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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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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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