NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/newsmedia 2018-05-26T11:00:51+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management In recognition of excellence 2018-05-14T08:05:00+08:00 2018-05-14T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2405:2018-universityawards comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien from NUS Computing received the Outstanding Educator Award for his efforts to transform learning through new technologies and collaborative ground-up approaches. The Outstanding Educator Award is one of five awards presented at the NUS University Awards to honour faculty members who have distinguished themselves in teaching, research, and service.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien from NUS Computing received the Outstanding Educator Award for his efforts to transform learning through new technologies and collaborative ground-up approaches. The Outstanding Educator Award is one of five awards presented at the NUS University Awards to honour faculty members who have distinguished themselves in teaching, research, and service.</p> Platform makes managing volunteers easier 2018-05-10T08:05:00+08:00 2018-05-10T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2403:2018-bantu comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Information Systems student Nicholas Ooi and Computer Science alumnus Han Lynn, together with FASS students Joshua Foong and Janelle Lee, co-founded Bantu,&nbsp;a platform for organisations to manage their volunteers effectively. Data such as a person's skill set, number of hours volunteered and volunteer locations can be keyed in and pulled up with a click.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Information Systems student Nicholas Ooi and Computer Science alumnus Han Lynn, together with FASS students Joshua Foong and Janelle Lee, co-founded Bantu,&nbsp;a platform for organisations to manage their volunteers effectively. Data such as a person's skill set, number of hours volunteered and volunteer locations can be keyed in and pulled up with a click.</p> Is My Phone Spying On Me? 2018-05-03T08:05:00+08:00 2018-05-03T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2401:2018-talkingpoint comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Senior IT Architect and tech blogger Lai Zit Seng shared his views on voice recognition assistants in smartphones on Mediacorp Channel 5's Talking Point episode on the dangers of smartphones listening in and recording our daily conversations.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Senior IT Architect and tech blogger Lai Zit Seng shared his views on voice recognition assistants in smartphones on Mediacorp Channel 5's Talking Point episode on the dangers of smartphones listening in and recording our daily conversations.&nbsp;</p> Dr Ooi Beng Chin joins board of directors at ComfortDelGro 2018-04-26T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-26T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2399:2018-comfortdelgro comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Distinguished Professor Ooi Beng Chin was recently appointed as a director in transport company ComfortDelGro. Dr Ooi specialises in big data and artificial intelligence.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Distinguished Professor Ooi Beng Chin was recently appointed as a director in transport company ComfortDelGro. Dr Ooi specialises in big data and artificial intelligence.&nbsp;</p> S'pore Firm Behind Roti-Making Robot Earned US$20M Sales In First Year - Now Raised US$30M Funding 2018-04-18T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-18T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2391:2018-zimplistic comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Zimplistic, the parent company behind the fully-automated flatbread-making robot Rotimatic, has just secured S$39.3 million in funding.&nbsp;Rishi Israni, Computer Science alumnus, is the CEO and co-founder of Zimplistic. he founded the company with his wife in 2008 and created Rotimatic, a fully-automated flatbread-making robot.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Zimplistic, the parent company behind the fully-automated flatbread-making robot Rotimatic, has just secured S$39.3 million in funding.&nbsp;Rishi Israni, Computer Science alumnus, is the CEO and co-founder of Zimplistic. he founded the company with his wife in 2008 and created Rotimatic, a fully-automated flatbread-making robot.</p> Singapore's Dexecure raises US$762K in seed funding to help speed up sites by 40% 2018-04-17T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-17T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2386:2018-dexecure comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Dexecure, a software startup started by NUS Computing alumnus Inian&nbsp;Parameshwaran, announced that it has raised S$1million seed funding. The platform&nbsp;aims to help businesses speed up their mobile and desktop sites by 40 per cent using the startup’s unique algorithm.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Dexecure, a software startup started by NUS Computing alumnus Inian&nbsp;Parameshwaran, announced that it has raised S$1million seed funding. The platform&nbsp;aims to help businesses speed up their mobile and desktop sites by 40 per cent using the startup’s unique algorithm.</p> A 27-year-old PhD holder has a plan to make blockchain mainstream 2018-04-12T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-12T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2382:2018-kyber-network comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Loi Luu, a 27 year old PhD computer science graduate from NUS Computing, researched about cryptocurrencies and the security of smart contracts during his studies. He is the CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network, a novel and simple-to-use completely decentralised exchange that lives entirely on the blockchain. The exchange aims to convert one crptocurrency to another within seconds.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Loi Luu, a 27 year old PhD computer science graduate from NUS Computing, researched about cryptocurrencies and the security of smart contracts during his studies. He is the CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network, a novel and simple-to-use completely decentralised exchange that lives entirely on the blockchain. The exchange aims to convert one crptocurrency to another within seconds.&nbsp;</p> Top 25 Artificial Intelligence Companies 2018-04-10T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-10T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2385:2018-top-ai-companies comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">ViSenze, an image recognition startup that began in NUS Computing, was named as one of the top 25 Artificial Intelligence companies in 2018. ViSenze was founded by Professor Chua Tat Seng and NUS Computing alumnus Li Guangda.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">ViSenze, an image recognition startup that began in NUS Computing, was named as one of the top 25 Artificial Intelligence companies in 2018. ViSenze was founded by Professor Chua Tat Seng and NUS Computing alumnus Li Guangda.</p> Gotcha! Organisations and brands get creative with April Fool's Day pranks 2018-04-01T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-01T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2373:2018-april-fools comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">As an April Fools' prank, NUS Computing announced a new initiative to encourage students to sleep more. Dubbed SLEeP (Student Lull Encouragement Programme), students who clock in an average of eight hours per day will be rewarded with a 0.1 increase in their CAP score.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">As an April Fools' prank, NUS Computing announced a new initiative to encourage students to sleep more. Dubbed SLEeP (Student Lull Encouragement Programme), students who clock in an average of eight hours per day will be rewarded with a 0.1 increase in their CAP score.&nbsp;</p> Industry 4.0 2018-04-01T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-01T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2381:2018-industry-4-0 comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">At the recent Ho Chi Minh City Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (HAWEE) conference, Assistant Professor Phan Tuan Quang shared his insights on the prospects and values that Industry 4.0 can bring to manufacturing, businesses and daily life applications.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">At the recent Ho Chi Minh City Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (HAWEE) conference, Assistant Professor Phan Tuan Quang shared his insights on the prospects and values that Industry 4.0 can bring to manufacturing, businesses and daily life applications.</p>