NUS Computing - Tags NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/tags/stdnews 2017-11-22T05:00:28+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management 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> Computing students bag two awards at SLA’s IdeaWorks! challenge 2017-10-19T10:00:00+08:00 2017-10-19T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2167:2017sla-onemap-ideaworks-challenge comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">19 October 2017 – Two teams of Computing students competed in the <a href="https://www.sla.gov.sg/">Singapore Land Authority</a>’s <a href="http://onemapideaworks.weebly.com/">OneMap IdeaWorks!</a> challenge and clinched 2nd Prize and the Most Innovative Award.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">19 October 2017 – Two teams of Computing students competed in the <a href="https://www.sla.gov.sg/">Singapore Land Authority</a>’s <a href="http://onemapideaworks.weebly.com/">OneMap IdeaWorks!</a> challenge and clinched 2nd Prize and the Most Innovative Award.</p> PhD student’s startup raises US$52 million in funding 2017-09-22T10:00:00+08:00 2017-09-22T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2147:2017kybernetwork-loiluu comwsyc <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">22 September 2017 – PhD student <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~loiluu/">Luu The Loi</a>‘s blockchain startup, <a href="https://kyber.network/">KyberNetwork</a>, recently raised US$52 million worth of ether (ETH) tokens at its recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) token sale.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">22 September 2017 – PhD student <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~loiluu/">Luu The Loi</a>‘s blockchain startup, <a href="https://kyber.network/">KyberNetwork</a>, recently raised US$52 million worth of ether (ETH) tokens at its recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) token sale.</p> Three students receive new Future Economy Scholarship 2017-09-20T10:00:00+08:00 2017-09-20T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2146:2017future-economy-scholarship comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">20 September 2017 – The first <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/programmes/ug/scholarships/lbkm/">Future Economy Scholarship</a>, supported by the <a href="http://lbkm.org.sg/">Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud</a> (LBKM), was officially launched on Monday, this week, at NUS Computing.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">20 September 2017 – The first <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/programmes/ug/scholarships/lbkm/">Future Economy Scholarship</a>, supported by the <a href="http://lbkm.org.sg/">Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud</a> (LBKM), was officially launched on Monday, this week, at NUS Computing.</p> Three NUS students receive Future Economy Scholarships from LBKM 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 2017-09-18T09:05:00+08:00 /?id=2144:2017threestudents-lbkmscholarships comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) and NUS Computing launched the Future Economy Scholarship, an effort to encourage more Malay/Muslim students to pursue further studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). LBKM has donated $45,000 to the scholarship, which will be given out over a course of three years. Three Computing students received the scholarship, each amounting to $5,000. Adil Azmoon, Khairul Riqzi and Ismahfaris Ismail are the first recipients of the scholarship.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) and NUS Computing launched the Future Economy Scholarship, an effort to encourage more Malay/Muslim students to pursue further studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). LBKM has donated $45,000 to the scholarship, which will be given out over a course of three years. Three Computing students received the scholarship, each amounting to $5,000. Adil Azmoon, Khairul Riqzi and Ismahfaris Ismail are the first recipients of the scholarship.&nbsp;</p> Computing team win CAIP 2017 Best Paper Award 2017-09-13T14:28:00+08:00 2017-09-13T14:28:00+08:00 /?id=2137:2017caipbestpaper comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">13 September 2017 – A team of four from NUS Computing won the Best Paper Award last month, at the <a href="http://www.cvl.isy.liu.se/CAIP2017.html">17th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns</a> (CAIP).</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">13 September 2017 – A team of four from NUS Computing won the Best Paper Award last month, at the <a href="http://www.cvl.isy.liu.se/CAIP2017.html">17th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns</a> (CAIP).</p> Computing students win first place in DXC Technology Hackathon 2017-09-12T16:28:00+08:00 2017-09-12T16:28:00+08:00 /?id=2135:2017dxctechnologyhackathon comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">12 September 2017 – A team of students from the School of Computing and Faculty of Arts and Social Science won first place in the inaugural <a href="http://www.dxc.technology/sg">DXC Technology</a> Hackathon “The Future of Innovation Challenge”.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">12 September 2017 – A team of students from the School of Computing and Faculty of Arts and Social Science won first place in the inaugural <a href="http://www.dxc.technology/sg">DXC Technology</a> Hackathon “The Future of Innovation Challenge”.</p> Singapore students win three silvers and one bronze at IOI 2017 2017-08-18T16:00:00+08:00 2017-08-18T16:00:00+08:00 /?id=2119:2017ioi Tien <p style="text-align: justify;">18 August 2017 – <a href="http://stats.ioinformatics.org/results/2017">Team Singapore won three silver medals and one bronze</a> at the <a href="http://ioi2017.org/">2017 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2017)</a> that was held from 28th July to 4th August, in Tehran, Iran.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">18 August 2017 – <a href="http://stats.ioinformatics.org/results/2017">Team Singapore won three silver medals and one bronze</a> at the <a href="http://ioi2017.org/">2017 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2017)</a> that was held from 28th July to 4th August, in Tehran, Iran.</p>