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Using smartphone location data without infringing privacy

01 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In a contribution to TODAY's Science section, Associate Professor Stephane Bressan of the Department of Computer Science and his team have developed a method that allows the massive amounts of data stored in smartphones to be used for macro-level planning purposes without compromising the privacy of individuals.

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A/P Ben Leong receives NUS Outstanding Educator Award

30 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

30 April 2015 – Associate Professor Ben Leong was a recipient of the Outstanding Educator Award at the NUS University Awards that was held last Friday at the University Cultural Centre.

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Start-ups need ‘more than ideas and vision’

29 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Sypher Labs, a spin-off company of the Media Management Research Lab managed by Associate Professor Roger Zimmermann from the Department of Computer Science, is in the pilot programme which encourages more local companies to adopt technologies developed at NUS.

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Alumni win BattleHack Singapore with ‘Smart’ Medicine Jars

21 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

21 April 2015 – A team of four NUS alumni beat 37 other teams at BattleHack Singapore with Jarvis, a medication supply management app that they developed during the 24-hour hackathon in late March.

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Quek Yang Sheng wins 2015 SCS IT Youth of the Year Award

20 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

20 April 2015 – First year Computer Science student Quek Yang Sheng was awarded the Singapore Computer Society’s 2015 IT Youth of the Year award at the annual IT Leader Awards, in early March.

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Four First Year NUS Computing Students Win The Great Nabu Challenge

08 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

8 April 2015 – First year NUS Computing students Ronald Kan Wai Leong (Information Systems), Tan Boon Jun (Information Systems), Nicholas Ooi Hsien Loong (Electronic Commerce) and Goh Yuan Tat (Computer Science) are the first place winners of The Great Nabu Challege,

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The Great Nabu Challenge

06 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

First year NUS Computing students Ronald Kan Wai Leong (Information Systems), Tan Boon Jun (Information Systems), Nicholas Ooi Hsien Loong (Electronic Commerce) and Goh Yuan Tat (Computer Science) are the first place winners of The Great Nabu Challege, a hackathon that began with a briefing at the end of September 2014 and concluded recently with its Grand Finals at the IDA Labs@HQ at the end of March this year.

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NUS duo win New York 2015 Smart Cities Hackathon

02 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

2 April 2015 – Two students from the NUS Overseas College New York City programme were the overall winners of the New York 2015 Smart Cities Hackathon that was held early March.

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NUS Computing students win DBS Hackathon 2015

19 March 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

19 March 2015 – A team of four NUS Computing students won first place at the DBS Talent Conference Hackathon 2015 that was held at DBS Asia Hub in Changi Business Park, at the end of February.

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Mr Quek Yang Sheng, IT Youth of the Year, 2015

19 March 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Quek Yang Sheng, Year One Computer Science student at the NUS School of Computing, won the IT Youth Award at the 2015 IT Leader Awards which was held on 6 March.

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NUS emerged winners in SAS Analytics Competition in Singapore

04 February 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

A team of NUS Computing students, comprising Zhu Yexin, Yvonne Peh and Lee Zi Ning, were named the winners of SAS Analytics Competition 2015.

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NUSMods: How did a student-built application become so popular?

29 January 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Digital Senior speaks to Yang Shun, a Computer Science student and the developer behind NUSMods, a timetable builder popular with students.

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Start-up success for students with gumption

13 January 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Wu Wen-xiang, a computer engineering graduate, spent a year taking courses at Stanford University under the NUS Overseas Colleges programme. A year in the red-hot competitive environment of Silicon Valley led to an idea to create software which lets businesses chat online with customers via their websites in real time. He and his partner transformed the idea into a firm named Zopim, which was subsequently bought by an American company Zendesk for nearly US$30 million (S$40.1 million).

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Solar-powered yacht sets sail

27 December 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS’ Team FrogWorks has taken to the waters on a yacht that runs on solar power. The vessel, christened FW2 (short for FrogWorks 2), went for its maiden test run on 20 November along the northern shores of Singapore. Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Department of Computer Science and USP served as the project manager.

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NUS Computing students win the Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014

10 December 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Final year Computer Science student, Tay Yang Shun; fourth year Computer Science & Business Administration student, Lim Keng Kiat; second year Business Analytics student, Chee Wai Hon; and Computer Science alumnus and co-founder of PearComms, Chua Wei Kuan, have won the Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014.

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Mobile RTB ad exchange Smaato shares expertise in revenue generation with NUS Computing students

19 November 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Smaato, the leading global mobile Real-Time Bidding (RTB) ad exchange (SMX) and Supply Side Platform (SSP), is partnering the NUS School of Computing in its 5th showcase of student projects as one of the event’s platinum sponsors. Called the “School of Computing Term Project Showcase” (STePS), the event aims to bring student projects to the next level by providing them with a platform to take their work beyond the classroom to be further developed and commercialized through industry partnerships.

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NUS researchers honoured at President’s Science and Technology Awards

05 November 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS School of Computing Professors Wynne Hsu and Lee Mong Li, who were part of a NUS team, was conferred the President’s Technology Award for the development of a suite of novel eye image analysis technologies. The team used advanced algorithms to develop a platform that allows doctors to detect and track the progression of three major eye diseases which cause blindness as well as to study the onset of systemic vascular diseases such as stroke, heart disease and diabetes.

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Seven cyber security projects to get funding boost from NRF

16 October 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The National Research Foundation (NRF) announced the award of grants to seven research projects, totalling S$42 million in funding under its first National Cybersecurity R&D grant call for proposals.

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Singapore research group highlights difficulties in ‘anonymising’ location data

22 September 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

National University of Singapore researchers Yi Song, Associate Professor Stephane Bressan as well as Daniel Dahlmeier of SAP take a look at one of the big problems with so-called “anonymised” data: the way spatial correlations in mobile data can be used to re-identify individuals in large data sets. The paper which they wrote suggests that individuals can be easily re-identified from large mobile datasets, and that such detailed data poses ‘serious privacy risks’.

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Regional win for Mobilewalla

19 September 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Mobilewalla, an NUS start-up co-founded by Associate Professor Anindya Datta from the School of Computing in 2010, was recognised as the “Enabling Technology Company of the Year in Mobile” at the Mobile Marketing Association’s 2014 SMARTIES APAC awards in early September.

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