The Artificial Intelligence Research Unit (AiRU) was initiated in 1998 as a research group with IRPA fund for project on Navigational Aid to Visually Impaired (NAVI) in Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Progressively, AiRU was officially established as one of research unit in 2nd December 2010. Currently, AiRU research area is disseminated into 6 research groups namely Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning (KDML), Nano Engineering and Materials (NEMs), Biomimetics Computing (BiRG), Robotics and Intelligent Systems (myRIS), Vision and Language (V&L) and Intelligence Signal Processing (ISP).
- To develop R&D&I project in the fields of artificial intelligence and its applications.
- To promote AI technology utilization in Malaysia and Sabah industries.
- To collaborate with industries and research institute for product improvement and commercialization.
Strive to be leading center for R&D&I in the artificial intelligence fields and its applications.