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DEX-Lab’s objective is to produce affordable virtual and humanoid robots that are able to talk, understand, recognize people and objects, and provide guidance in different settings. Through algorithms and training, Dex-Lab aims to develop the capability for environment-specific human interactions.
We endeavour to revolutionise the delivery of service by developing a range of virtual social robots that can perform roles across multiple environments.

Prof. Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
Chief Technology Officer

Nadia is an internationally-recognised expert in computer graphics and robotics, having pioneered the modelling of realistic Virtual Humans and authored/co-authored amazingly more than 700 papers. Nadine, her Social Robot invention has received more than 1.2 million video views online, and cited in over 200 publications in international media.

PORTRAIT PHOTOIn recognition of her career achievements, Nadia has received more than 30 honours and awards such as “Woman of the Year”, for early original contribution in computer graphics in Montreal (1987). She was also selected as a Pioneer in Information Technology at the Heinz Nixdorf Computer Museum’s Electronic Wall of Fame in Germany.

As the CTO for Dex-Lab, Nadia is to visualise and inspire the application of her

Currently, Nadia also holds the position of an Adjunct Professor in National Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

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Prof. Daniel Thalmann
Chief Scientist

Since the late 70’s beginning at University of Montreal in Canada, Daniel has carried pioneering research & development on computer graphics and animation. As a distinguished professor, he has published more than 600 papers in Graphics, Animation, and Virtual Reality. He is co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds and member of the editorial board of 12 other journals.

Daniel is an Honorary Professor at the prestigious École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, and is Director of Research Development at MIRALab Sarl. From 2009 to 2017, Daniel was a Visiting Professor at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

Some of the crowning Daniel’s achievements were recognised in the awards he has received, to name but a few the Eurographics Distinguished Career Award in 2010, the Canadian Human Computer Communications Society Achievement Award and the CGI 2015 Career Achievement.

As the Chief Scientist, Daniel brings to Dex-Lab a wide-range of technical know-how social robots, crowd simulation and Virtual Reality.

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Tan Chee Ping
Acting CEO/CFO

Starting his career with Ernst & Young, Chee Ping has more than twenty (20) years of working experience in corporate finance and financial accounting. He has also demonstrated his ability to streamline business operations that drive growth and increase efficiency.

Currently, Chee Ping also holds the position of Group CFO for Nova MSC Berhad, a public-listed technology company.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Degree from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountant.