NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/alumnews 2017-09-22T11:10:43+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Singaporean start-up Doctorbell enhances patient care using digital health 2017-09-13T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-13T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2139:2017doctorbell comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Digital health start-up Doctorbell has started a collaboration with the Singapore General Hospital Accident &amp; Emergency (A&amp;E) to develop interventional patient engagement systems to reduce costly readmissions. Doctorbell was founded by NUS Computing Alumni Patrick Poh, Ming Xiang Tham and Nicholas Chewin mid 2016, and is a full-fledged patient engagement system that enhances patient education, healthcare provider productivity, and facilitates patient-doctor communication.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Digital health start-up Doctorbell has started a collaboration with the Singapore General Hospital Accident &amp; Emergency (A&amp;E) to develop interventional patient engagement systems to reduce costly readmissions. Doctorbell was founded by NUS Computing Alumni Patrick Poh, Ming Xiang Tham and Nicholas Chewin mid 2016, and is a full-fledged patient engagement system that enhances patient education, healthcare provider productivity, and facilitates patient-doctor communication.</p> NUS Computing receives NUS Giving Top Achievement Award 2017-09-11T12:28:00+08:00 2017-09-11T12:28:00+08:00 /?id=2134:2017nusgivingaward comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">11 September 2017 –&nbsp;NUS Computing received the Top Achievement Award for having the most number of graduates participating in the recent <a href="http://giving.nus.edu.sg/how-to-give/commencement-class-giving/">Commencement Class Giving 2017 campaign</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">11 September 2017 –&nbsp;NUS Computing received the Top Achievement Award for having the most number of graduates participating in the recent <a href="http://giving.nus.edu.sg/how-to-give/commencement-class-giving/">Commencement Class Giving 2017 campaign</a>.</p> A flair for tech and business 2017-07-11T09:05:00+08:00 2017-07-11T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2130:2017limguohong comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Lim Guo Hong, a recent Information Systems graduate, founded a globally successful start-up that was acquired for close to $1.6 million, all before he graduated from university. The online car-rental start-up, RC9, was set up by Guo Hong in his undergraduate days and was used in more than 7,300 locations across 150 countries.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Lim Guo Hong, a recent Information Systems graduate, founded a globally successful start-up that was acquired for close to $1.6 million, all before he graduated from university. The online car-rental start-up, RC9, was set up by Guo Hong in his undergraduate days and was used in more than 7,300 locations across 150 countries.</p> NUS Computing alumni part of winning team at AirAsia hackathon 2017-03-29T08:56:00+08:00 2017-03-29T08:56:00+08:00 /?id=1985:2017-nus-computing-alumni-part-of-winning-team-at-airasia-hackathon Janvin Teo <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>29 March 2017 – Team Aviato, a group of five NUS and NTU alumni, won the Airvolution hackathon organized by budget carrier AirAsia.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>29 March 2017 – Team Aviato, a group of five NUS and NTU alumni, won the Airvolution hackathon organized by budget carrier AirAsia.</p> InvestingNote, a social network for investors by investors 2017-03-18T12:05:00+08:00 2017-03-18T12:05:00+08:00 /?id=1968:2017-investingnote-a-social-network-for-investors-by-investors Janvin Teo <p>&nbsp;Founded by Information Systems alumnus Shanison Lin, InvestingNote is a platform that allows users to keep their own e-journals for their investments.</p> <p>&nbsp;Founded by Information Systems alumnus Shanison Lin, InvestingNote is a platform that allows users to keep their own e-journals for their investments.</p> Real-life Dream Coders of Singapore 2017-03-02T12:05:00+08:00 2017-03-02T12:05:00+08:00 /?id=1925:2017-real-life-dream-coders-of-singapore-nm Janvin Teo <p>Information Systems graduate Lester Chan is the Head of Engineering at Tech in Asia. He is in charge of the engineering team that develops product features and manages server infrastructure.</p> <p>Information Systems graduate Lester Chan is the Head of Engineering at Tech in Asia. He is in charge of the engineering team that develops product features and manages server infrastructure.</p> Taking the path less travelled, to make a real difference 2017-02-21T12:05:00+08:00 2017-02-21T12:05:00+08:00 /?id=1924:2017-taking-the-path-less-travelled-to-make-a-real-difference-nm Janvin Teo <p>Computer Engineering alumnus Mohan Belani is the chief executive officer and co-founder of e27.co, an online platform which serves as an intermediary matching entrepreneurs, investors, and people looking for work in an innovation-led environment. What inspired him to create his own start-up was his year-long experience working at a new e-commerce outfit in Silicon Valley as part of NUS's Overseas Colleges (NOC) programme.</p> <p>Computer Engineering alumnus Mohan Belani is the chief executive officer and co-founder of e27.co, an online platform which serves as an intermediary matching entrepreneurs, investors, and people looking for work in an innovation-led environment. What inspired him to create his own start-up was his year-long experience working at a new e-commerce outfit in Silicon Valley as part of NUS's Overseas Colleges (NOC) programme.</p> Overseas internships open doors for aspiring entrepreneurs 2017-02-09T16:05:00+08:00 2017-02-09T16:05:00+08:00 /?id=1896:2017overseas-internships-open-doors-for-aspiring-entrepreneursnm Janvin Teo <p>To Computer Engineering alumnus Liu Tianwei, an internship at Silicon Valley in the United States — when he was still an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS) — proved to be an event that defined the course of his career. The stint laid the foundation for him to start his own company — online peer-to-peer payments start-up Xfers.</p> <p>To Computer Engineering alumnus Liu Tianwei, an internship at Silicon Valley in the United States — when he was still an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS) — proved to be an event that defined the course of his career. The stint laid the foundation for him to start his own company — online peer-to-peer payments start-up Xfers.</p> Carousell acquires Malaysian mobile classifieds start-up Duriana 2017-01-06T08:05:07+08:00 2017-01-06T08:05:07+08:00 /?id=1863:2017carousellacquiresduriananm Janvin Teo <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Online marketplace Carousell has expanded its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Malaysian-based mobile classifieds start-up Duriana. One of the co-founders of Carousell is Lucas Ngoo, an alumnus of the Computer Engineering program.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Online marketplace Carousell has expanded its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Malaysian-based mobile classifieds start-up Duriana. One of the co-founders of Carousell is Lucas Ngoo, an alumnus of the Computer Engineering program.</p> Five Singapore scientists in MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list 2016-12-17T08:05:07+08:00 2016-12-17T08:05:07+08:00 /?id=1857:2016innovatorsunder35nm Janvin Teo <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Assistant professor Prateek Saxena from the Department of Computer Science has been included in the 2016 MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list, which recognises young innovators whose technical work promises great contributions to the world.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Assistant professor Prateek Saxena from the Department of Computer Science has been included in the 2016 MIT 'Innovators Under 35' list, which recognises young innovators whose technical work promises great contributions to the world.</p>