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20 years of computing excellence

18 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

NUS Computing celebrates its 20th year anniversary since the school's establishment. Over the 20 years, the School has gone from strength to strength, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programmes across the full spectrum of computing, including computer science and computer engineering, as well as specialisations in emerging areas of importance such as artificial intelligence, financial technology and blockchain.

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20 years of computing excellence

18 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

 

18 October 2018 – Some 43 years ago, NUS Computing began as a single department of Computer Science under the then Nanyang University’s Science faculty, the first of its kind. Fast-forward 23 years to 1998, the School of Computing was established and this year, it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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New faculty members join NUS Computing

17 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

17 October 2018 – NUS Computing welcomes three new faculty members to the Department of Computer Science. They are:

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Click It: Cloud Storage and Security

14 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

With the rising popularity of cloud storage, concerns about the security of cloud computing grow as hackers start targeting these storage systems. Associate Professor Chang Ee Chien shares his insights about cloud storage, as well as the benefits and costs of using cloud storage. 

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Chatbot empowers service industry

08 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

Final-year Computer Science student Chia Wei Kang, together with NUS graduates Joel Foo and Johnervan Lee, co-founded a chatbot startup, Geboto, aimed at offering an integrated platform for boutique hotels to better connect with their customers digitally. Geboto was awarded a $10,000 Venture Ideation Award by NUS Enterprise to further develop their innovation.

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Four NUS Computing students and alumni win the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize

04 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Student

4 October 2018 – Two NUS Computing students and two alumni received the NUS Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for Academic Year 2017/2018 on 21 June 2018.

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NUS Computing faculty members win teaching excellence award

01 October 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

 

1 October 2018 – Three NUS Computing faculty members were presented with the Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA) on 28 September 2018 for their high level of commitment to teaching.

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App to help NUS students work towards dream jobs

27 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

The new NUS Career+ app was launched to help NUS students in their career planning and to select relevant modules for the career they are interested in. About 2,800 NUS School of Computing undergraduates will be the first to use the app starting in September.

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Souping up parity games

26 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty Research Feature Algorithms & Theory Artificial Intelligence

 

26 September 2018 – It was a sweltering summer morning in July 2016, and the olive grove close to the town of Andria in the Italian countryside baked silently in the 40-degree heat. But what began as a quiet morning would soon descend into chaos.

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NUS Computing student invited to commemoration reception hosted by the President of India

21 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Student

 

21 September 2018 – First year Computer Science student, Sakshi Pradyumn, was invited to a reception organised by the President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind, held at the President’s official residence in New Delhi, India on 15 August 2018.

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NUS forms academic cryptocurrency think tank

18 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

The CRYSTAL (Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms) Centre was established by NUS Computing on 18 September. The new centre, an academic research laboratory and think tank, will be co-directed by Dean’s Chair Assistant Professor Prateek Saxena and Associate Professor Keith Barrett Carter from the Department of Computer Science and Department of Information Systems and Analytics respectively.

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Team Singapore wins one gold, two silvers and one bronze at the 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics

18 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student

18 September 2018 – Team Singapore, led by Dr Steven Halim from NUS School of Computing and Dr Daren Ler from the Ministry of Education, won one gold medal, two silver medals and one bronze medal at the 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) held from 1 to 8 September 2018, Tsukuba, Japan.

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NUS Computing student awarded with inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship

14 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Student

 

14 September 2018 – NUS undergraduate, Ong Jing Yin (Computer Science; Year 3) was awarded the inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship and the award ceremony was held at Conrad Centennial Singapore, on 17 August 2018.

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Getting the smarts in money

12 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

NUS Computing alumnus Vinod Nair, founder and CEO of MoneySmart -- a finance web portal, shares his goal of equipping consumers with the tools to become their own best financial advisers.

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Five win accolades at EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Singapore awards

11 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Alum News Media

NUS Computing alumnus Cheong Chia Chou, managing director of Pictureworks, was named one of five winners in the 17th annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2018 Singapore awards. Chia Chou, Masters in Computer Science graduate, won the award in the media and lifestyle category.

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AI based Workforce Optimization Startup FriarTuck Raises S$5 Million Series A Financing from Philips and SEEDS Capital

10 September 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty Alum News Media

FriarTuck, a Singapore-based developer of enterprise software, has raised US$3.63 million in series A funding from Philips, the Dutch tech giant, and Seeds Capital, the investment arm of government agency Enterprise Singapore. FriarTuck is co-founded by Computer Engineering graduate Alan Sevugan and National University of Singapore Associate Professor Martin Henz. The startup develops artificial intelligence-driven tech solutions to make operations more efficient. Its WorkforceOptimizer platform runs the gamut of functions, from budgeting and payroll to managing employee shifts and supply chains.

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NUS Computing alumnus receives prestigious research grant

27 August 2018 Department of Computer Science Alum Algorithms & Theory Security

 

27 August 2018 – NUS Computing alumnus Dr Yao Penghui was awarded the Thousand Talents Plan for Young Researchers, a prestigious research grant initiated by the Chinese government, on 8 February this year.

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Blockchain gets better: moving beyond Bitcoin

24 August 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty Research Feature Algorithms & Theory Systems & Networking Security

 

24 August 2018 – Steeped in every culture since the beginning of time are legendary figures of mythical proportions. The Greeks and Romans had Hercules, the Celts had King Arthur, and the Chinese had Sun Wukong. The tech world we live in today is no exception, and one figure that looms large is Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Strong pool of engineering talent key for Smart Nation push: Vivian Balakrishnan

17 August 2018 Department of Computer Science Student News Media

Nine recipients were awarded the inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship, aimed to develop and nurture a pool of next-generation leaders who will spearhead the national digital transformation. Ms Ong Jing Yin, Year Two Computer Science student, is one of two women awarded the scholarship. Year One Information Security student Alan Low is another recipient of the scholarship.

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PhD student wins first place in the Grand Challenge on DASH

06 August 2018 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student Media

6 August 2018 – PhD student Abdelhak Bentaleb won first place in the Grand Challenge on Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) at the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) held from 23 to 27 July, at San Diego, California.

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