On March 17, 2016 the members of the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics at the Nazarbayev University School of Science and Technology and the ALARIS have had an opportunity to present their ongoing research work to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ms. Dariga Nazarbayeva. The Deputy Prime Minister was accompanied by Mr. Shigeo Katsu, President of Nazarbayev University, Professor Vassilios Tourassis, Dean of the School of Science and Technology and Dr. Atakan Varol, Chair of Department of Robotics and Mechatronics.
At first, Dr. Anara Sandygulova and her students from the Human-Robot Interaction class presented their research project on Sign Language Interpreting Robotic System with a NAO humanoid robot. Then Dr. Berdakh Abibullaev presented his research on Brain Machine Interface.
Finally, Dr. Almas Shintemirov with help of ALARIS team members gave the introduction of an ongoing research projects on development of a real-time control for a spherical parallel manipulator based orientation platform, design of a wrist rehabilitation robot and wireless human arm motion tracker system.
Ms. Dariga Nazarbayev asked specific questions about the applicability of the projects and wished prosperity in the researchers’ future endeavors.
ALARIS is very proud to be among those laboratories that attract NU visitors from Kazakhstan government and various leading organizations. Young researchers of the lab have gained an incredible experience to present their research work and received a lot of motivation to accomplish even more innovative goals and ideas in future.