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Two Computer Science PhD students receive prestigious Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship

19 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student , Database , Security

19 November 2019 – Computer Science PhD students Tran Duc Muoi and Wang Taining were conferred the 2019 Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) Fellowship on 8 November. Muoi and Taining received their award at MSRA’s Academic Day 2019 event held at the MSRA headquarters in Beijing, China.

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NUS Computing students excel at SIA AppChallenge 2019

18 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

18 November 2019 – NUS Computing students clinched the top three student category prizes at the recent Singapore Airlines (SIA) AppChallenge 2019 competition held from June to October this year. The final round of presentations and award ceremony was held at the School of the Arts on 18 October.

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Privacy, data security concerns as facial recognition becomes more common

18 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

Around the world, the use of facial recognition technology has been used for an increasing variety of purposes, ranging from law enforcement to checking into flights at airports. Associate Professor Terence Sim shared the reasons for the increasing use of facial recognition and the data security concerns of using the technology.

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Associate Professor Ilya Sergey wins OOPSLA 2019 Distinguished Artifact Award

13 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Programming Languages & Software Engineering

13 November 2019 – NUS Computing and Yale-NUS College Associate Professor Ilya Sergey received the Distinguished Artifact Award at the annual Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages & Applications (OOPSLA) conference held from 20 to 25 October in Athens, Greece.

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Be careful while surfing on the Internet

13 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

According to a recent McAfee report, celebrities like Alexis Bledel, Sophie Turner and Jackie Chan turn out to be the world's most dangerous people to search online due to the prevelance of harmful websites and torrent links that appear when searching for a certain celebrity. Associate Professor Chang Ee-chien shares how users can protect themselves from data leaks and security breaches while using the Internet.

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NUS Computing students excel at regional competitive programming contests

13 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student

12 November 2019 – Two teams of NUS Computing students emerged as winners at the recent International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) regional competitions held in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur from October to November this year.

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NUS Computing students win first prize at MIT Hacking Medicine Grand Hack San Francisco 2019

11 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

11 November 2019 – NUS Computing students Chen Yizhao (Information Systems, Year 3) and Nicholas Seah (Information Security, Year 3) won the first prize at the MIT Hacking Medicine Grand Hack San Francisco 2019 competition held from 11 to 13 October this year. The team won the top prize in the mental health category – one of three categories in the competition.

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2 NUS Undergrads Turned Our Love For Food And Discounts Into A 100k-Strong Telegram Channel

07 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

A Telegram channel, started by Computer Science alumnus Goh Wei Wen and Business school alumnus Dylan Teo, became the first in Singapore to hit 100,000 subscribers in October 2019. The pair is currently funded by a S$10,000 NUS Enterprise grant under the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practicum Award and hopes to create a platform that delivers personalised food deals for its users.

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NUS Computing's AI system first from Southeast Asia to enter ranks of world's top open-source software

07 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , News Media , Database , Artificial Intelligence

7 November 2019 – An artificial intelligence (AI) engine built by NUS Computing's database system research group has become the first software tool from Southeast Asia to be ranked in the top 300 projects by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the largest open-source software community in the world.

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Computer Science PhD student receives ACM MM 2019 Best Student Paper Award

06 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student , Media , Security

6 November 2019 – Computer Science PhD student Shen Zhiqi received the Best Student Paper award at the ACM Multimedia (ACM MM) 2019 conference held from 21 to 25 October this year in Nice, France.

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NUS Computing students named champions at Crypto.com Case Competition

04 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

4 November 2019 – NUS Computing students Shaun Wong (Information Systems, Year 2) and Chia De Xun (Computer Science, Year 2), with NUS Business School student Lai Yuen, won the champions title at the recent Crypto.com Case Competition. The competition’s finals were held on 25 October this year.

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NUS deep-learning AI system puts Singapore on global map of big data analytics

04 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Database , Artificial Intelligence

An artificial intelligence (AI) engine built by NUS Computing's database system research group has become the first software tool from Southeast Asia to be ranked in the top 300 projects by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the largest open-source software community in the world. Apache SINGA is an open-source distributed, scalable machine learning library for deep learning models.

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NUS Computing team receives Best Paper Award at ICNP 2019

01 November 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Research , Systems & Networking

1 November 2019 – A team, consisting of Computer Science PhD student Raj Joshi, Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon and Associate Professor Ben Leong, won the Best Paper Award at the 27th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2019.

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Dr Kuldeep Meel’s paper selected for conference anniversary

30 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Artificial Intelligence , Algorithms & Theory

30 October 2019 – A paper co-authored by NUS Computing Sun Kah Kay Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel was selected for the International Conference on Constraint Programming (CP)’s 25th anniversary volume of selected research papers.

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Computer Science alumnus wins SIGMM Outstanding PhD Thesis Award

30 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Alum , Research , Media

30 October 2019 – Computer Science PhD alumnus Dr Abdelhak Bentaleb was conferred the 2019 SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing. The award was presented at the 2019 ACM Multimedia conference held from 21 to 25 October in Nice, France.

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NUS Computing researchers receive prestigious research award from Facebook

24 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Research , Systems & Networking

24 October 2019 – Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon and Computer Science PhD students Nishant Budhdev, Pravein Govindan Kannan and Raj Joshi won the highly coveted Facebook Research award on 25 September this year.

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NUS Computing and Huawei host inaugural AI Educator Symposium

18 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Teaching , Artificial Intelligence

14 October 2019 – NUS Computing and technology company Huawei held its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) Educator Symposium on 10 October this year. Over 130 educators from local universities, polytechnics, and top Chinese universities met to share innovative ways of teaching AI to students of different ages.

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NUS Computing students win top two prizes at Singapore Cyber Conquest

09 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student

9 October 2019 – First-year Computer Science student Ho Jie Feng and his teammate Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) student V S Ragul Balaji won first place at the 10th Singapore Cyber Conquest competition held on 1 October this year. The pair won an all-expense paid trip to cybersecurity conference Black Hat USA in August 2020.

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How 3 friends turned their unwanted items into a $550 million business

08 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

NUS Computing alumnus Lucas Ngoo with NUS alumni Quek Siu Rui and Marcus Tan started their online consumer-to-consumer marketplace in 2012, after being inspired during an internship in Silicon Valley. Within seven years, the Carousell co-founders won the support of top investors and earned a valuation of $550 million.

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NUS Computing students excel at Circles.Hack 2019

04 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

4 October 2019 – Two NUS Computing teams, a pair of Business Analytics students and a group of five second-year students, won a total of four awards among themselves at the Circles.Hack 2019 competition on 21 September this year.

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