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SAP rolls out Student Entrepreneurship programme at NUS

19 September 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

SAP AG has introduced its Student Entrepreneurship programme to the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing, following the global launch earlier this year. The programme encourages student entrepreneurs and early startups to use SAP’s technology platform to develop new applications and launch successful startup ventures.

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Conference addresses healthcare concerns with analytics

30 July 2014 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

IT and healthcare experts from around the world gathered at the 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare held from 22 to 24 July to discuss the application of the two types of technologies in a clinical setting. The Conference was organised by NUS’ Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) and the NUS School of Computing’s Department of Information Systems.

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MOH exploring secure platform to analyse healthcare tech data

24 July 2014 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

The Ministry of Health will explore the possibility of providing a secure platform that will analyse technological data gathered from healthcare institutions. It may sit on top of an information technology architecture which can link up data sources from public healthcare institutions and partner healthcare organisations. This announcement was made at the 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare which was organised by NUS’ Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) and the NUS School of Computing’s Department of Information Systems.

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Computing is cool again - more and better students apply for courses in NUS

22 July 2014 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

The School of Computing - which offers the largest number of degree courses in computer science, information systems and business analytics in Singapore - has seen a rise in the quantity and quality of applications.

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NUS team’s e-bike claims third spot in international rally

01 July 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The modified electric motorcycle of Team FrogWorks, of which Associate Professor Martin Henz is a member, did NUS proud when the team tied for third place in the e-bike category at the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) 2014 rally, held in Europe from 31 May to 8 June.

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Who's teaching the next Zuckerberg: an interview with computer science Prof. Ben Leong

06 June 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computer Science Prof. Ben Leong shares what he sees as the possibilities for computing, why computer scientists need to reach across academic aisles, and how true failure in life doesn’t happen when we fall down, but when we give up entirely.

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Current gaming trends

12 May 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Dr. Anand Bhojan, who teaches Game Development at NUS Computing, explains how recent advancements in mobile device technologies, app stores, social networks and freemium business models have resulted in drastic shifts in the gaming industry.

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NUS goes big on online courses

04 May 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS is forging ahead to boost efforts in online learning as part of its plans to extend its flipped classroom approach. Fourteen more online courses, ranging from modules in engineering and business to literature and computing, will be introduced for NUS undergraduates, up from the current two. Assistant Professor Ben Leong of the Department of Computer Science says that the tactic of gamification- turning tasks into missions and quests, complete with scores, to engage students online.

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Adding coding to the curriculum

23 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In an interview with The New York Times, Prof. Min-Yen Kan said that Singapore, like other countries, was planning to introduce coding to schoolchildren. He said that even in such a technology-friendly society, the field’s image was improving only slowly.

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Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme

12 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know or trust – a situation encountered often on the internet and in everyday life, for example at a bank's ATM. "Having quantum cryptography to hand is a realistic prospect, I think. I expect that quantum technologies will gradually become integrated with existing devices such as smartphones, allowing us to do things like identify ourselves securely or generate encryption keys," says Stephanie Wehner, a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore, and co-author on the paper.

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NUS-Microsoft tie-up to boost start-ups

08 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS Computing and Microsoft inked a pact called Microsoft College Startup which will allow business-minded computing students to get a helping hand from the tech giant in fast-tracking their innovation and ideas into startups.

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Healthcare analytics can help experts to provide better service

11 July 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

The two-day international conference on health data management, called Address Challenges and Strategies in Managing and Analysing Big Data in Healthcare, is hosted by the National University of Singapore.

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NUS honours innovators in video software, dialysis industry

17 May 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Adjunct Professor Pete Kellock has been honoured at this year's NUS Innovation and Enterprise Awards for his contributions to muvee technologies.

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Paper cutouts come to life with AutoGami

30 April 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

Getting homemade paper crafts to move on their own would normally require having a technological whizkid in the house. Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Shen Zhao and PhD student Kening Zhu have debuted the AutoGami toolkit that can bring the wackiest cutouts to life in no time at all.

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NUS launches new business analysis degree

13 March 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

To boost the pool of business analysts, NUS will be offering a new degree in August. The multidisciplinary Business Analytics programme will be based in the School of Computing.

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Course framed as a game proves a hit with students

13 October 2012 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

As part of NUS's pilot initiatives to use technology to stimulate learning among students, NUS Computing Assistant Professor Ben Leong has adopted the novel teaching approach of gaming in his lessons. Assignments in his computer programming class are divided into multiple missions and students embark on quests- scoring points by answering the questions correctly as well as participating in tutorials and the course discussion forum.

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Course to teach health workers infocomm skills

03 March 2012 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Healthcare professionals will get the chance to pick up information technology skills by taking a new course at NUS. The programme will be helmed by NUS Computing, as part of an initiative by the Infocomm Development Authority that aims to groom talent in Singapore.

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From ITE to NUS scholar

03 March 2012 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Mr. Ang Jin Hui had a PSLE aggregate score of 146 , ended up in the Normal (Technical) stream in secondary school and then spent two years at ITE before he was admitted into Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Now he is a first-year student under the prestigious University Scholars Programme and pursuing a Bachelor of Computing in Electronic Commerce.

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New one-stop portal to official data

03 August 2011 Faculty News Media

 

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Making computer use easier for seniors

16 April 2011 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

Assistant Professor Zhao Shengdong of the Department of Computer Science and his team of researchers are developing an intelligent computer program that will mould itself to the preferences of its users. A prototype is expected by the end of next year.

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