NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/alumnews 2018-02-23T05:02:46+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Why the Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs 2018-01-08T08:05:00+08:00 2018-01-08T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2304:2017-yeokhengmeng comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">As an experiment, engineer and NUS School of Computing graduate Yeo Kheng Meng managed to get a modern Linux distribution running on a 25-year-old IBM PC from 1993 - an x86 machine that isn't vulnerable to Meltdown or Spectre CPU flaws, due to the fact that it doesn't support out-of-order processing.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">As an experiment, engineer and NUS School of Computing graduate Yeo Kheng Meng managed to get a modern Linux distribution running on a 25-year-old IBM PC from 1993 - an x86 machine that isn't vulnerable to Meltdown or Spectre CPU flaws, due to the fact that it doesn't support out-of-order processing.</p> MSBA alumni win two competitions at CIKM AnalytiCup 2017 2017-12-14T10:00:00+08:00 2017-12-14T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2287:2017-cikm-analyticup comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">14 December 2017 – Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) alumni performed well in the <a href="http://cikm2017.org/CIKM_AnalytiCup_details.html">ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) AnalytiCup 2017</a>, winning two out of the four challenges.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">14 December 2017 – Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) alumni performed well in the <a href="http://cikm2017.org/CIKM_AnalytiCup_details.html">ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) AnalytiCup 2017</a>, winning two out of the four challenges.</p> New Hot Tech Innovators Report Identifies Innovative Startups and In-Store Technologies that Are Driving and Shaping the Future of Smart Retail 2017-12-14T08:05:00+08:00 2017-12-14T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2311:2017-visenze comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm, identified <a href="https://www.visenze.com/">ViSenze</a> as one of seven solutions and innovative companies that look set to drive a retail revolution. ViSenze is co-founded by Professor Chua Tat-Seng and NUS Computing alumnus Li Guang Da. ViSenze uses artificial intelligence to&nbsp;deliver intelligent image recognition solutions to shorten the path of action for consumers to search and discover on the visual web.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm, identified <a href="https://www.visenze.com/">ViSenze</a> as one of seven solutions and innovative companies that look set to drive a retail revolution. ViSenze is co-founded by Professor Chua Tat-Seng and NUS Computing alumnus Li Guang Da. ViSenze uses artificial intelligence to&nbsp;deliver intelligent image recognition solutions to shorten the path of action for consumers to search and discover on the visual web.</p> Meet the Boss – Exclusive Interview with Zilliqa CEO Xinshu Dong 2017-12-09T08:05:00+08:00 2017-12-09T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2302:2017-zilliqa-xinshu comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Zilliqa is a new blockchain platform designed to scale in an open, permission-less distributed network securely with record-breaking transaction times. CEO Dong Xinshu and Blockchain Architect Jia Yaoqi are former PhD students in NUS School of Computing.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Zilliqa is a new blockchain platform designed to scale in an open, permission-less distributed network securely with record-breaking transaction times. CEO Dong Xinshu and Blockchain Architect Jia Yaoqi are former PhD students in NUS School of Computing.</p> NUS honours 15 alumni for outstanding contributions to alma mater and society 2017-11-23T08:05:00+08:00 2017-11-23T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2185:2017-nus-alumni-awards comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Computer Engineering alumnus Lucas Ngoo, with NUS alumni Marcus Tan and Quek Siu Rui, received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award as a team, the first time a team accolade has been presented at the university's biennial alumni awards.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Computer Engineering alumnus Lucas Ngoo, with NUS alumni Marcus Tan and Quek Siu Rui, received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award as a team, the first time a team accolade has been presented at the university's biennial alumni awards.</p> The Story of Jason Choo and 30 Hackathons 2017-11-17T08:05:00+08:00 2017-11-17T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2183:2017-jason-choo comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS School of Computing alumnus Jason Choo's fire for hackathons and entrepreneurship was sparked during his university days, where he was introduced to booming startup ecosystems around the world that focused on bringing tech solutions to businesses. Choo has since participated in 30 hackathons since 2014 and is continuously joining more competitions to satisfy his insatiable thirst for learning about the latest technolgies and innovations across various industries.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS School of Computing alumnus Jason Choo's fire for hackathons and entrepreneurship was sparked during his university days, where he was introduced to booming startup ecosystems around the world that focused on bringing tech solutions to businesses. Choo has since participated in 30 hackathons since 2014 and is continuously joining more competitions to satisfy his insatiable thirst for learning about the latest technolgies and innovations across various industries.</p> Computer Science alumni win Judges’ Choice Award at GameStart 2017 Indie Awards 2017-11-09T08:00:00+08:00 2017-11-09T08:00:00+08:00 /?id=2172:2017songbirdsymphony comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">9 November 2017 – Recent NUS Computing graduates Tan Kang Soon, Muhammad Hanif Bin Ghazali and Eu Yong Xue won the Judges’ Choice Award at the <a href="https://gamestart.asia/gamestart-2017/gamestart-indie-awards/">GameStart 2017 Indie Awards</a>, held in Singapore from 14 to 15 October this year.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">9 November 2017 – Recent NUS Computing graduates Tan Kang Soon, Muhammad Hanif Bin Ghazali and Eu Yong Xue won the Judges’ Choice Award at the <a href="https://gamestart.asia/gamestart-2017/gamestart-indie-awards/">GameStart 2017 Indie Awards</a>, held in Singapore from 14 to 15 October this year.</p> Finding Treasure in 'Trash' - These S'poreans Are Making Us Finish Up Extra Food With Discounts 2017-10-17T08:05:00+08:00 2017-10-17T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2166:2017-treatsure-kenneth-ham comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Computer Science alumnus Kenneth Ham co-founded Treatsure, Singapore's first reservation platform for surplus food. The app shares discounts on surplus food by various F&amp;B outlets, reducing the amount of food waste.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Computer Science alumnus Kenneth Ham co-founded Treatsure, Singapore's first reservation platform for surplus food. The app shares discounts on surplus food by various F&amp;B outlets, reducing the amount of food waste.</p> 'Proptech' takes buildings beyond bricks and mortar 2017-10-03T08:05:00+08:00 2017-10-03T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2158:2017-proptech-takes-buildings-beyond-brick-and-mortar comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Rresh graduate Peter Widjaja set up Hubble, a proptech startup, with his friends while studying Information Systems at the National University of Singapore. Revenue hit a "seven-figure" amount last year and the company has seen the number of clients increase from six last year to 15 by the middle of this year.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Rresh graduate Peter Widjaja set up Hubble, a proptech startup, with his friends while studying Information Systems at the National University of Singapore. Revenue hit a "seven-figure" amount last year and the company has seen the number of clients increase from six last year to 15 by the middle of this year.</p> 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>