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NUS Computing profs and alumni win 2022 IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Award

12 September 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum

12 September 2022 — NUS Computing professors David Hsu and Lee Wee Sun, along with their research collaborators, have won the 2022 IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Award for their paper on planning for uncertainty in artificial intelligence.

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Four NUS Computing professors awarded grants for research in software programming, cryptography, and deep learning

05 September 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty

05 September 2022 — To facilitate their research in software programming, cryptography, and deep learning networks, NUS Computing faculty members have been awarded research grants from the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the National Research Foundation (NRF).

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NUS Computing, in Collaboration with All Digital Future, Launches Digital Transformation Leaders Programme to Facilitate Companies’ Holistic Transformation

05 September 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

The Advanced Computing for Executives (ACE) centre, a continuing education and training unit under the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing), and All Digital Future LLP have partnered to launch a new Digital Transformation Leaders Programme (NUS DTLP).

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NUS Computing professors announced as recipients of Amazon Research Awards 2022

03 September 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science

03 September 2022 — NUS Computing Associate Professor Ilya Sergey and Assistant Professor Trevor Carlson were announced as recipients of the Amazon Research Awards this year.

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Graduates remain cautiously upbeat as career fairs return in full force

29 August 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

The School of Computing at the National University of Singapore (NUS) got the ball rolling on Aug 16 and 17, with 1,000 or so students and 66 employers attending the first full-scale career fair at the faculty in three years.

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NUS School of Computing to get new dean

15 August 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

Professor Tan Kian Lee, 57, will take over from Professor Mohan Kankanhalli as dean from January next year. Prof Tan was head of the NUS computer science department from 2014 to 2020. His research focuses on issues related to managing and analysing big data, or complex data sets. He was a recipient of the NUS Outstanding University Researcher Award in 1998 and a co-recipient of Singapore's President Science Award in 2011.

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NUS Presidential Young Professor Kuldeep Meel wins ACP Early Career Researcher Award 2022

11 August 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

11 August 2022 — NUS Presidential Young Professor Kuldeep Meel has won the 2022 Association for Constraint Programming (ACP) Early Career Researcher Award.

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How I created Sumiko Tan's deepfake overnight

10 August 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

Homemade deepfakes are more common than ever as tools to create them have become more powerful and more readily available. The Straits Times attempted to create one to see just how easy it would be.

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Klaytn Spearheads World's Largest Blockchain Research Center Program in Collaboration with Top-Ranking Universities KAIST and NUS

08 August 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

Klaytn, the leading Layer-1 blockchain in Asia, has announced its selection of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) to host and operate its Blockchain Research Center (BRC) Program.

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Through overseas internships, NUS students get real-world experience to bolster entrepreneurial ambitions

05 August 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

As a frequent online shopper on e-commerce site Taobao, Lin Huai An found he could get good prices on items like keyboards and K-pop photo cards. However, his friends could not enjoy the bargains since Taobao is published only in Chinese.

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‘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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10% rebate on NUS master's course fees, with extra 5% off for NUS graduates

20 July 2022 Teaching , News Media

 

People keen to pursue a master's degree will pay 10 per cent less for certain courses at the National University of Singapore (NUS) from next year. This will apply to all courses whose fees are not already subsidised by the Government, numbering about 70, with an additional 5 per cent discount for NUS graduates, said the university on Tuesday (July 19).

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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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Mastering the beast that is the company-wide IT system

09 July 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

Anyone who’s part of an organisation, big or small, will likely be familiar with a company-wide IT system of some sort. It’s the boon and bane of many an employee’s existence, allowing them to deal with HR-related matters, manage their consultancy work with third parties, help track client projects and interactions, and so on.

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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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