Call For Papers

International Researchers Club (IRC) was set up in 2001, which was original endorsed and funded by Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). As an established society, IRC’s vision is to create a vibrant and innovative research community for Singapore. IRC-SET Conference aims at providing the platform for young researchers to share fresh results, obtain comments, and exchange innovative ideas of the leading edge research in the multi-discipline areas. You are cordially invited to submit your recent research work to the IRC-SET conference. The students from universities, polytechnics and junior colleges are warmly welcome to show your research and projects in our formal and academic environment. The multi-discipline areas in alphabet order include, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture and planning
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Material Sciences
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medicine

Paper Submission

Papers can be 2-page abstract or full papers with a maximum length of 5 pages (A4/Letter size, single space, Times Roman of font size 10, two columns format), including figures, tables and references. The template can be downloaded from here.

Click here for more details on paper submission.

Special Session Proposal

In addition, IRC-SET conference has a special topic challenge, which may be changed every year. This round challenge is to propose the creative solutions to cope with the research, innovation and enterprise in Smart Nation Initiative

The papers and proposals should be submitted to EasyChair.


The conference committee will select 3 best paper awards, 1 best presentation award, 1 best poster award, and 1 best challenge award. Each award will receive a prize and an award certificate. All authors will receive publication certificates. 

Important Dates

The conference committee will select 2 best paper awards, 1 best presentation award, 1 best poster award, and 2 best challenge awards. Each award will receive a prize and an award certificate. Each conference participant will receive a participation certificate.

Full Paper Submission Deadline
30 March 2016

Notification of Acceptance
15 April 2016

Camera-Ready Copy Due
1 May 2016


For additional information, contact the IRC organizing committee at

Conference Venue

30 Biopolis Street,
Singapore S138671


General Chair

Dr. Huaqun GUO Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore

General Co-Chair

Dr. Bhojan Anand National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

Technical Program Chair

Prof. Chau YUEN Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore

Technical Program Co-Chair

Dr. Jizhong LUO Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*STAR, Singapore
Prof. Bharadwaj Veeravalli National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Prof. Qing ZHANG Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
Dr. Aldy Gunawan Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore
Dr. Liuqun GU Singapore
Dr. Boon Seng CHEW Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Singapore
Dr. Guang CHEN Singapore General Hospital (SGH) Singapore

Finance Chair

Mr. Dong LI Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore

Publicity Chair

Ms Lisa NEO International Researchers Club (IRC), Singapore re

Local Arrangements Chair

Mr. Rong LI Experimental Therapeutics Centre (ETC), A*STAR, Singapore

Sponsorship Chair

Dr. Guang CHEN Singapore General Hospital (SGH) Singaporee

Publication Chair

Dr. Yanling CHI I2R, A*STAR, Singapore

International Advisory Panel Chair

Prof. Lawrence Wai Choong WONG NUS, Singapore

International Advisory Panel

Prof. Yong-Jin Park Waseda University, Japan
Prof. Janina Mazierska James Cook University, Australia
Prof. Kristin L. Wood SUTD, Singapore
Prof. Wee Sun LEE NUS, Singapore
Prof. Gary TAN NUS, Singapore
Prof. Hoong Chuin LAU SMU, Singapore Prof. Bu-Sung LEE, Francis NTU, Singapore
Prof. Chip Hong CHANG NTU, Singapore
Prof. Maode MA NTU, Singapore

TPC Members

Mr Krishnamoorthy Baskaran, Energy research Institute [ERIAN], NTU
Dr. Chris CHOY, StarHub
Dr. Keyu GU, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, NUS
Dr. Umayal Lakshmanan, Experimental Therapeutics Centre
Dr. Claus Muschallik, Coffee Electronics Pte. Ltd.
Mr Bhaskaran David Prakash, ETPL, A*STAR
Dr. Muthu Sebastian, Environment Water technology center of Innovation
Dr. Junxia WANG, Bioinformatics Institute
Ms Wai Ee WONG, WD Media (S) Pte Ltd
Mr Dajun WU, Institute for Infocomm Research
Dr. Jien WU, Institute Of Molecular And Cell Biology
Dr. Dexin XIONG, NauticAWT Limited
Dr. Quanqing XU, Data Storage Institute
Dr. Guisheng ZENG, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Dr. Yi ZHOU, Singapore Institute of Technology
Dr. Yongqing ZHU, Data Storage Institute

Organized by
Technically Co-Sponsored by
Supported By

Education Society Singapore Chapter
Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Singapore Chapter
Broadcast Technology Society Singapore Chapter

Singapore Science Centre offers the free admission to the Science Centre for the conference participants as a pre- or post-conference tour item.

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