Filtered by: Department of Computer Science

‘Hearing’ how you walk

29 July 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature

In one scene from the hit TV series Star Trek, Dr Bones McCoy runs to the aid of his fallen crewmate, who lies strewn across a barren, other-worldly landscape. He kneels down, reaches for the small handheld device strapped across his body, and waves it over the injured man. Seconds later, the device beeps and a diagnosis pops up on its tiny screen.

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NUS Computing students and alumni awarded the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize and Outstanding Computing Prize

29 July 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

29 July 2022 — Twenty-one students and alumni were awarded the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize and Outstanding Computing Prize in end June this year.

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NUS Computing and City University of Hong Kong conduct summer bootcamp on smart glasses to nurture next-gen innovators

15 July 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

15 July 2022 — Together with the City University of Hong Kong’s Laboratory of Empirical Research for Future Interfaces, NUS Computing’s NUS-Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Lab and the Smart Systems Institute (SSI) conducted a six-day bootcamp on smart glasses for university students in mid-May.

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CRYSTAL Centre receives donation from Klaytn Foundation to advance blockchain research

12 July 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , FinTech

12 July 2022 — NUS Computing’s CRYSTAL Centre has received a donation from Klaytn Foundation, a Singapore-based non-profit organisation, to advance research in blockchain technology.

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Mongolian NUS undergraduate meets PM Oyun-Erdene at MOU signing

08 July 2022 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

 

Singaporeans are active and hardworking, and they are why the Republic is great and modern, said 19-year-old Nyamdavaa Amar, a first-year Mongolian student at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) School of Computing.

On Friday (July 8), he shared his impression of the country with Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai who was in NUS as part of his official visit to Singapore from Wednesday to Saturday.

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NUS Computing undergraduate wins Honourable Mention award at Stanford AI Lab’s writing competition

05 July 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student

5 July 2022 — Computer Science undergraduate Rishabh Anand won the Honourable Mention award for the 2022 Gradient Prize in early June this year for his research essay titled Engaging with Disengagement: Steering Towards Effective Autonomous Vehicle Policy.

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Voices of Startup SG: From school project to thriving startup

04 July 2022 Department of Computer Science , Alum , News Media

 

In 2014, Janson Seah took up a manager role at a bar, where he was given the opportunity to lead the revitalization of the business. During his time there, his biggest challenge was managing shift workers due to the lack of effective tools. Bent on fixing this problem, he brought together a team of problem solvers, which were none other than his best buddies – Jeremy Hon, Lee Kai Yi, and Eugene Ng – whilst in the Bay Area on the NUS Overseas Colleges program. Together, they worked on a school project which eventually evolved into StaffAny – a software-as-a-service (SAAS) innovation that now helps businesses manage their workforce with ease.

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NUS Computing, NTUC, e2i and TTAB sign agreement on new programme to equip workforce with skillset for the digital economy

30 June 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Digital Transformation, Platforms & Innovation

30 June 2022 — NUS Computing, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) and Tech Talent Assembly (TTAB) have signed an agreement to launch a new programme to equip participants with the skills needed to drive digital change in their companies, as well as to navigate and thrive in an increasingly digitalised economy.

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When disaster strikes, where do people run?

24 June 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature

When a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or any other crisis strikes, the best time to act isn’t just as it occurs, but rather in the months, even years, before it happens.

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NUS Computing launches iConnect programme to deepen industry ties

21 June 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

21 June 2022 — To promote closer ties between industry partners and NUS Computing, the Industry Relations office at NUS Computing has launched a new Industry Connect (iConnect) programme.

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NUS Computing students win first place at Huawei hackathon

27 May 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

27 May 2022 — Two NUS Computing students won first place at the inaugural HUAWEI CLOUD Spark Hackathon Singapore in April this year.

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NUS Computing PhD graduate receives Honourable Mention for ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Dissertation Award 2022

26 May 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Database

26 May 2022 — NUS Computing PhD graduate Dr Ruan Pingcheng received an Honourable Mention for the ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Dissertation Award 2022 in late April this year for his dissertation, Blockchains: Novel Data Systems and Beyond.

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Preventing abuse of biometrics authentication technology

20 May 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Do you unlock your smartphone with your face or fingerprint? Welcome to the world of biometrics authentication - a whopping US$28 billion (S$39 billion) global market, which promises a modern, convenient, reliable and effective method to verify someone's identity.

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NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim wins Google Research Scholar Award 2022

12 May 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Artificial Intelligence

12 May 2022 — NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim has received the Google Research Scholar Award, which aims to support world-class research conducted by early-career professors at institutions around the world.

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NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim and PhD student Zhang Wencan win Best Paper Award at CHI 2022

30 April 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Artificial Intelligence

30 April 2022 — NUS Computing Assistant Professor Brian Lim and Computer Science PhD student Zhang Wencan have won the Best Paper Award at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, which will take place on 30 April to 5 May this year.

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Explainable AI gets more human-centric — thanks to cognitive psychology

28 April 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

Imagine if Amazon Alexa could recommend a tub of ice cream or Siri could play a cheerful song if they hear sadness in your voice. AI voice recognition can now recognise emotions with very high accuracy. Yet it is not correct all the time, and this begs the question of how it make its decisions.

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Walk, Watch, Learn: On-the-go video learning

20 April 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Feature , Artificial Intelligence

 

As COVID crept across the world, confining people to their homes and chaining them to their desks — for work, school, and play — Zhao Shengdong was no exception. Involved in class after online class, the associate professor at NUS Computing and his PhD student Ashwin Ram soon began to wonder: What can we do to enhance the online learning experience? Instead of a static setting, could people learn dynamically on-the-go instead? 

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Singapore's NUS and NTU are Asia's top in QS world university rankings

06 April 2022 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have emerged as the top universities in Asia based on global rankings by subjects.

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NUS Computing Professor Abhik Roychoudhury and collaborator win IEEE’s New Directions Award

05 April 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Programming Languages & Software Engineering

05 April 2022 — NUS Computing Provost’s Chair Professor Abhik Roychoudhury has won the IEEE Technical Committee of Software Engineering’s New Directions Award for 2022.

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Assistant Professor Umang Mathur and collaborators win Best Paper Award at ASPLOS 2022

31 March 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Programming Languages & Software Engineering

31 March 2022 — NUS Computing Assistant Professor Umang Mathur and his collaborators have won the Best Paper Award at the ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS) 2022.

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