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News14

August 2017

Final Year Students (Aaron Goh and David Chen) from EI Lab emerged as winners of the Medical Grand Challenge (MGC). The team clinched the top place with a total team prize of SGD20,000! Congratulations to our students!


News14

August 2017

Our Research Fellow (Guo Jin) won the Best Conference Paper award in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (IEEE ICMA). Congratulations, Guo Jin!


News14

June 2017

Our student Pravar Jain represented ACM SIGCHI at the 50th Celebration of the A. M. Turing Awards that was held in San Francisco on the 23rd and 24th of June, 2017


News14

June 2017

Our work on the Magnetic Resonance Compatible Soft Wearable Robotic Glove was featured on the June 2017 cover on IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering


News14

May 2017

Benjamin, Haris and Jin Huat showcased our PIY Glove, Soft Robotic Arm and Soft Robotic Gripper at InnovFest.


News13

May 2017

NUS President, Prof Tan Chorh Chuan, visited our Roceso booth at InnovFest and tried our EsoGlove!


News12

May 2017

We published our work “Stiffness Customization and Patterning for the Property Modulation of Silicone-Based Soft Pneumatic Actuators" in Soft Robotics.


News11

Apr 2017

Dr Raye Yeow’s EI Lab has formed a partnership with SCOGA and Emosis Pte Ltd to test-bed wearable sensors with esports.
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SCOGA, Esports Observer, Techtradeasia


News10

Apr 2017

BioBiz 2017, the biggest annual conference in biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors organized by NUS,, was graced by the Chief Executive of Workforce Singapore (WSG) Mr Tan Choon Shian. The event was organized by NUS-BME PhD student Rajesh Kumar Sharma and his organizing committee, and advised by Dr Giorgia Pastorin from the Department of Pharmacy, and Dr Raye Yeow from the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
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News9

Feb 2017

We published our work “Force Measurement Toward the Instability Theory of Soft Pneumatic Actuators" in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.


News8

Feb 2017

We published our work “A Fully Fabric-Based Bidirectional Soft Robotic Glove for Assistance and Rehabilitation of Hand Impaired Patients" in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.


News7

Feb 2017

We published our work “A hybrid tele-manipulation system using a sensorized 3D-printed soft robotic gripper and a soft fabric-based haptic glove" in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.


News6

Jan 2017

A short film made by Benjamin to showcase our Print-It-Yourself Glove – A fully 3D-Printed Soft Robotic Glove.
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News5

Jan 2017

Dr Raye Yeow, Hongkai and Po Cheng were featured in NUS News for their gold award clinched at the recent BES-SEC Design Award Competition with their EsoGloveX.
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FRS

December 2016

Raye was featured in a recent article “Transforming the healthcare industry with soft robotics” under Future Ready Singapore (December 2016).
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BES Launch

December 2016

Our lab’s soft robotic glove and soft robotic sock were mentioned as one of the prominent examples of Singapore’s biomedical engineering innovations in the Opening Speech by Guest of Honour, Dr Chia Shi-Lu, Chairman of GPC Health and MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC, at the BES Healthcare Chapter Launch on 10 Dec 2016.


ICBME 2016ICBME 2016

December 2016

Our lab students and staff participated and presented in the 16th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME) 2016 (7-10th Dec 2016).


ICBME 2016

December 2016

Raye shared his work on ‘Fully-Fabric Soft Wearable Robotics’ at the ICBME ‘Rehabilitation Robotics’ Symposium (9th Dec 2016).


ICBME 2016

December 2016

Hongkai presented his frugal EsoGloveX at the ICBME BES-SEC Students’ Design Competition Finals (8th Dec 2016).


ICBME 2016

December 2016

Gokula presented his volatile-sensing work at the ICBME Young Investigator Awards Finals (7th Dec 2016).


BMEIA

November 2016

Our lab startup company, Roceso Technologies, showcased their EsoGlove at BME Industrial Alliance Networking Event on 11th Nov 2016 held in the Shaw Foundation Alumni House in the National University of Singapore. The EsoGlove was also featured in the Asia-Pacific Biotech News.
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“MAKE ME A SUPER!!” science TV show“MAKE ME A SUPER!!” science TV show

November 2016

Dr Raye Yeow demonstrated ‘telekinesis’ using his soft wearable robotics on Okto’s “MAKE ME A SUPER!!” science TV show in Nov 2016.


News4

Nov 2016

A video animation on our Printable Pneumatics approach.
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International Symposium on Wearable Robotics

October 2016

Raye was mentioned as one of the younger researchers being recognized as global innovators in the Welcome Address by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade And Industry (Industry), at the President’s Science and Technology Awards 2016, on 18 October 2016 at the Istana.


International Symposium on Wearable Robotics

October 2016

Dr Raye Yeow shared his work on ‘Soft Printable Pneumatics” at the International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob) conference on 19th Oct 2016.


Stanford Medicine X

September 2016

Dr Raye Yeow presented his soft wearable robotics work on ‘Dual-glove Mirror Rehabilitation System’ at the Stanford Medicine X conference on 17th Sep 2016.


Roceso Technologies @ TechInnovation 2016

September 2016

Our team exhibited the soft robotic glove, EsoGlove, under our NUS start-up company Roceso Technologies at TechInnovation 2016 (20th-21st Sep 2016).


Soft robotic sock @ TechInnovation 2016

September 2016

Our team showcased the soft robotic sock, a wearable robot for preventing deep vein thrombosis and joint contracture, at TechInnovation 2016 (20th-21st Sep 2016).


Low Fanzhe @ TechInnovation 2016

September 2016

Our PhD student - Low Fanzhe, pitched his work on soft robotic sock at TechInnovation 2016 on 20th Sep 2016.


News3c

Aug 2016

We published our work “A Magnetic Resonance Compatible Soft Wearable Robotic Glove for Hand Rehabilitation and Brain Imaging" in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.


News3b

Aug 2016

We published our work “High-Force Soft Printable Pneumatics for Soft Robotic Applications" in Soft Robotics.


Materials Views

June 2016

Dr Raye Yeow’s article “Soft Wearable Machines for Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation” was featured in Asia-Pacific Biotech News.

APBN Article


Channel 8's Hello Singapore《创造新视线》

May 2016

Dr Raye Yeow, Yap Hongkai and Low Fanzhe were featured on prime time TV news program, to showcase their soft wearable rehabilitation robotics work for stroke patients (30th May 2016).
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Materials Views

May 2016

Researchers in Singapore have developed a strain-sensing actuator that has potential to be used within rehabilitation and diagnostic devices for patient mobility and dexterity.

Materials Views Coverage


IDA TechSaturday 2016

May 2016

Our team showcased the EsoGlove to Dr. Janil Puthucheary, Member of Parliament of Singapore, at IDA Tech Saturday.


Exhibition at Innovfest 2016

May 2016

Our team showcased the EsoGlove to Steve Leonard, Executive Deputy Chairman for Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), at InnovFest Unbound 2016.


News3a

May 2016

See our Soft Robotic Sock Infographics from Temasek Holdings!
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Dr Raye Yeow featured in The Edge Singapore

April 2016

Dr Raye Yeow was invited to the “I AM ? A ROBOT” event on 2 April, organized by CompassLoft, to speak about his work on ‘Soft Wearable Machines’.


Dr Raye Yeow featured in The Edge Singapore

March 2016

Dr Raye Yeow was featured in ‘The Edge Singapore’ for his work on soft wearable robots (Issue Date: 28 Mar – 3 Apr 2016, Science & Innovation Section, Page EN8).


EsoGlove on Invent This 2016

March 2016

Our soft robotic glove, EsoGlove, was featured in BioTechin.Asia.

BioTechin.Asia Coverage


EsoGlove on Invent This 2016

Feburary 2016

Our EsoGlove was featured on Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet “Invent This” programme on 5 Feb 2016!


News2

Feb 2016

A video animation on our Soft Robotic Glove!
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TechStorm

January 2016

Raye was featured on TechStorm article “This Man Has A Third Myoelectric Arm On His Body”.
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Soft Wearable Robotics Presentation at EmTech Asia Conference 2016

January 2016

Dr Raye Yeow presenting his work on soft wearable robotics at the EmTech Asia conference in January 2016.


esoglove

January 2016

A four-men research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has invented a new smart robotic glove to assist and rehabilitate patients who have lost hand functions due to injuries or nerve-related conditions.

NUS BME Coverage | The Straits Times Coverage


News1

Nov 2015

A video animation on our Soft Robotic Sock!
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asiarobotic

November 2015

Dr Raye Yeow presenting his lab’s work on soft wearable robots to Minister Chan Chun Sing at the Asian Robotics Week 2015.


asiarobotic

November 2015

Dr Raye Yeow and his PhD student, Yap Hong Kai, at the Asian Robotics Week 2015 showcasing their soft robotic glove which is capable of providing robot-assisted hand assistive and rehabilitation functions.


asiarobotic

November 2015

Dr Raye Yeow and his research engineer, Low Jin Huat, at the Asian Robotics Week 2015 presenting their soft robotic hand for delicate object manipulation.


glovepressrelease

October 2015

Our soft robotic glove ‘ExoGlove’ featured on The Digital Journal and the NUS news. "Hand Rehab Patients Are Provided Hope with ExoGlove"

Digital Journal Coverage | NUS Facebook Coverage


IoT Asia 2015- International Exhibition and Conference on Internet of Things, Singapore

Our active participation in IoT Asia 2015 - International Exhibition and Conference on Internet of Things, a platform for transforming business, government and societies, Singapore.


6th Healthcare Innovation Summit Asia, Singapore

Our undergraduate student, Benjamin Ang, together with his mentor, Yap Hong Kai, were invited to present in 6th Healthcare Innovation Summit Asia, Singapore.


Science & Innovation Symposium 2015

Our presence at ACJC Science & Innovation Symposium 2015


Press Release

February 2015

NUS researchers invent novel bio-inspired robotic sock that promotes blood circulation and prevents blood clots in legs

NUS Press Release | TODAY Coverage


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