Filtered by: Department of Computer Science

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 , Security , Algorithms & Theory

 

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 , Security , Systems & Networking , Algorithms & Theory

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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Assistant Professor Reza Shokri wins prestigious award for privacy research

02 August 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Security , Algorithms & Theory , Artificial Intelligence

 

2 August 2018 – Assistant Professor Reza Shokri was conferred the Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies at the annual Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, held from 24 to 26 July 2018.

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A woman in a digital world

31 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

In a series by NUS News which profiles some of the University’s prominent females making waves in STEM, Professor Leong Tze Yun shares about how she entered into computing and the work she is involved in as Director of AI Technology at AI Singapore.

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A woman in a digital world

31 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Artificial Intelligence

 

31 July 2018 – NUS Computing Professor Leong Tze Yun is a forerunner in Singapore’s artificial intelligence (AI) drive to power the future economy. As Director of AI Technology at national research and development initiative AI Singapore (AISG), Prof Leong works at the intersection of machine and human intelligence.

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Four new faculty members join NUS Computing

24 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

24 July 2018 – Four new faculty members have joined the Department of Computer Science in NUS Computing. They are:

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Hello Singapore: A.I. in healthcare

20 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

With the recent news on how new chatbots and other A.I. technologies are now being used in the healthcare industry , Associate Professor Anthony Tung shared his views on how A.I. can be used as a tool for healthcare professionals at Channel 8's Hello Singapore news programme.

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Campus Hunter Episode 3

08 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

Two YES933 deejays visit various Singapore universities to discover the different inventions created by students. YES933 deejay Cai Weibin visited NUS Computing's makerspace, Makers@SOC, to test out Silver Flexer, an elderly exercise machine created by NUS Engineering and NUS Computing students for the Robots@NUS competition held earlier this year.

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NUS Computing alumni and students excel at Smart Living Hackathon

02 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , Alum

2 July 2018 – Four teams comprising of NUS Computing students and alumni swept up four of the five prizes at the Smart Living Hackathon, which was held from 23 to 24 June.

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S'pore team wins prize in space tech contest

29 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

A team of five Singaporeans, including Year 3 Computer Engineering student Francis Lee, won the Airbus Innovation Prize for proposing 3D printed micro-thrusters on satellites to prevent them re-entering the atmosphere and burn up. The international competition, ActInSpace, was held in France on 27 June. The team was one of five teams in the final round of competition organised by French and European space agencies.

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PhD student wins two awards at ACM Multimedia Systems Conference 2018

28 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Media

28 June 2018 – NUS Computing PhD student Abdelhak Bentaleb won first place in the Excellence in DASH Award and the best student paper award at the 9th ACM International Conference on Multimedia Systems (ACM MMSys) 2018, held in Amsterdam from 12 to 15 June this year.

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Education Minister visits NUS Computing

26 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , News Media

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung visited NUS Computing's Robot Living Studio and Makers@SoC workspace on 22 June to learn about the school's distinguished research projects and innovative student led projects. 

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How a team of academics built a billion-dollar blockchain startup in Singapore

26 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

Zilliqa, a public blockchain network that is based off the research of Assistant Professor Prateek Saxena, hit its billion-dollar market cap in May this year, a little under a year since its founding. It is one of the first Singapore-based blockchain startups to achieve the feat. CEO of Zilliqa and NUS Computing graduate Dong Xinshu shares about Zilliqa and their journey so far.

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Idea to personalise news content with a simple voice command wins top hackathon prize

24 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

NUS Computing alumnus, Choo Yan Sheng, and his team, developed a system that uses voice commands to personalise news content for its user. The team the top prize of $10,000 at the Smart Living Hackathon held from 23 to 24 June.

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NUS Computing students excel at Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2018

18 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

18 June 2018 – Two teams of NUS Computing students emerged as champions and second runner-up at the Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp 2018, held on 11 June at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

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