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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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Quicker MRIs in the future? Machine learning can help

02 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Feature , Artificial Intelligence , Algorithms & Theory

If you’ve ever had an MRI done, you would know that it’s not the most comfortable experience. They can make you feel claustrophobic, you’ll often hear loud thumping or tapping noises, and you might have to hold your breath a couple of times. But for most people, the hardest thing about getting an MRI, or magnetic resonance imagining, scan is being forced to stay completely still — sometimes for up to 90 minutes at a time.

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10th Singapore Cyber Conquest Champions Announced

01 October 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

First-year Computer Science student Ho Jie Feng and his teammate placed first at the 10th Singapore Cyber Conquest competition organised by the Cyber Security Agency Singapore. NUS Computing students Ngo Wei Lin and Daniel Wee came in second in the competition as well. A total of 37 teams from both Singapore and ASEAN Member States, competed in a simulated real-world cyber range designed to test cybersecurity skills and knowledge.

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NUS Computing students win the champions title at Build On, Singapore 2019 hackathon

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

1 October 2019 – A team of final-year NUS Computing students emerged as champions in the recent Build On, Singapore 2019 hackathon on 24 September. Business Analytics students Victoria Teo and Vincent Leow, Information Systems students Teo Kai Cheng and Rebecca Tan, and Computer Engineering student Xie Yu Heng, won the champions prize in the university category of the competition.

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NUS Computing students dominate at university-level Bug Bounty challenge

30 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student

30 September 2019 – Six NUS Computing undergraduate and Masters students were named award winners at the recent NUS Bug Bounty Challenge held from 14 to 26 August this year. The students made up two-thirds of the total number of winners – nine NUS students were awarded cash prizes for their discoveries.

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Swiss university students to enrol in NUS Computing Master’s programme under new partnership

26 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student

26 September 2019 – NUS Computing and the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) announced a joint partnership on 19 September to enrol top students from Switzerland’s SIT into the NUS Computing’s Master of Computing programme. Under the partnership, up to 15 students from SIT will be selected to enrol into a 12-month NUS Master of Computing programme.

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Students develop solutions for real-life issues in hackathon finals

25 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

NUS Computing students Xavier Xie, Rebecca Tan, Victoria Teo, Vincent Leow and Teo Kai Cheng won first place in the university category of Build On, Singapore 2019 Hackathon. The hackathon, jointly organised by Amazon Web Services, NUS and the Government Technology Agency, drew 51 entries from students across various institutions in Singapore.

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Announcing the winners of the Networking Systems request for proposals

25 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , News Media , Systems & Networking

Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon and PhD students Nishant Shyamal Budhdev, Pravein Govindan Kannan, and Raj Joshi, was one of six teams selected for a Facebook research award on networking systems. The NUS Computing team's proposal was one of 71 proposals from 17 countries submitted for the award. 

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NUS Computing students emerge as champions at Canadian hackathon

25 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student

25 September 2019 – NUS Computing students Chua Jun Hui (Computer Science, Year 4), Andrea Thniah (Information Security, Year 3) and Tay Kang Ming (Computer Engineering, Year 3) , and their team, won first place at the Elevate Tech Jam Hackathon held from 21 to 22 September in Toronto, Canada.

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Information Systems and Computer Engineering students win the first prize at F10 Fintech Hackathon 2019

24 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

24 September 2019 – Third year Information Systems students Ian Leck and Saranya Thiru, together with second year Computer Engineering student Shaun Teo, won the First Prize at the F10 Fintech Hackathon 2019 held from 13 to 15 September this year.

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The challenges of 5G network infrastructure

22 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

NUS Computing Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon addressed the reasons why the new 5G network system has yet to be adopted by telecommunications companies at a recent Channel 8 news segment.

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NUS artificial intelligence research gets boost

09 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Artificial Intelligence

NUS Computing Assistant Professors Dr Arnab Bhattacharyya, Dr Kuldeep Meel, and Dr Angela Yao received the NRF Fellowship for Artificial Intelligence. Dr Angela Yao will be using the grant to conduct research in artificial visual intelligence, while Dr Bhattacharyya will be developing efficient algorithms for causal inference. Dr Kuldeep Meel aims to develop a mathematical framework that addresses real-world problems in AI.

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Helping computers see the world in 3D

09 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

It is no simple feat to have a research paper accepted at a top tier computer science conference – let alone to achieve this as an undergraduate student. For recent Computer Science graduate Tang Yew Siang, what started out as an opportunity to learn about research turned into an accepted paper at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), one of the top computer science conferences.

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DeepBlue Technology and NUS School of Computing to collaborate on computer vision research

05 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

DeepBlue Technology announced its collaboration with NUS Computing to jointly conduct research on computer vision. DeepBlue's Founder and CEO Mr Anderson Chen and Associate Professor Huang Zhiyong signed the joint research framework agreement at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC). DeepBlue Technology will work with computer scientists at NUS on two initial projects in the area of computer vision--namely visual semantic reasoning, semantic map and technology of autonomous positioning and navigation.

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National University of Singapore Empowers Student Ethical Hackers to Bolster Cybersecurity

05 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

Six NUS Computing students received prizes for uncovering vulnerabilities in NUS' digital infrastructure. Bounties ranged from US$100 for lower severity vulnerabilities to US$1,500 for critical ones. Overall, 13 valid vulnerabilities were safely reported by students with US$4,550 awarded in total.

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Two faculty members receive the Annual Teaching Excellence Award

05 September 2019 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty

5 September 2019 – NUS Computing Senior Lecturers Dr Lek Hsiang Hui and Dr Steven Halim were conferred the Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) for Academic Year 2017/2018 on 8 March this year. The award will be presented at the NUS Festival of Learning held on 19 November.

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Proteona and AI Singapore partner to improve cell therapies and IO treatments

30 August 2019 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

Proteona announced its participation in AI Singapore’s 100 Experiments programme to develop AI tools for single-cell multi-omics data analysis. The project is being conducted in collaboration with NUS Computing Professor Wong Limsoon, a leading expert in bioinformatics and computational biology. The team aims to solve key challenges in single-cell data analysis using artificial intelligence tools.

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