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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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Makan Kaki is a new meetup schedulling app that you might fall in love with

25 March 2014 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Makan Kaki, which is loosely translated to dining buddies, is a simple appointment scheduling application which also comes with a venue recommendation system. The idea behind it is this: if you and your friends are unable to arrive at a conclusion on where to dine, Makan Kaki recommends you some of the top gathering and dining places in Singapore.

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Computing students win cyber defence contest

23 December 2013 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Two NUS Computing undergraduates - Dai Zhongmin (Year 3) and Koh Jun Xiang (Year 1) – with their friend Sayed Hamzah from the School of Computer Engineering (Year 1), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), beat 17 other teams in the University/Polytechnic category to emerge champions in the three-day Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2013.

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Skilled specialists will be most sought after in '14

13 December 2013 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

in 2014, those with specialist skills such as digital marketers, data analysts and IT specialists will be the most sought after by employers in Singapore, more than in any other country in the region. Benjamin Leong, assistant professor at NUS Computing said demand for good data analysts is high because excelling at big data is hard, mainly because it involves the integration of both business and technology; few are well equipped with both skills.

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NUS is back with STePS

14 November 2013 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

For the 3rd time, the School of Computing is organising the STePS project showcase, where students showcase to the rest of the school and the industry as well, many of their cool projects.

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Computer whizz from Temasek Poly among 80 who receive MCI scholarships

16 August 2013 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

 

Mr Kelvin Ang was one of 80 recipients of scholarships from the Ministry of Communication and Information and its agencies, such as the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and Media Development Authority. Upon receiving his computer engineering degree from the National University of Singapore, Kelvin may work on security matters for StarHub, which is co-sponsoring him under the National Infocomm Scholarship scheme with IDA.

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Paper cutouts come to life with AutoGami

30 April 2013 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

Getting homemade paper crafts to move on their own would normally require having a technological whizkid in the house. Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Shen Zhao and PhD student Kening Zhu have debuted the AutoGami toolkit that can bring the wackiest cutouts to life in no time at all.

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