Filtered by: Department of Computer Science

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 & Analytics 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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Transforming patient care in the digital age

22 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

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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 & Analytics 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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NUS Computing students win the DatadrivenSG Hackathon

26 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

26 October 2016 – A team of five NUS Computing students won the DatadrivenSG Hackathon held from 21 to 23 October.

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NUS and Singtel launch cybersecurity lab

25 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS and Singtel have launched the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research and Development Laboratory (NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Lab). The facility will conduct research and develop capabilities and innovative solutions that defend Singapore’s public entities, businesses and individuals from cyber threats.

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NUS and Singtel establish the Cyber Security Research and Development Lab

25 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Cybersecurity Information Security

 

25 October 2016 - NUS and local telecommunications company Singtel have jointly launched the $42.8 million NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research and Development Laboratory that will facilitate the research and development of solutions to cope with cyber threats.

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‘List of Programmers’ wins the CS1101S Sumobot Contest

20 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

20 October 2016 - Computing Science and Computing Engineering students who are enrolled in this semester’s CS1101S Programming Methodology participated in the CS1101S Sumobot Contest last Wednesday evening.

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NUS Greyhats wins 7th Singapore Cyber Conquest

14 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Student Cybersecurity Information Security

 

14 October 2016 – NUS Greyhats, a special interest group at NUS Computing that aims to spark students' interest in information security and advance the level of security proficiency, won the 7th Singapore Cyber Conquest and also secured three other top ten positions at the competition.

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Computer Science student wins National Infocomm Scholarship

14 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

14 October 2016 - First-year Computer Science student Quek Kai Yu was presented with the National Infocomm Scholarship at the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) Awards Ceremony held yesterday at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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