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Breaking New Ground in MOOCs

12 June 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

Information Systems student Jacob Tan, who is an intern at Blue Ocean Systems, a Singapore-based SAP partner, shares that he sees the latest Fiori Massive Open Online Courses as the next logical step in his SAP HANA platform education.

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NUS maintains position at ICPC World Finals 2015

10 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

10 June 2015 – Team ThanQ+ (Jonathan Irvin Gunawan, CS, 2nd year; Nathan Azaria, CS, 2nd year; Vu Dinh Quang Dat, CS, 1st year) represented NUS in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals 2015 in Marrakech, Morocco, last month.

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Team BumbleBee Wins SAUVC 2015

05 May 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

5 May 2015 – Team BumbleBee Underwater Autonomous Vehicle (BBAUV), made up of NUS Computing and Engineering students, once again won first place at the Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge this year.

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Alumni win BattleHack Singapore with ‘Smart’ Medicine Jars

21 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

21 April 2015 – A team of four NUS alumni beat 37 other teams at BattleHack Singapore with Jarvis, a medication supply management app that they developed during the 24-hour hackathon in late March.

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Quek Yang Sheng wins 2015 SCS IT Youth of the Year Award

20 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

20 April 2015 – First year Computer Science student Quek Yang Sheng was awarded the Singapore Computer Society’s 2015 IT Youth of the Year award at the annual IT Leader Awards, in early March.

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Four First Year NUS Computing Students Win The Great Nabu Challenge

08 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

8 April 2015 – First year NUS Computing students Ronald Kan Wai Leong (Information Systems), Tan Boon Jun (Information Systems), Nicholas Ooi Hsien Loong (Electronic Commerce) and Goh Yuan Tat (Computer Science) are the first place winners of The Great Nabu Challege,

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The Great Nabu Challenge

06 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

First year NUS Computing students Ronald Kan Wai Leong (Information Systems), Tan Boon Jun (Information Systems), Nicholas Ooi Hsien Loong (Electronic Commerce) and Goh Yuan Tat (Computer Science) are the first place winners of The Great Nabu Challege, a hackathon that began with a briefing at the end of September 2014 and concluded recently with its Grand Finals at the IDA Labs@HQ at the end of March this year.

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NUS duo win New York 2015 Smart Cities Hackathon

02 April 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

2 April 2015 – Two students from the NUS Overseas College New York City programme were the overall winners of the New York 2015 Smart Cities Hackathon that was held early March.

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Computing students win second place at inaugural Manpower Hackathon

25 March 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

25 March 2015 - Two NUS Computing students were part of a team that won second place in the inaugural Manpower Hackathon that was held in early February.

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NUS Computing students win DBS Hackathon 2015

19 March 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

19 March 2015 – A team of four NUS Computing students won first place at the DBS Talent Conference Hackathon 2015 that was held at DBS Asia Hub in Changi Business Park, at the end of February.

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Mr Quek Yang Sheng, IT Youth of the Year, 2015

19 March 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Quek Yang Sheng, Year One Computer Science student at the NUS School of Computing, won the IT Youth Award at the 2015 IT Leader Awards which was held on 6 March.

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From rock bottom to top of the class

09 March 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

 

With no interest in studying and thoroughly convinced he will never do well, M Thirukkumaran was on a downward spiral in secondary school and was almost retained in Secondary One and Two. 10 years later, Thiru, 23, is now studying Business Analytics at the National University of Singapore (NUS) under NEA and PUB’s National Environment and Water (NEW) Scholarship.

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NUS emerged winners in SAS Analytics Competition in Singapore

04 February 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

A team of NUS Computing students, comprising Zhu Yexin, Yvonne Peh and Lee Zi Ning, were named the winners of SAS Analytics Competition 2015.

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NUSMods: How did a student-built application become so popular?

29 January 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Digital Senior speaks to Yang Shun, a Computer Science student and the developer behind NUSMods, a timetable builder popular with students.

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Start-up success for students with gumption

13 January 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Wu Wen-xiang, a computer engineering graduate, spent a year taking courses at Stanford University under the NUS Overseas Colleges programme. A year in the red-hot competitive environment of Silicon Valley led to an idea to create software which lets businesses chat online with customers via their websites in real time. He and his partner transformed the idea into a firm named Zopim, which was subsequently bought by an American company Zendesk for nearly US$30 million (S$40.1 million).

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NUS Computing students win the Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014

10 December 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Final year Computer Science student, Tay Yang Shun; fourth year Computer Science & Business Administration student, Lim Keng Kiat; second year Business Analytics student, Chee Wai Hon; and Computer Science alumnus and co-founder of PearComms, Chua Wei Kuan, have won the Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014.

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RoboSub 2014: Asian teams earn awards in AUV competition

05 August 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 NUS's BumbleBee AUV (BBAUV) team competed at the 17th Annual International RoboSub Competition for the second year in a row and won fifth place.

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Student creates website to highlight dengue outbreaks

04 August 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Mr Xie Rufeng, a 32-year-old who is doing a master's degree in computer science at the National University of Singapore, has set up a website that tracks outbreaks of the dengue disease.

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Competition heats up for IT-trained graduates

08 June 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

OVER the past decade, tech giants such as Apple, Google and Microsoft have given the information technology (IT) sector a sexy facelift that is luring more students and graduates to the industry. Graduates of some IT-related courses at NUS earned a median monthly pay of $3,000 to $3,400 last year, compared with $2,880 to $3,300 in 2012.

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Retro is one of the most beautiful Instagram iPad viewers

26 May 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 A Singaporean startup called Tiny Whale has retooled its Instagram iPad viewer Retro, which is designed by Computer Engineering alumnus Louis Nguyen. The new version of the app is named one of the best viewers for casual browsers and Instagram power users (including people who use it for marketing) alike.

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