

ARMS Laboratory members had the honor of demonstrating their research work with commercialization potential to President Nazarbayev at the NU Technopark. Three projects of the principal investigator Professor Atakan Varol were presented by Artur Saudabayev, ARMS Lab researcher and a Bolashak graduate. The presentation started with Birzhan Nurimbetov and Omar-Sayan Karabayev (Bolashak graduates) carrying out […]

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Principal Investigator Varol wins a three year grant awarded by Ministry of Education of Kazakhstan

ARMS Lab principal investigator, Dr. Atakan Varol, has recently won a new three year grant through the competitive funding scheme of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In his project “Optimal Design and Control of Variable Impedance Actuated Robots”, Dr. Varol with the co-principal investigator Dr. Matteo Rubagotti and junior […]

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State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan visits ARMS Lab

State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Gulshara Abdykalikova, visited Nazarbayev University yesterday, November 20. Ms. Abdykalikova gave a lecture on “The role of human capital in sustainable development of Kazakhstan”. After the public speech Ms. Abdykalikova had a university tour where she was introduced to the Library, School of Engineering and ARMS laboratory of […]