On December 1, 2018, the members of the ALARIS lab presentув their current research projects to President of of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev, during his visit to the new C4 Nazarbayev University research complex. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev is the First Chair of the High Board of Trustees of Nazarbayev University, Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools and the Nazarbayev Fund. The Head of State was accompanied by Mr. Shigeo Katsu, President of Nazarbayev University, Head of the Administration of the President Mr. Aset Issekeshev, Minister of Education and Science Mr. Yerlan Sagadiyev, and other officials.
Dr. Almas Shintemirov with help of ALARIS team members, full-time research assistant Mr. Talgat Tursynbekov, robotics master student Mr Anton Kruchinin, and senior undergraduate robotics and mechatronics student Mr. Anton Kim, presented the lab’s ongoing research projects on development of a low-cost robotic hand for robot manipulation and prosthetics research, an intuitive real-time teleoperation of robot-manipulators using a wireless human arm motion tracking system, an industrial manipulator based object pick-and-place and sorting system and others. President Nazarbayev asked specific questions about commercial applicability of the projects and positively evaluated our work.
ALARIS is very proud to be among 5 research laboratories selected to represent Nazarbayev University in this important event. The lab members have gained an incredible experience to present their research work to the Head of State and received the message to see more practically oriented developments in future that would benefit the country’s industry and society in future.
More information is available in Kazakh and Russian here.