Call For Papers

International Researchers Club (IRC) was set up in 2001, which was originally endorsed and funded by the 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 a platform for young and talented researchers to share fresh results, obtain comments, and exchange innova­tive ideas of the leading edge research in the multi-disciplinary areas. You are cor­dially invited to submit your recent research work to the IRC-SET conference. Students from universities, polytechnics and junior colleges are warmly welcome to present your research and projects in our academic environment. The multi-discipline areas in alphabetical order include, but are not limited to:


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

Paper Submission

All papers should be limited to a maximum length of 6 pages (A4 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 Conference Tour (11-th August 2017)

In addition, IRC-SET conference will organize a special conference tour on 11 August 2017 to view the various technologies in A*STAR, NUS, NTU, SUTD and Singapore Science Centre.

Tour details are available @ IRC-SET 2017 Conference Tour


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

Guest of Honors

Welcome address:

Professor Tit Meng LIM, Chief Executive of Singapore Science Centre, will deliver a welcome address in IRC-SET 2017.

Closing speech and presentation of certificates:

Professor Huck Hui NG, Executive Director of A*STAR Graduate Academy, will give a closing speech and present the publication certificates.

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission Deadline
30 June 2017

Notification of Acceptance
15 July 2017

Camera-ready Copy Due
1 August 2017


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

Dr. Jizhong LUO Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*STAR, Singapore

Technical Program Co-Chair

Prof. Chau YUEN Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore
Prof. Bharadwaj Veeravalli National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Hwee-Pink TAN Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore
Dr. Aldy Gunawan Singapore Management University, Singapore
Dr. Boon Seng CHEW Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Singapore
Dr. Mandar Godge Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
Dr. Guang CHEN Singapore General Hospital (SGH), Singapore

Finance Chair

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

Publicity Chair

Dr. Aishwarya Bandla NUS, Singapore 

Local Arrangements Chair

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

Sponsorship Chair

Dr. Umayal Lakshmanan ETC, A*STAR, Singapore

Publication Chair

Dr. Victor Peng Cheng WANG Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore

International Advisory Panel Chair

Prof. Lawrence Wai Choong WONG NUS, Singapore

International Advisory Panel

Prof. Janina Mazierska James Cook University, Australia
Prof. Yong-Jin Park Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Prof. Kristin L. Wood SUTD, Singapore
Prof. Wee Sun LEE NUS, Singapore
Prof. Gary TAN NUS, Singapore
Prof. Chip Hong CHANG NTU, Singapore
Prof. Maode MA NTU, Singapore
Prof. Lun-De Liao National Health Research Institute, Taiwan

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
Dr. Guoxian TAN, Raffles Institution
Dr. Sher-Yi CHIAM, NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Organized by
Technically Co-Sponsored by
Supported By

Education Society Singapore Chapter
Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Singapore Chapter
Broadcast Technology Society Singapore Chapter
Singapore Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group

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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