11 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty


11 October 2016 - Professor Ooi Beng Chin has been awarded the prestigious 2016 China Computer Federation (CCF) Overseas Outstanding Contributions Award for his research in the field of database.

This award is presented to non-Chinese citizen researchers who have made and continue to make outstanding contributions to the field of computing in China.

Professor Ooi is cited for his research that aims at improving companies’ productivity. In recent years, he has also committed much of his research efforts to the field of big data analytics, identifying limitations to a present programming model and redesigning its framework. Professor Ooi has also been recognized for his commitment to the research cooperation and academic exchange between NUS faculty members and various Chinese universities, as well as his effort in raising the latter’s standard of research and teaching in the field of database.

Click here for the report on this award in Chinese.