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NUS and IBM to develop blockchain training in Singapore

25 April 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 
NUS Computing and the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation (ICBI) are collaborating to jointly develop a module on financial technology, to better equip students with essential knowledge and skill sets in this area.

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NUS Computing and IBM Singapore collaborate to promote FinTech and blockchain training in Singapore

25 April 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty Press Release

 

25 April 2017 - NUS Computing and the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation (ICBI), a part of IBM Research, are collaborating to jointly develop a module on financial technology, to better equip students with essential knowledge and skill sets in this area.

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Bidding goodbye to 2G phones (Part 1)

15 April 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

In an interview with Frontline, a Channel 8 current affairs programme, Associate Professor Chan Mun Choon said that the 3G network can support higher traffic than the 2G network. He added that in order to ensure faster Internet speeds, there is a need to phase out the 2G network in favour of the 3G and 4G network. Prof. Chan said that there are two main groups of people who are still using the 2G network - the elderly, who have little interest in using the Internet and primarily use their phones to make calls; and foreign workers, who may prefer to save money by using 2G phones instead of smartphones. He also added that some equipment may also still be using the 2G network, such as wireless cash register and monitoring equipment at construction sites.

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What’s in an online review?

03 April 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty Research Feature

 

03 April 2017 - Simple solutions to complex problems. This was the mantra that Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo kept returning to in the discussion of his paper, Sequentiality of Product Review Information Provision: An Information Foraging Perspective, which was published in MIS Quarterly in 2016.

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S'pore's tertiary bodies revamp courses to meet needs of future economy

29 March 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

NUS Computing will be expanding its specialisation in e-commerce and adding two new ones in fintech and digital innovation. Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo says that the school would like students to have creative ideas, design and develop solutions and bring them to the market, rather than merely conceptualising but not following through with execution.

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NUS Computing welcomes new faculty member

21 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

21 March 2017 - NUS Computing welcomes Dr. Wang Wei to the Department of Computer Science.

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CFLD International Sets Up Headquarters in Singapore, Signs MOU with NUS

17 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

One of Forbes Asia's Fab 50 Companies China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) has chosen Singapore as the headquarters of its international arm - CFLD International. CFLD signed an MOU with NUS, its first international education partner, to drive innovation and leverage business analytics research to address smart city industry challenges.

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NUS, NTU among top in global uni rankings

08 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

NUS has been ranked the world's tenth best university in computer science and information systems in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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NUS launching 18-month internships

28 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty Student News Media

 

NUS is restructuring its curriculum to allow some of its students to go on work attachments for as long as 18 months, starting from the new academic year in August. Anecdotally, many students do end up receiving offers at the end of their work stints. NUS computer science graduate Rey Neo Zhi Lei, 25, also landed his job as a software engineer at PayPal after interning there in his final year.

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Students can now directly apply for double majors at NUS

27 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

In AY2017/2018, NUS will offer about 30 new double major combinations and about 40 major-minor combinations. Students can choose from 16 subject areas, including Business Analytics, Computer Science and Information Security. NUS will also be introducing a revamped Bachelor of Computer in Information Systems (IS) degree programme. The programme offers new specialisations in the areas of financial technology, digital innovation and e-commerce.

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Dr. Yair Zick is awarded the 2017 National Research Foundation Fellowship

21 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

21 February 2017 – New Computer Science faculty member Dr. Yair Zick has been named a Fellow under the National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship.

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New S$8.4m national cybersecurity lab launched at NUS

07 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

A national laboratory that provides a realistic environment for cybersecurity research and test-bedding of solutions against cyber threats was launched yesterday at NUS. The National Cybersecurity Research and Development (R&D) Laboratory costs S$8.4 million and was funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF). It is capable of simulating the performance of more than a thousand computers to perform tasks like emulating large-scale malicious cyber attacks.

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NUS Computing staff and students win multiple awards at ICIS 2016

01 February 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty Student

 

1 February 2017 - Four NUS Computing faculty members received awards at the 2016 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), which was held in Dublin, Ireland from 11 to 14 December.

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NUS Computing welcomes new faculty members

19 January 2017 Department of Computer Science Faculty

19 January 2017 - NUS Computing welcomes two new faculty members to the Department of Computer Science.

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App developed by Dr. Zhao Shengdong is named best iPad app of 2016

27 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

27 December 2016 - Sketchbook Motion, an app developed by Dr. Zhao Shengdong that allows users to add lively effects and subtle movements to still illustrations, has been named Apple’s Best iPad App of 2016.

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Prof. Tan Chuan Hoo recognised for journal review work

21 December 2016 Department of Information Systems Faculty

 

21 December 2016 - Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo from the Department of Information Systems has received the 2016 Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). He also received an honorable mention from the journal in 2015 in recognition of his contribution as a member of its Editorial Review Board.

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Dr. Saxena named regional MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 honoree

08 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

08 December 2016 - Dr. Prateek Saxena has been named one of the ten honorees of the regional MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 for Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan.

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Prof. Peh Li Shiuan is named an IEEE Fellow

01 December 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty

 

01 December 2016 - Provost's Chair Professor Peh Li Shiuan has been named a 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow, in recognition of her contributions to the architecture and design automation of networks-on-chip.

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NUS Computing students exhibit their works at the 9th SoC Term Project Showcase

23 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty Student

 

23 November 2016 - The 9th SoC Term Project Showcase (STePS) was held at COM1-Level 2 on 11 November from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event involved some 118 students from five modules showcasing their works as well as 12 students presenting their module independent projects (MIPs) and final year projects (FYPs).

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Transforming patient care in the digital age

22 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Faculty News Media

 

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