NUS Computing - News /about/depts/cs/news/Array Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:00:04 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb comlimsi@nus.edu.sg (NUS) Campus Hunter Episode 3 /?id=2653:2018-campus-hunter /?id=2653:2018-campus-hunter Two YES933 deejays visit various Singapore universities to discover the different inventions created by students. YES933 deejay Cai Weibin visited NUS Computing's makerspace, Makers@SOC, to test out Silver Flexer, an elderly exercise machine created by NUS Engineering and NUS Computing students for the Robots@NUS competition held earlier this year.

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Campus Hunter Episode 3 Sun, 08 Jul 2018 08:05:00 +0800
NUS Computing alumni and students excel at Smart Living Hackathon /?id=2641:2018-smart-living-hack /?id=2641:2018-smart-living-hack 2 July 2018 – Four teams comprising of NUS Computing students and alumni swept up four of the five prizes at the Smart Living Hackathon, which was held from 23 to 24 June.

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NUS Computing alumni and students excel at Smart Living Hackathon Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0800
S'pore team wins prize in space tech contest /?id=2638:2018-actinspace /?id=2638:2018-actinspace A team of five Singaporeans, including Year 3 Computer Engineering student Francis Lee, won the Airbus Innovation Prize for proposing 3D printed micro-thrusters on satellites to prevent them re-entering the atmosphere and burn up. The international competition, ActInSpace, was held in France on 27 June. The team was one of five teams in the final round of competition organised by French and European space agencies.

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S'pore team wins prize in space tech contest Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:05:00 +0800
PhD student wins two awards at ACM Multimedia Systems Conference 2018 /?id=2620:2018-acm-mmsys /?id=2620:2018-acm-mmsys 28 June 2018 – NUS Computing PhD student Abdelhak Bentaleb won first place in the Excellence in DASH Award and the best student paper award at the 9th ACM International Conference on Multimedia Systems (ACM MMSys) 2018, held in Amsterdam from 12 to 15 June this year.

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PhD student wins two awards at ACM Multimedia Systems Conference 2018 Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0800
Education Minister visits NUS Computing /?id=2443:2018-minister-visit /?id=2443:2018-minister-visit Education Minister Ong Ye Kung visited NUS Computing's Robot Living Studio and Makers@SoC workspace on 22 June to learn about the school's distinguished research projects and innovative student led projects. 

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Education Minister visits NUS Computing Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:05:00 +0800
How a team of academics built a billion-dollar blockchain startup in Singapore /?id=2497:2018-zilliqa-techinasia /?id=2497:2018-zilliqa-techinasia Zilliqa, a public blockchain network that is based off the research of Assistant Professor Prateek Saxena, hit its billion-dollar market cap in May this year, a little under a year since its founding. It is one of the first Singapore-based blockchain startups to achieve the feat. CEO of Zilliqa and NUS Computing graduate Dong Xinshu shares about Zilliqa and their journey so far.

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How a team of academics built a billion-dollar blockchain startup in Singapore Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:05:00 +0800
Idea to personalise news content with a simple voice command wins top hackathon prize /?id=2437:2018-choo-yan-sheng /?id=2437:2018-choo-yan-sheng NUS Computing alumnus, Choo Yan Sheng, and his team, developed a system that uses voice commands to personalise news content for its user. The team the top prize of $10,000 at the Smart Living Hackathon held from 23 to 24 June.

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Idea to personalise news content with a simple voice command wins top hackathon prize Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:05:00 +0800
NUS Computing students excel at Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2018 /?id=2430:2018-cyber-defenders-discovery-camp /?id=2430:2018-cyber-defenders-discovery-camp 18 June 2018 – Two teams of NUS Computing students emerged as champions and second runner-up at the Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2018, held on 11 June at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

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NUS Computing students excel at Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2018 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0800
Computer-related courses a growing attraction for Singapore students /?id=2427:2018-ong-ye-kung /?id=2427:2018-ong-ye-kung Enrolment in computer-related courses at Singapore's institutes of higher learning has gone up, as Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said that NUS is projecting to admit around 900 students to NUS Computing, an almost 40 per cent increase over last year.

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Computer-related courses a growing attraction for Singapore students Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:05:00 +0800
Fusing Music and Technology to Shape a World Where Everyone Can Learn /?id=2428:2018-dania-murad /?id=2428:2018-dania-murad Having spent her young adulthood in Pakistan, NUS Computing PhD student Dania Murad left her childhood home to explore new ways of fusing music and technology at the Sound & Music Computing Lab in NUS Computing.

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Fusing Music and Technology to Shape a World Where Everyone Can Learn Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:05:00 +0800