NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/alumnews 2017-12-14T05:03:15+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management 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> 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>