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NUS students builds electric aircraft touted to be the lightest of its kind

28 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Associate Professor Martin Henz supervised a team of eight NUS engineering students in the construction of an aircraft called The Delta for a new National Geographic Channel series called Machine Impossible.

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The real reasons why Singapore lacks good engineers, according to GIC’s ex-chief economist

18 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Associate Professor Ben Leong's Jedi and stormtrooper analogy is cited as one of the explanations for a lack of engineers in Singapore.

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Dr. Zhao Shengdong wins ICACHI Outstanding Young Leader in HCI award

15 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

15 July 2016 – Dr. Zhao Shengdong has received the Outstanding Young (Chinese) Leader in HCI award for his work in the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) from the International Chinese Association of Computer Human Interaction (ICACHI).

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New dean on board

07 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

NUS appointed Professor Mohan Kankanhalli as the new Dean of the School of Computing. Prof Kankanhalli took over from Professor David S Rosenblum effective 1 July 2016.

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NUS Computing welcomes new faculty members

01 July 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

01 July 2016 – NUS Computing welcomes four new faculty members to the Department of Computer Science and one new faculty member to the Department of Information Systems.

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Microsoft tie-up on data science

27 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

NUS will collaborate with Microsoft to develop a series of industry-relevant data science research and education initiatives which will benefit the industry and academia in Singapore and the Asia Pacific.

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NUS President, researchers receive prestigious fellowship

10 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Professor Ooi Beng Chin, who is a Distinguished Professor at NUS Computer Science department and Director of the Interactive and Digital Media Institute at NUS, was awarded a fellowship by the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS).

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Snowstorm 'flies' to London

09 May 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Singapore’s first personal flying machine Snowstorm, which is co-supervised by Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Computer Science department, will soon take its longest flight yet — to London.

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Singapore’s startup ecosystem: Have we arrived?

06 May 2016 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

Professor Francis Yeoh of the Department of Information Systems lays out how the dramatic and visible changes of Singapore's entrepreneurial landscape over the last decade, particularly in the last five years, came about.

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Robot receptionist, driverless cart: Singapore eyes a slice of the artificial intelligence pie

20 April 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computing Science Professor Lee Wee Sun says "true" AI is still far off in the future because there are four requirements for software before it can be deemed "intelligent": learning, planning, reasoning and knowledge representation.

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NUS Computing launches Matchapreneur, a startup matchmaking service

12 April 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

12 April 2016 – Last month, NUS Computing launched its new matchmaking service for startups, Matchapreneur, which included a live ‘nanopitching’ and speed dating event that was held on 23rd March at the school.

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A start-up opportunity beckons – school will have to wait

06 April 2016 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

Professor Francis Yeoh examines the merits of putting school on hold to start companies in Singapore.

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NUS computing courses on par with law, medicine and business studies

12 March 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

 

Once shunned by top students, computing degrees are now finding favour, with applicants being attracted by better job prospects and working in technology firms. Higher demand for courses offered by the National University of Singapore's School of Computing pushed up the grades of students it accepted last year, putting it on a par with other competitive courses like law, medicine and business.

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The engineers strike back

19 February 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

Computer Science Associate Professor Ben Leong gives his take on the bifurcation of the software industry in Singapore, which accounts for the diverging pays of software engineers.

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National cybersecurity R&D laboratory to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

A National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be operational by the end of this year. The NUS School of Computing's security research group will be tasked with setting up the laboratory.

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National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at NUS School of Computing to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Cybersecurity Information Security News Media

 

The National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory, which will be set up by the security research group at the NUS School of Computing, will be operational by the end of this year.

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Joining hands for cybersecurity

13 January 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Cybersecurity Information Security News Media

 

The University has been awarded almost $1 million through three NUS Computing and NUS Mechanical Engineering projects, which aim to create a more resilient global cyberspace, under the inaugural Singapore-UK Joint Grant Call for Cybersecurity Research.

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Dr. Darren Carlson and collaborators win Best Demo Award at IOT 2015

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

05 November 2015 - Dr. Darren Carlson and his collaborators won the Best Demo Award at the 5th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2015) that was held in Seoul, South Korea, in late October.

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PhD student and collaborators win 2nd place at MM 2015 Yahoo-flickr Challenge

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

05 November 2015 – Fourth year PhD student Rajiv Ratn Shah, Associate Professor Roger Zimmerman and their collaborators won second place in the Yahoo-flickr Event Summarization Challenge at ACM Multimedia 2015 (MM 2015), which was held in Brisbane, Australia in late October.

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Dr. Yin Kangkang wins Best Paper Award at SCA 2015

19 October 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

19 October 2015 – Dr. Yin Kangkang and her collaborators won the Best Paper Award for their paper entitled ‘Learning Reduced-Order Feedback Policies for Motion Skills’, at the ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2015 (SCA 2015) that was held in Los Angeles in early August.

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