From theoretical research to industry-ready solutions, our students and faculty engage in impactful, world-class research across all areas of computer science. ​
Over S$200 million in funds support our research projects, which range from improving open source software applications, to developing advanced, high-fidelity prototypes for commercial use.​

We value the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship — offering support in the form of our in-house startup incubator, The Furnace, which has nurtured more than 50 active companies founded by our staff and alumni to date.

Our Research Area

Our research spans the spectrum of computer science – from theoretical algorithm advancements and programming languages, to applied research in technologies for video gaming, clinical diagnosis, and cyber security.

Our Research Centres

Image & Pervasive Access Lab (IPAL)
Singapore Blockchain Innovation Programme (SBIP)
National Satellite of Excellence in Trustworthy Software Systems (NSoE-TSS)
NUS Centre for Research in Privacy Technologies (N-CRiPT)
NUS-Tsinghua-Southampton Centre for Extreme Search (NExT++)
AI Centre for Educational Technologies (AICET)
NUS-NCS Joint Laboratory for Cyber Security
National Cybersecurity Research & Development Laboratory (NCL)
CRYSTAL (Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms) Centre
Image & Trustworthy Systems from UN-trusted component Amalgamations (TSUNAMi)
Our dedicated research centres provide a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment for faculty members, students, and collaborators to work closely on focused research areas. They also provide a platform for researchers to connect and develop strong international networks, as well as conduct research with global impact.

University Research Centres

Our faculty members are affiliated with the following university level research centres.
Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore)
Centre For Quantum Techonologies (CQT)
Singapore Data Science Consortium
Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF)
Institute of Data Science (IDS)
Smart Systems Institute (SSI)
NUS Centre For Trusted Internet And Community (CTIC)