NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/stdnews 2018-02-22T05:03:03+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Singapore start-up aims to bring healthcare to Papua New Guinea's needy, one drone at a time 2018-02-15T08:05:00+08:00 2018-02-15T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2343:2018-yonah comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Singapore start-up Yonah, made up of NUS alumni and students, are hoping to build a cargo drone system for hospitals to deliver measles vaccines. NUS Computing student Sriram Sami was enlisted in August 2016 and is now the avionics lead and part of the core team. He is developing and testing an autopilot software based on an open source Ardupilot project.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Singapore start-up Yonah, made up of NUS alumni and students, are hoping to build a cargo drone system for hospitals to deliver measles vaccines. NUS Computing student Sriram Sami was enlisted in August 2016 and is now the avionics lead and part of the core team. He is developing and testing an autopilot software based on an open source Ardupilot project.&nbsp;</p> CFLD-NUS Business Analytics Innovation Challenge 2017 2018-02-13T08:05:00+08:00 2018-02-13T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2341:2018-cfld-ba comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">19 teams from NUS competed in the inaugural China Fortune Land Development (CFLD)-NUS Business Analytics Innovation Challenge 2017. Two teams from the NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) programme won first and third place in the competition. In second place was a team of undergraduate Business Analytics students, the youngest contestants in the challenge.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">19 teams from NUS competed in the inaugural China Fortune Land Development (CFLD)-NUS Business Analytics Innovation Challenge 2017. Two teams from the NUS Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) programme won first and third place in the competition. In second place was a team of undergraduate Business Analytics students, the youngest contestants in the challenge.&nbsp;</p> Silver Flexer wins inaugural Robots@NUS Competition 2018-01-12T10:00:00+08:00 2018-01-12T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2309:2018-robots comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">12 January 2018 – NUS students Chua Song Yu, Heng Meng Pei and Clement Tan, makers of Silver Flexer, emerged champions in the first <a href="http://blog.nus.edu.sg/nusroboticmakercomp17/">Robots@NUS Competition</a>, held on 8 January this year.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">12 January 2018 – NUS students Chua Song Yu, Heng Meng Pei and Clement Tan, makers of Silver Flexer, emerged champions in the first <a href="http://blog.nus.edu.sg/nusroboticmakercomp17/">Robots@NUS Competition</a>, held on 8 January this year.</p> Strong Performance from NUS Computing in 2017 ACM-ICPC Regional Contests 2018-01-03T10:00:00+08:00 2018-01-03T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2303:2017-icpc comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">3 January 2018 – NUS teams excelled at four <a href="https://icpc.baylor.edu/">ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest</a> (ICPC) regional contests held last month, from 8 to 22 December.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">3 January 2018 – NUS teams excelled at four <a href="https://icpc.baylor.edu/">ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest</a> (ICPC) regional contests held last month, from 8 to 22 December.</p> PhD student wins Best Student Paper Award at APSIPA ASC 2017 2017-12-28T08:00:00+08:00 2017-12-28T08:00:00+08:00 /?id=2301:2017-apsipa-asc comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">28 December 2017 – Computer Science PhD student <a href="https://www.smcnus.org/profile/chitralekha-gupta/">Chitralekha Gupta</a> won the <a href="http://apsipa2017.org/">Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference</a> (APSIPA ASC) 2017 Best Student Paper Award.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">28 December 2017 – Computer Science PhD student <a href="https://www.smcnus.org/profile/chitralekha-gupta/">Chitralekha Gupta</a> won the <a href="http://apsipa2017.org/">Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference</a> (APSIPA ASC) 2017 Best Student Paper Award.</p> Singapore drone frees your fingers to take photos 2017-12-06T08:05:00+08:00 2017-12-06T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2196:2017-xpose-drone comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">As more people shoot pictures and videos from consumer drones, researchers in Singapore have found a way round the frustrating task of framing and taking photos while manually piloting the craft. The researchers from the National University of Singapore say their prototype, based on a Parrot Bebop quadcopter, relies mainly on a single monocular camera and works reliably even when there is no GPS signal.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">As more people shoot pictures and videos from consumer drones, researchers in Singapore have found a way round the frustrating task of framing and taking photos while manually piloting the craft. The researchers from the National University of Singapore say their prototype, based on a Parrot Bebop quadcopter, relies mainly on a single monocular camera and works reliably even when there is no GPS signal.</p> Picture Perfect: How Two Guys Changed Drone Photography 2017-11-27T16:45:00+08:00 2017-11-27T16:45:00+08:00 /?id=2187:2017-picture-perfect comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">27 November 2017 — It is the 28th of July 2016. A crowd is gathered around a marked off area near the entrance of Level 2, COM1. Among them are NUS President, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, and NUS Provost, Professor Tan Eng Chye.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">27 November 2017 — It is the 28th of July 2016. A crowd is gathered around a marked off area near the entrance of Level 2, COM1. Among them are NUS President, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, and NUS Provost, Professor Tan Eng Chye.</p> Computing students win first place at 2017 ACM ICPC Asia Jakarta Regional Contest 2017-11-16T10:00:00+08:00 2017-11-16T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2182:2017-icpc-jakarta comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">16 November 2017 – Computer Science students Phan Duc Nhat Minh, Vu Dinh Quang Dat and Le Xuan Manh won first place at the 2017 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) <a href="https://competition.binus.ac.id/icpc2017/index.php/main">Asia Jakarta Regional Contest</a>, held in Bina Nusantara (BINUS) University from 10th to 13th November this year.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">16 November 2017 – Computer Science students Phan Duc Nhat Minh, Vu Dinh Quang Dat and Le Xuan Manh won first place at the 2017 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) <a href="https://competition.binus.ac.id/icpc2017/index.php/main">Asia Jakarta Regional Contest</a>, held in Bina Nusantara (BINUS) University from 10th to 13th November this year.</p> Computing for Voluntary Welfare Organisations (CVWO) celebrates 10th Anniversary 2017-11-10T10:00:00+08:00 2017-11-10T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2174:2017cvwo-10-anniversary comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">10 November 2017 – <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~vwo/">Computing for Voluntary Welfare Organisations</a> (CVWO), an initiative founded by <a href="https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~bleong/">Associate Professor Ben Leong</a> and spearheaded by NUS Computing students, celebrated its 10th anniversary yesterday.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">10 November 2017 – <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~vwo/">Computing for Voluntary Welfare Organisations</a> (CVWO), an initiative founded by <a href="https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~bleong/">Associate Professor Ben Leong</a> and spearheaded by NUS Computing students, celebrated its 10th anniversary yesterday.</p> NUS students develop mobile app for Voluntary Welfare Organisations 2017-11-09T08:05:00+08:00 2017-11-09T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2173:2017-coding-for-social-good comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Computing for Voluntary Welfare Organisations (CVWO) celebrate their 10th anniversary on 9th November. CVWO unveiled their new mobile application created for Lions Befrienders Service Association, which allow volunteers to track and analyse seniors' mood and mental states during house visits. Speaker of Parliament Mr Tan Chuan-Jin was invited as guest of honour and held a dialogue session on the topic "serving the community with your diverse talents".</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Computing for Voluntary Welfare Organisations (CVWO) celebrate their 10th anniversary on 9th November. CVWO unveiled their new mobile application created for Lions Befrienders Service Association, which allow volunteers to track and analyse seniors' mood and mental states during house visits. Speaker of Parliament Mr Tan Chuan-Jin was invited as guest of honour and held a dialogue session on the topic "serving the community with your diverse talents".</p>