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Dean's DASFAA Award
10 July 2024
Professor Tan Kian Lee receives 2024 DASFAA Contribution Award

Professor Tan Kian Lee, Dean of NUS Computing, has received this year’s International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA) Contribution Award for his continuous support for the DASFAA community and conferences.

The award is an acknowledgement of Prof Tan’s contributions to the latest research on database systems and advanced applications.

Professor Tan has published over 300 research articles in international journals and conference proceedings and co-authored several books and monographs. He is an associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS) and the WWW journal and served as the Technical Program Committee co-chair for DASFAA 2006. Prof Tan has also served in the editorial board of the Very Large Data Base (VLDB) Journal and the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering journal.

Reza Shokri Intel Outstanding Researcher Award
19 June 2024
Associate Professor Reza Shokri receives the 2023 Intel Outstanding Researcher Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Reza Shokri for receiving the distinguished 2023 Intel Outstanding Researcher Award. This accolade celebrates his exceptional contributions to designing algorithms that audit the privacy risks of machine learning models and his development of the innovative open-source tool, "Privacy Meter." Researchers from his team extended the Privacy Meter tool to analyse privacy risks of federated learning, and validated the method on Intel's OpenFL federated learning framework.

Manuel Rigger secures 2024 EuroSys Best Paper and Amazon Best Researcher awards
14 June 2024
Double Achievement: Assistant Professor Manuel Rigger secures 2024 EuroSys Best Paper and Amazon Best Researcher awards

Assistant Professor Manuel Rigger has achieved a remarkable double win, earning two prestigious awards. He clinched the 2024 EuroSys Best Paper Award for his team's innovative paper, "Validating Database System Isolation Level Implementations with Version Certificate Recovery," presented at the EuroSys conference in Athens, Greece, from April 22 to 25, 2024.

Adding to this accolade, Asst Prof Rigger has also been honored with the Amazon Research Award for his groundbreaking work on "Democratising Database Fuzzing." This esteemed award celebrates high-quality research with the potential to make a significant impact on both the research community and society.

Xiao Xiaokui 2024 SIGMOD Test-of-Time award
12 June 2024
Professor Xiao Xiaokui earns the 2024 SIGMOD Test-of-Time Award

Congratulations to Professor Xiao Xiaokui for winning the prestigious 2024 SIGMOD Test-of-Time award for his paper, "PrivBayes: Private Data Release via Bayesian Networks," published in June 2014. This annual award celebrates the most influential paper from a decade ago, recognising its profound impact on research, products, and methodologies over the intervening decade. Prof Xiao’s work on PrivBayes has been hailed for its significant contributions to synthetic data generation, resonating deeply within the data management community and beyond.

Ambuj Varshne Google Research Scholar
7 June 2024
Assistant Professor Ambuj Varshney wins 2024 Google Research Scholar Award

We are pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Ambuj Varshney has been awarded the prestigious 2024 Google Research Scholar Program Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of Systems and Networking.

This esteemed award will support his innovative project, "From Supply Chains to Personal Belongings: Designing Zero-Battery Trackers," which aims to develop energy-efficient and privacy-safe tracking devices.

As major technology giants continue to expand their offloading networks, the development of these low-power, flexible form factor trackers could significantly enhance the accessibility and utility of current tracking technologies, such as Apple AirTags.

ASSA
31 May 2024
NUS Computing Professors clinch the 2024 ACM SIGMOD Systems Award

A team of researchers which include Professors Tan Kian Lee, Ooi Beng Chin, and Anthony Tung, has won the ACM SIGMOD Systems Award for Apache SINGA. The SIGMOD Systems Award is awarded to an individual or set of individuals to recognise the development of a software or hardware system whose technical contributions have had significant impact on the theory or practice of large-scale data management systems. Apache SINGA is a distributed machine learning library that facilitates the training of large-scale machine learning models over a cluster of machines.

Website QS 2024 Ranking
3 May 2024
NUS Computing clinches #1 spot in Asia and #6 Worldwide

We are honoured to achieve this ranking for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.

Read more.

NUS Computing students came back with stellar results at ICPC Asia Pacific Championship
27 March 2024
NUS Computing students came back with stellar results at ICPC Asia Pacific Championship

Between 29 February to 3 March, Team absinthe went against 64 strong teams and emerged second place, just behind the Seoul National University team. This result bodes well for NUS Computing to bring back the first ever ICPC World Finals Championship medal later in April 2024.

Visit the ICPC Asia Pacific website to learn more about the competition.

NUS collaborates with Thai universities to organise the Fourth Research Workshop in Thailand
27 March 2024
NUS collaborates with Thai universities to organise the Fourth Research Workshop in Thailand

The workshop was held from 9 to 10 March and aims to help participants considering pursuing graduate studies in a Master's or PhD programme in Computing to acquire, develop, and exercise research skills in Computer Science and Information Systems. It also featured presentations on the latest research and a hands-on game design session led by Senior Lecturer Anand Bhojan. A total of 40 participants attended the programme.

Read more about the programme.

NUS Fintech Summit 2024
7 February 2024
NUS Fintech Summit 2024 sparks Innovation and Collaboration

Exciting news from NUS Fintech Summit 2024! A whopping 600 guests attended the grand finale on 19th Jan. 4 out of 37 teams emerged as winners in a hackathon that was held over two weeks, with a Grand Prize of SGD $5000. The summit also had more than 15 workshops hosted by industry players such as Coinbase, Binance, Ripple, Endowus and more. Read more about the event at NUS Fintech Society.

Sandra Slaughter Service award-Atreyi Kankanhalli
9 January 2024
Provost’s Chair Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli wins AIS Sandra Slaughter Service Award

Congratulations to Dr Atreyi Kankanhalli for winning the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Sandra Slaughter Service Award. This award recognises longstanding members who have provided leadership and service within the association such as through past Council positions; association committees; journal editorial boards, conference involvement; SIGs, chapters, or colleges. She received the award at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) held from 10 to 13 Dec 2023 in Hyderabad, India.

ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award-Pranjal Dutta
9 January 2024
Research Fellow clinches the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Pranjal Dutta, a Research Fellow under Associate Professor Divesh Aggarwal's research group, for winning the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) India Doctoral Dissertation Award. He was awarded for his dissertation titled, "A Tale of Hardness, De-randomisation and De-bordering in Complexity Theory."

This award recognises the best doctoral dissertation in Computer Science and related disciplines from a degree-awarding institution based in India for each academic year, running from July 1 of one year to June 30 of the following year.

Dutta is also a part of the NUS-NCS Joint Laboratory for Cyber Security.

PhD Student Hoang Ton Nu Huong Giang
2 January 2024
PhD student awarded the AIS Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship 2024

Congratulations! PhD Student Hoang Ton Nu Huong Giang has accepted a placement in the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Entrepreneurial Innovation Fellowship for the cohort of 2024. The program will run for a year and is generously supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

International Conference on Information Systems
27 December 2023
Professor Hahn Jungpil and PhD student Li Junyi wins Best Conference Paper Award (Second Runner-up) at ICIS 2023

Congratulations to Dr Hahn Jungpil, Li Junyi and collaborator for winning Best Conference Paper Award (Second Runner-up) for their paper, "Meta-Organizational Learning Through Digital Consensus," at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). It was held from 10 to 13 Dec 2023 in Hyderabad, India.

7 SoC students honoured at the prestigious NUS Achievement Awards 2023
15 November 2023
Seven students honoured at the prestigious NUS Achievement Awards 2023

Congratulations to the following Computing undergraduates who received the NUS Achievement Awards (NAA) on 28 October at the University Cultural Centre. The NAA is the most prestigious and only University-level award that honours the exceptional achievements of student life beyond academics. Awardees: Yan Yushan, Zhou Yujie, Kok Yu Xian, Chu Jia Ming, Guok Wei Jie, Benecia Tang and Aishwarya Hariharan Iyer.