About IMI



IMI strives to be an incubator of multidisciplinary cutting edge media related research ideas and establish Singapore as a key player at the forefront of the global interactive digital media revolution.


To forge strong interdisciplinary partnerships amongst other global players thereby bridging the academia and industry through technology transfers and spin-offs.

To facilitate and promote cross-disciplinary collaboration between the natural sciences and social sciences, bridge media systems research and media content research, and challenge the boundaries of R & D innovation in digital media.

To educate the next generation of scientists and technologists in the multi-disciplinary field of interactive digital media (IDM) by harnessing and to leverage on their strong research potential in engineering, design, educational and social science.

"...This research institute is dedicated to creating an environment where technology and creativity can coexist and develop."


ACHIEVEMENTS (2010 - 2019)

  • 472 publications in top journals and conferences

  • 80 Keynote lectures in various international conferences

  • 23 International Awards / Recognitions to Professors and Students

  • 60 research seminars and 16 distinguished lectures

  • 6 International top conferences (CGI’2018, CASA'2015, VRST'2013, VRCAI'2012, CASA'2012 and CGI’2010), 13 workshops as well as 10 joint seminars with other schools

  • Participation in major events: “New Media Village in NTU” in 2011, live video transmission of the humanoid robot at the Swissnex end of year party 2013, BeingThere Centre Open House in 2015, Hightech NTU Day (BTC 3D Telepresence Workshop and Industrial Workshop on 3D Graphics & Virtual Reality) in 2015, Nadine Social Robot at Human+ Exhibition at the ArtScience Museum in 2017, Nadine’s Hand showcased at Lombard Odier’s Rethinking the Future Forum in 2017, BeingTogether Centre Open House in 2017, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to NTU in 2018, Disrupt @ The Bay, Education Disrupt by DBS in 2019, OCBC Learning Festival in 2019

  • Since 2010, IMI has organized 273 visits, with almost 2200 visitors coming from more than 42 countries