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Information Systems PhD student wins UXSEA Mobile App Design Challenge

18 April 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

18 April 2017 – Last week, Information Systems PhD student and teaching assistant Upasna Bhandari won the User Experience Southeast Asia (UXSEA) Mobile App Design Challenge.

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Fourth year BA and IS students placed second at INFORMS competition

13 April 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

13 April 2017 – A team of NUS Computing students, comprising Year 4 Business Analytics students Che Mingzhou and Wu Zijing, and Year 4 Information Systems student Li Dongyan, won the second prize at the inaugural Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Operations Research and Analytics Student Team Competition.

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Start-ups disrupt local forex scene

28 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Dealing with foreign currencies and ever-fluid exchange rates can be frustrating for consumers. Local start-up RateX aims to "flatten" cross- border online shopping by offering real exchange rates without additional or hidden transaction fees. Designed by Computer Science students Lim Jing Rong and Davis Gay as well as Economics student Goh Jian Kai, the online payment tool matches the sum of an online overseas purchase with rates from currency exchange websites. This allows the user to pay for the purchase in his local currency.

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Computer Science student wins IT Youth 2017 award

22 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Student

 

22 March 2017 – Computer Science student Yeo Quan Yang was conferred the IT Youth 2017 award at the Singapore Computer Society IT Leader Awards 2017 Ceremony, held on 10 March.

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NUS launching 18-month internships

28 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

 

NUS is restructuring its curriculum to allow some of its students to go on work attachments for as long as 18 months, starting from the new academic year in August. Anecdotally, many students do end up receiving offers at the end of their work stints. NUS computer science graduate Rey Neo Zhi Lei, 25, also landed his job as a software engineer at PayPal after interning there in his final year.

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NUS Computing graduates command high starting salaries in latest survey

27 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

27 February 2017 - In spite of a relatively subdued economy, NUS Computing graduates continue to hold their own in the face of stiff market competition.

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Slowing economy not a blip for fresh grads in job market

23 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

Graduates of NUS Computing's Computer Science and Information Systems programmes had the highest increase in starting salaries. Overall, graduates from 16 NUS courses including arts, business, computing, nursing and pharmacy, recorded improvements in their starting salaries.

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Former ITE boy pursues dream at NUS with scholarship

13 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

First-year Computer Science student Quek Kai Yu was last year awarded the National Infocomm Scholarship, presented by the Infocomm Media Development Authority to promising undergraduates pursuing an infocomm-related course. Inspired by his interaction with his parents who are both partially deaf-mute, Kai Yu wants to create a device that can interpret sign language by detecting hand movements using a video camera and translating them into English text.

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NUS Undergrads Become Every Kiasu S'porean's Hero With Their Uber/Grab Promo Code Chatbot

07 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Computer Science student Natasha Koh Sze Sze and Business student Amos Goh created the TaxiBot chatbot, so that Singaporeans could easily discover ongoing promo codes from Uber, Grab and taxi companies (mostly Comfort DelGro).

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NUS Computing staff and students win multiple awards at ICIS 2016

01 February 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty Student

 

1 February 2017 - Four NUS Computing faculty members received awards at the 2016 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), which was held in Dublin, Ireland from 11 to 14 December.

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Start-up life in Silicon Valley

25 January 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

Ron Teo De Zhao, a final year NUS Computing student majoring in information systems, discovered his ability to negotiate business deals with older and more experienced executives as a business development executive with a California-based startup accelerator called Plug and Play. For Business Analytics student Andre Tan, the NOC programme saw him re-affirming his passion for data science. His internship with social gaming network PlayPhone provided him with a larger data set for him to analyse.

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Computer Science students secure third place at ACM ICPC Yangon 2016

13 January 2017 Department of Computer Science Student

 

13 January 2017 - A0, a group of three Computer Science students, have placed third out of 60 teams at the 2016 ACM-ICPC Asia Yangon Regional Programming Contest, which was held on 9 December 2016.

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Computer Science students win competition at ‘Do You Speak Human?’ workshop

23 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

23 December 2016 - Spatial, a group of NUS Computing students comprising fourth year CS students Bay Chuan Wei Candiie, Chan Jun Wei, Pierce Anderson Fu; and second year CS student Chia Wei Kang, have secured first place in a competition at the Do You Speak Human? workshop.

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A SPACE10 exploration in Singapore: using conversational technology and AI to foster meaningful interactions

17 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Spatial, a group of NUS Computing students, have secured first place in a competition at the Do You Speak Human? workshop. They set out to fight loneliness amongst the elderly and make it possible to share memories and experiences across distances. With their conversational tech- and AI-powered digital frame, kids and grandchildren would be able to send photos, videos and other messages to their parents and grandparents, who in return could initiate a conversation or make requests based on the received.

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PhD student awarded ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship

05 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

05 December 2016 - Computer Science PhD student Rajiv Ratn Shah has been awarded the prestigious European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) Alain Bensoussan Fellowship.

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NUS Computing students exhibit their works at the 9th SoC Term Project Showcase

23 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty Student

 

23 November 2016 - The 9th SoC Term Project Showcase (STePS) was held at COM1-Level 2 on 11 November from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event involved some 118 students from five modules showcasing their works as well as 12 students presenting their module independent projects (MIPs) and final year projects (FYPs).

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Prof. Roger Zimmermann and his students receive Best Paper Award

21 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student

 

21 November 2016 - Associate Professor Roger Zimmermann from the Department of Computer Science and two of his students, Yin Yifang and Rajiv Ratn Shah, have won the Best Paper Award for their paper titled "A General Feature-Based Map Matching Framework with Trajectory Simplification".

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Computer Science PhD student is awarded the 2016 Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship

18 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

17 November 2016 - Computer Science PhD student Luu The Loi has been awarded the 2016 Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) Fellowship. The Fellowship will provide him with a 3-month visiting research opportunity to conduct research at a top international research institute, under the guidance of an experienced researcher.

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TeamTam places second and fourth at the ACM ICPC regionals

14 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Student

 

14 November 2016 - TeamTam, a team of three NUS Computing students, came in second at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Jakarta Regional Contest and fourth at the Asia Bangkok Regional Contest.

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NUS Computing students win the DatadrivenSG Hackathon

26 October 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

26 October 2016 – A team of five NUS Computing students won the DatadrivenSG Hackathon held from 21 to 23 October.

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