Pictured are researchers from The World Avatar™ team running the booth demonstrations for guests.


On Friday 26 April, CARES hosted a seminar for The World Avatar (TWA) team that combined a seminar with a booth demonstration featuring use cases from the project.

Prof Markus Kraft presented the seminar explaining the benefits of using knowledge graphs and the mechanics of how a digital twin is built.

The improvements for TWA beyond a traditional digital twin are to increase interoperability across diverse data sources and software. Additionally, it is designed to be modular and scalable with the ability to continuously add new concepts and relationships, enabling the system to self-evolve.

The current use cases range from accelerating new material discovery on a molecular level, enabling lab automation on a building level, and facilitating city resilience for energy optimisation and weather crises on a city and district level. These are a handful of examples of the scalable nature of the project.

Top row: Researchers presenting their work to guests, Bottom-left: Prof Markus Kraft presenting the seminar, Bottom-right: A group photo of The World Avatar™ team.

The booth demonstrations allowed guests to interact with these use cases and speak freely with the team. We were thrilled to have a combination of guests from within the CREATE programme and external sources such as the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Accenture, Arup, BNF, the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, NVIDIA, RINA, Siemens, TUVSUD, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore.


The World Avatar™ is an ongoing project between CARES, Computational Modelling Group (CoMo)Computational Modelling Cambridge Ltd. (CMCL), and Computational Modelling Pirmasens GmbH (CMPG). This event is part of a monthly rotation of seminars called the CREATE Seminar series supported by the National Research Foundation (NRF) in Singapore. 

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