Filtered by: Department of Computer Science

NUS Greyhats win invitation-only SWaT Security Showdown

10 August 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

10 August 2016 – Members of NUS Greyhats secured first place at the SWaT Security Showdown (S3), an invitation-only contest that was held late last month with participants from local and international universities and organisations.

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Carousell spins $35m series B to expand community shopping app

02 August 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Carousell, whose Vice President of the International division Jia Jih Chai is an alumnus of the Computing Engineering program, announced US$35 million in series B funding, which is lead by Rakuten Ventures, with Sequoia India, Golden Gate Ventures, and 500 Startups also contributing some of the cash.

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NUS students builds electric aircraft touted to be the lightest of its kind

28 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Associate Professor Martin Henz supervised a team of eight NUS engineering students in the construction of an aircraft called The Delta for a new National Geographic Channel series called Machine Impossible.

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The real reasons why Singapore lacks good engineers, according to GIC’s ex-chief economist

18 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Associate Professor Ben Leong's Jedi and stormtrooper analogy is cited as one of the explanations for a lack of engineers in Singapore.

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Dr. Zhao Shengdong wins ICACHI Outstanding Young Leader in HCI award

15 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

15 July 2016 – Dr. Zhao Shengdong has received the Outstanding Young (Chinese) Leader in HCI award for his work in the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) from the International Chinese Association of Computer Human Interaction (ICACHI).

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NUS president urges computing graduates to embrace lifelong learning for future success

07 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Addressing computing graduates at the main ceremony of the NUS Commencement 2016, President Tan Chorh Chuan said that the field of computing is perhaps the most rapidly changing of fields, where knowledge and skills can become obsolete very quickly. Hence, lifelong learning and re-skilling is a must-have and not just a good-to-have for your future success.

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New dean on board

07 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

NUS appointed Professor Mohan Kankanhalli as the new Dean of the School of Computing. Prof Kankanhalli took over from Professor David S Rosenblum effective 1 July 2016.

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NUS Computing welcomes new faculty members

01 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

01 July 2016 – NUS Computing welcomes four new faculty members to the Department of Computer Science and one new faculty member to the Department of Information Systems.

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Gender imbalance: Are females missing out on Singapore's tech revolution?

17 June 2016 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Only 32 per cent of current undergraduates in its School of Computing are female. But students note that while the numbers are imbalanced, the culture within these departments does not discriminate against females and as long as one is willing to learn and put in effort, one will not be left behind.

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Microsoft tie-up on data science

27 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS will collaborate with Microsoft to develop a series of industry-relevant data science research and education initiatives which will benefit the industry and academia in Singapore and the Asia Pacific.

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Team RRwatameda achieves best ICPC World Finals performance in 15 years

27 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Student Algorithms & Theory

 

27 May 2016 – NUS Computing’s Team RRwatameda placed 14th in the 2016 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Phuket, Thailand last week, just shy of the coveted top-12 medal positions.

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This cool heatmap by a student shows you where all of Singapore’s taxis are right now

11 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Computer Science student Joseph Tang created a heatmap showing where all of Singapore’s taxis are in real-time by retrieving the data from the government’s open data initiative.

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NUS President, researchers receive prestigious fellowship

10 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Professor Ooi Beng Chin, who is a Distinguished Professor at NUS Computer Science department and Director of the Interactive and Digital Media Institute at NUS, was awarded a fellowship by the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS).

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Snowstorm 'flies' to London

09 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Singapore’s first personal flying machine Snowstorm, which is co-supervised by Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Computer Science department, will soon take its longest flight yet — to London.

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Robot receptionist, driverless cart: Singapore eyes a slice of the artificial intelligence pie

20 April 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computing Science Professor Lee Wee Sun says "true" AI is still far off in the future because there are four requirements for software before it can be deemed "intelligent": learning, planning, reasoning and knowledge representation.

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NUS Computing launches Matchapreneur, a startup matchmaking service

12 April 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

12 April 2016 – Last month, NUS Computing launched its new matchmaking service for startups, Matchapreneur, which included a live ‘nanopitching’ and speed dating event that was held on 23rd March at the school.

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How Tay Wei Kiat grew Originally US from $500 startup to thriving mobile app business

20 March 2016 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

 

Mr Tay Wei Kiat, co-founder of local start-up Originally US, and Torin Nguyen, an alumnus of NUS Computing, started the business in 2014 with just $500 in capital. Now, two years later, the mobile application development business is "on track" to break seven digits in annual revenue. It has even expanded to include an office in Vietnam.

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NUS computing courses on par with law, medicine and business studies

12 March 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

Once shunned by top students, computing degrees are now finding favour, with applicants being attracted by better job prospects and working in technology firms. Higher demand for courses offered by the National University of Singapore's School of Computing pushed up the grades of students it accepted last year, putting it on a par with other competitive courses like law, medicine and business.

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The engineers strike back

19 February 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computer Science Associate Professor Ben Leong gives his take on the bifurcation of the software industry in Singapore, which accounts for the diverging pays of software engineers.

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National Cybersecurity R&D laboratory to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

A National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be operational by the end of this year. The NUS School of Computing's security research group will be tasked with setting up the laboratory.

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