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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 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 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 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 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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Fintech course gets under way

04 April 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media , FinTech

 

Twenty-five students have begun a new financial technology training programme at the Robert Mathavious Institute for Financial Services at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College.

The six-month programme, the first of its kind in the territory, launched on March 21, and is hosted by HLSCC in partnership with the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing, BVI Finance, and the Virgin Islands government.

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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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NUS Computing partners Sea to establish scholarship

31 March 2022 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

 

NUS Computing has received a generous multi-year donation from a leading homegrown consumer internet company to establish an Olympiad Scholarship. The Scholarship is open to all students who have excelled in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) and who intend to subsequently pursue their full-time undergraduate studies at NUS Computing. This is the first year that NUS Computing, as a school, is offering scholarships directly to IOI medallists. Previously, support for such talent was provided through more generic NUS scholarships.

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MSBA graduates win first place in AIxImpact Case Competition 2022

22 March 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , Data Science & Business Analytics

22 March 2022 – A team of four Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) graduates won first place at the AIxImpact Case Competition (Finance stream) in February this year. The case competition was held as part of the AIxImpact Conference, a Southeast Asia-focused analytics conference hosted by QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company, in early February. 

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Eight exemplary individuals honoured for their contributions to education, research and service at NUS University Awards

22 March 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) recognised eight outstanding individuals who distinguished themselves with their achievements and contributions in the areas of education, research and service to the University, Singapore and the global community in 2021.

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A course that lets you get your hands dirty

18 March 2022 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Teaching , Feature

‘EPP’ is an acronym that rolls easily off the tongue, and is something that all first-year Computer Engineering undergraduates at NUS are intimately familiar with. Short for ‘Engineering Principles and Practice,’ EPP is a course that spans two semesters — the first focuses on electronics and hardware, while the latter has a software emphasis.

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Top 10 degrees in S’pore with the highest starting pay based on survey & it’s not Business or Law

10 March 2022 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

 

According to the Graduate Employment Survey conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in November 2021, based on a sample size on 7,737 graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS), the degree holders of medicine and law are no longer the ones getting the highest starting pay.

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NUS Computing team wins Best Student Paper Award at GRAPP 2022

08 March 2022 CSMEDIA CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

08 March 2022 – A team comprising a Master’s student and two graduates won the Best Student Paper award at the 17th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP 2022), which took place online in February this year. GRAPP is a conference that brings together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in both theoretical advances and applications of computer graphics.

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HLSCC to offer FinTech courses starting next month

18 February 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , News Media , FinTech

 

The H Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in the British Virgin Islands will be offering a Financial Technology (FinTech) programme for persons interested in becoming a professional in that field of study. The FinTech Training Programme, which will commence in late March, is a collaborative project of HLSCC’s Robert Mathavious Institute for Financial Services (HLSCC-RMI, the National University of Singapore (NUS): School of Computing (NUS FinTech Lab), BVI Finance Ltd, and Ministry of Education.

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Computing For Voluntary Welfare Organisations honoured with Lions Befrienders’ Award

07 February 2022 CSMEDIA CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

04 February 2022 - The Computing For Voluntary Welfare Organisations (CVWO) was honoured with the Exemplary Community Partner Award 2021 by the Lions Befrienders Service Association last year. The awards ceremony was cancelled because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Bennett University: Global programme to hone AI, data skills of students

27 January 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

To offer its students holistic and experiential learning on a global platform, Bennett University has collaborated with Corporate Gurukul to offer Global Academic Internship Programme (GAIP) certified by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). With this partnership, the students will experience collaborative learning in artificial intelligence, data analytics, machine learning and deep learning.

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CNRS, A*STAR and NUS renew agreement for IPAL

27 January 2022 CSMEDIA Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Artificial Intelligence

27 January 2022 – The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and NUS renewed an agreement on Tuesday to continue its joint research collaboration through the IPAL.

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The Department of Information Systems & Analytics welcomes four new faculty members

27 January 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Healthcare Informatics , Economics of IS

27 January 2022 - Four new faculty members have joined NUS Computing’s Department of Information Systems and Analytics:

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