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NUS Computing welcomes new faculty members

19 January 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

19 January 2017 - NUS Computing welcomes two new faculty members to the Department of Computer Science.

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Alibaba Cloud partners NUS, EZ-Link to boost data capabilities

17 January 2017 Department of Computer Science News Media

 

 ALIBABA Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Jack Ma-founded Alibaba Group, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and EZ-Link to drive cloud computing and data-driven capabilities in the Republic, and better serve enterprises and merchants here.

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Computer Science students secure third place at ACM ICPC Yangon 2016

13 January 2017 Department of Computer Science Student

 

13 January 2017 - A0, a group of three Computer Science students, have placed third out of 60 teams at the 2016 ACM-ICPC Asia Yangon Regional Programming Contest, which was held on 9 December 2016.

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Carousell acquires Malaysian mobile classifieds start-up Duriana

06 January 2017 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Online marketplace Carousell has expanded its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Malaysian-based mobile classifieds start-up Duriana. One of the co-founders of Carousell is Lucas Ngoo, an alumnus of the Computer Engineering program.

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App developed by Dr. Zhao Shengdong is named best iPad app of 2016

27 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

27 December 2016 - Sketchbook Motion, an app developed by Dr. Zhao Shengdong that allows users to add lively effects and subtle movements to still illustrations, has been named Apple’s Best iPad App of 2016.

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Computer Science students win competition at ‘Do You Speak Human?’ workshop

23 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

23 December 2016 - Spatial, a group of NUS Computing students comprising fourth year CS students Bay Chuan Wei Candiie, Chan Jun Wei, Pierce Anderson Fu; and second year CS student Chia Wei Kang, have secured first place in a competition at the Do You Speak Human? workshop.

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Five Singapore scientists in MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list

17 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Assistant professor Prateek Saxena from the Department of Computer Science has been included in the 2016 MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list, which recognises young innovators whose technical work promises great contributions to the world.

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A SPACE10 exploration in Singapore: using conversational technology and AI to foster meaningful interactions

17 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Spatial, a group of NUS Computing students, have secured first place in a competition at the Do You Speak Human? workshop. They set out to fight loneliness amongst the elderly and make it possible to share memories and experiences across distances. With their conversational tech- and AI-powered digital frame, kids and grandchildren would be able to send photos, videos and other messages to their parents and grandparents, who in return could initiate a conversation or make requests based on the received.

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Carousell Caps Off A Successful 2016 With Australian Expansion

09 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Carousell, a consumer-to-consumer marketplace for the buying and selling of goods, announces its expansion into Australia. One of Carousell's co-founders is Lucas Ngoo, an Computer Engineering alumnus.

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Dr. Saxena named regional MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 honoree

08 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

08 December 2016 - Dr. Prateek Saxena has been named one of the ten honorees of the regional MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 for Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan.

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PhD student awarded ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship

05 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

05 December 2016 - Computer Science PhD student Rajiv Ratn Shah has been awarded the prestigious European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) Alain Bensoussan Fellowship.

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Prof. Peh Li Shiuan is named an IEEE Fellow

01 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

01 December 2016 - Provost's Chair Professor Peh Li Shiuan has been named a 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow, in recognition of her contributions to the architecture and design automation of networks-on-chip.

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NUS Computing alumni win Y Combinator Fellowship

29 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum

 

29 November 2016 - Two NUS Computing alumni won the Y Combinator (YC) Fellowship, which gave them the opportunity to work with Y Combinator at Silicon Valley for two months (June to July) this year to refine their startup and refine their pitch to investors.

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NUS Computing students exhibit their works at the 9th SoC Term Project Showcase

23 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty Student

 

23 November 2016 - The 9th SoC Term Project Showcase (STePS) was held at COM1-Level 2 on 11 November from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event involved some 118 students from five modules showcasing their works as well as 12 students presenting their module independent projects (MIPs) and final year projects (FYPs).

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Prof. Roger Zimmermann and his students receive Best Paper Award

21 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student

 

21 November 2016 - Associate Professor Roger Zimmermann from the Department of Computer Science and two of his students, Yin Yifang and Rajiv Ratn Shah, have won the Best Paper Award for their paper titled "A General Feature-Based Map Matching Framework with Trajectory Simplification".

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Computer Science PhD student is awarded the 2016 Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship

18 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

17 November 2016 - Computer Science PhD student Luu The Loi has been awarded the 2016 Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) Fellowship. The Fellowship will provide him with a 3-month visiting research opportunity to conduct research at a top international research institute, under the guidance of an experienced researcher.

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Fintech startup FitSense is one of the winners of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator

16 November 2016 Department of Computer Science SeSaMe News Media

 

FitSense,a spin-off of NUS Computing's SeSaMe Research Centre, was named one of three winners of the inaugural Global FinTech Hackcelerator. FitSense is a company that aims to help health and life insurance companies personalise products and services using customers' data.

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TeamTam places second and fourth at the ACM ICPC regionals

14 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

14 November 2016 - TeamTam, a team of three NUS Computing students, came in second at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Jakarta Regional Contest and fourth at the Asia Bangkok Regional Contest.

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Dr. Bryan Low is appointed Global Future Council Fellow

11 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

11 November 2016 - Assistant Professor Bryan Low has been appointed World Economic Forum Global Future Council Fellow for The Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics.

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NUS Computing donates computers to a Cambodian school

11 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty

 

11 November 2016 - NUS Computing donated 53 computers to a school in Cambodia in July this year. The PCs arrived in mid-August at The Methodist School of Cambodia in Phnom Penh and were set up in September, in preparation for the new academic year which began in October.

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