NUS Computing - News Media /news/news-media Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:00:03 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb (NUS) Fintech fever gets schools and training institutions abuzz /news/news-media/2175-2017-fintech-fever /news/news-media/2175-2017-fintech-fever Singapore universities have embraced changes brought by fintech as well. NUS School of Computing has introduced a new specialisation in financial technology as part of the school's Information Systems degree programme. It keeps students abreast of industry developments by collaborating with business organisations to develop fintech-related modules. This includes modules on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies as well as agile IT, which are co-developed with the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation and Standard Chartered Bank, respectively.

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Zilliqa Receives Investment from FBG Capital /news/news-media/2179-2017-zilliqa-investment /news/news-media/2179-2017-zilliqa-investment Zilliqa, a high-speed blockchain platform from researchers at NUS Computing, received a strategic investment from FBG Capital, a digital asset management firm. The original scientific research for the project was done in the laboratory of Dr Prateek Saxena, who is now Chief Scientific Officer with Zilliqa.

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Oasis for world's top R&D brains showing results /news/news-media/2177-2017-oasis-r-d /news/news-media/2177-2017-oasis-r-d Professor Peh Li Shiuan, a Singaporean and professor at MIT, studied low-energy electronics as part of MIT's partnership in Create. She has since joined the Department of Computer Science in NUS as a tenured professor to lead systems research, and is working in Singapore full-time.

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