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NUS Computing team is ACM ICPC Jakarta Regional champion for third consecutive year

17 November 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Algorithms & Theory

 

17 November 2015 – NUS Computing students have won the 2015 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Jakarta Regional, making NUS Computing champion of the event for a third year running.

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Second year Information Systems students win Best Innovation Award at InnoServe 2015

13 November 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

13 November 2015 – Second year Information Systems students Ron Teo De-Zhao and Yang Jing recently won the Best Innovation (Asia Pacific) prize at Taiwan’s 2015 International ICT Innovative Services (InnoServe) Contest, for their summer project ATHENA.

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NUS Computing students win big at 2015 Money 20/20 Hackathon

30 October 2015 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

30 October 2015 – A team of five NUS students won one of the top five prizes of US$20,000, as well as the top Blockchain sponsored prize of US$5,000 in Bitcoin, at the 2015 Money 20/20 Hackathon, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in late October.

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NUS Greyhats sweep Singapore Cyber Conquest 2015

22 October 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Cybersecurity Information Security

 

22 October 2015 – NUS Computing students have once again swept the top positions at the Singapore Cyber Conquest, which was held on 6th October 2015, in conjunction with GovWare 2015. Bettering last year’s feat, this year, four NUS Computing teams competed against 31 other teams to clinch the top four positions at the annual cyber security contest organised by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA).

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EC student wins New York Super Heroes vs Master Hackers hackathon

21 October 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

21 October 2015 – Fourth year Electronic Commerce student Choo Yan Sheng and his teammates won first place at the Super Heroes vs Master Hackers hackathon in New York City, USA, early this month. Yan Sheng, who is in the NUS Overseas College (NOC) New York programme, teamed up with fellow NOC students from Business School, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Yale-NUS, as well as a Business School alumnus.

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Four IS students win inaugural SIA App Challenge

15 October 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

15 October 2015 – Information Systems third year student, Lin Baoyu, and fourth year students, Lee Yuan Guang, Loi Liang Yang and Jason Sim Meng Kiat, collectively known as Team EnthuSIAst, won the inaugural Singapore Airlines (SIA) App Challenge that was held between 3 to 10 October 2015.

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Have sun will sail - NUS team develops solar-powered boat

17 September 2015 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

 

A group of computer science and engineering students, led by Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Department of Computer Science and Dr Joerg Weigl, have converted a motorised sailing boat to one that uses only solar power and are exploring how to make it commercially viable.

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NUS Computing students and alumni win at Hackathon@SG

24 August 2015 Department of Computer Science Student Systems & Networking

 

24 August 2015 – First year Computer Science PhD student Vanchinathan Venkataramani and his NUS teammates won third prize in the Student Category at Hackathon@SG for their ‘smart walking stick’ idea. Ninety-four student teams and over 1,100 participants across all categories competed in the event, which was held at the end of July in Singapore.

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BBAUV wins second place in Robosub 2015

20 August 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

20 August 2015 – The Bumblebee Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (BBAUV) team won second place as well as a cash prize of US$4,000 at the 18th Annual International RoboSub Competition that was held at the end of July in San Diego, California, USA.

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PhD Student Awarded Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

11 August 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

11 August 2015 – Fourth year Computer Science PhD student Tan Shin Hwei has been selected as a recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Asia Pacific for 2015.

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NUS Computing team wins robotics challenge at ICRA 2015

22 July 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

22 July 2015 – An NUS Computing team supervised by Professor David Hsu and Associate Professor Lee Wee Sun excelled in a robotics challenge at the IEEE’s International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015), which was held in Seattle, Washington, USA, late May this year.

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SoC students excel at Cyber Defence Discovery Camp 2015

14 July 2015 Department of Computer Science Student

 

14 July 2015 – Five SoC students distinguished themselves at the Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp (CDDC) 2015 that was held in June.

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IS student Jacob Tan wins The Fiori Challenge

09 July 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

9 July 2015 – Early last month, third year IS student Jacob Tan Jia Wen became one of only three people worldwide to win the SAP Fiori UX Design and Build Challenge 2015.

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IS PhD Student wins Best Presentation at U21 Graduate Research Conference

29 June 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

29 June 2015 – Earlier this month, Prasanta Bhattacharya won one of three Best Presentation awards at the Universitas 21 Graduate Research Conference in Shanghai, China, for his talk on the use of computational approaches to study human behaviour from big data.

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Singapore needs innovative cyber defenders: Dr Maliki

22 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

A total of two teams emerged champions this year at the 2015 Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp Awards ceremony. They are students from Anderson Junior College, and also a group of participants from Singapore Management University, Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore.

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Solutions for the future

18 June 2015 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

NUS and global industry leaders SAP and Swiss Re recently inked two three-year agreements. The MOU with enterprise application software provider SAP will give NUS students access to a cloud-based SAP HANA system, the in-memory computing platform for next-generation applications and analytics. The other MOU with reinsurance company Swiss Re is a collaboration with four NUS entities — the Business Analytics Centre, Business School, SoC and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) — to incubate solutions that can overcome large and complex risks created by digitisation, societal and urban challenges.

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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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