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First EGOI female gold medallist awarded NUS Merit Scholarship at official launch of Centre for Nurturing Computing Excellence (CeNCE)

19 January 2023 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Programming Languages & Software Engineering , Algorithms & Theory

 

19 January 2023 – Minister of State Gan Siow Huang recently officiated at the launch of the Centre for Nurturing Computing Excellence (CeNCE), a learning space established in February 2022 by the NUS School of Computing (NUS Computing) to develop core computing competencies among both pre-university and university students.

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Associate Professor Goh Khim Yong, Ph.D. student Guo Yutong and collaborators win big at ICIS 2022

10 January 2023 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , Research

 

10 January 2023 ­– Associate Professor Goh Khim Yong and Ph.D. student Guo Yutong who are both from the Department of Information Systems and Analytics (DISA), won the Best Paper Award in the Digital and Mobile Commerce track and the Best Conference Paper Award at the 2022 International Conference Information Systems (ICIS)

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NUS Computing Professor Xiao Xiaokui elevated to IEEE Fellow

04 January 2023 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research

 

4 January 2023 — Professor Xiao Xiaokui from the Department of Computer Science has been elevated to an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to data privacy and graph data management.

An IEEE Fellow is a prestigious position reserved for select IEEE members who have contributed immensely to the field of engineering, science, and technology. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation.  

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Problem-first or product-first?

04 January 2023 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

 

As any Ph.D. student will tell you, paychecks at that level aren’t especially generous. “I was always trying to find cheaper alternatives for household items,” recalls Lim Shi Ying of her doctoral student days at the University of Texas at Austin.

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NUS Computing and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) joint Ph.D. student named as EECS Rising Star 2022

03 January 2023 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student

 

3 January 2023 — NUS Computing and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) joint Ph.D. in Computer Science candidate, Priyanka Golia has been selected as one of the EECS Rising Stars at the annual Rising Stars programme for 2022. She is a final-year Ph.D. candidate and advised by NUS Presidential Young Professor, Assistant Professor Kuldeep S. Meel, and IIT Associate Professor Subhajit Roy.

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So you have a dataset? Think about the values it’s missing

03 January 2023 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature , Data Science & Business Analytics

 

Imagine that you’re a book publisher gathering feedback for a new novel that your firm has recently released. Sales figures are useful, but you’re keen to find out more about what people actually think of the book. So you gather Amazon-style reviews, asking respondents to rate it on a scale of one to five.

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NUS Computing students finished second in close fight at the ICPC Asia Ho Chi Minh Regional Contest 2022

21 December 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching

 

21 December 2022 — NUS Computing teams brought back great results from the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Ho Chi Minh Regional Contest 2022 held from 8 to 9 December 2022.  

ICPC is the world’s oldest and most established algorithmic programming contest for university students. Teams of three university students race against the clock to solve as many of the algorithmic problems presented. Top-scoring teams from the ICPC regional contests will receive the opportunity to compete in the contest's annual global championship round—the ICPC World Finals.

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Is the Right-to-Repair an overrated battle?

08 December 2022 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Research , Feature

 

For the most part, Henrik Huseby was an average, hardworking man — a small business owner making a modest living repairing iPhones and MacBooks in Ski, a tiny city in Norway with a population of roughly 20,000.  

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Computing x Music: NUS Computing students present 2nd Artificial Intelligence Concert

29 November 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student , Artificial Intelligence

 

29 November 2022 — Can Artificial Intelligence replace musicians? Probably not, but they can definitely help musicians unlock their creativity. The Sound & Music Computing for Human Health & Potential (SMC4HHP) seminar and concert held at Innovation 4.0 on Saturday, 12 November 2022 proved just that.

This was the second live concert hosted by the Sound & Music Computing (SMC) Lab to showcase the talent and creativity of NUS Computing students. Its performers included lab members and students of CS4347/CS5647 Sound and Music Computing module taught by Associate Professor Wang Ye from the Department of Computer Science.

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Inaugural CIDeX 2022 held at NUS School of Computing to tackle cyber warfare

28 November 2022 CSNEWS Systems & Networking , Security

28 November 2022 - For two days in mid-November 2022, the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing was transformed into a command centre for the inaugural Critical Infrastructure Defence Exercise (CIDeX) organised by the Digital and Intelligence Service (DIS), the 4th service of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

As a dedicated Service, the DIS trains and sustains digital forces and capabilities to defend the peace and security of Singapore from evolving and increasingly complex threats in the digital domain.

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21st STePS makes a comeback in 2022!

17 November 2022 Department of Computer Science , Student , Programming Languages & Software Engineering

 

16 Nov 2022 – The School of Computing was once again abuzz with creative energy as some 120 students presented 40 innovative projects across 4 tracks to over 600 guests and industry sponsors at the 21st STePS (SOC Term Project Showcase).

Touted as the biggest developer centric event at the NUS School of Computing, the brainchild of Prof Anand Bhojan can be described as a mini tradeshow that provides a platform for selected student projects to be showcased to peers, industry sponsors, government agencies and interested parties.  

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NUS Greycats and NUS Greyhats clinch the top two spots at the 12th Singapore Cyber Conquest

10 November 2022 Department of Computer Science , Student , Security

 8 November 2022 – NUS students have once again proven that strong computing skills coupled with the intellect for creative problem-solving are a potent formula for success.   

Two teams from the NUS School of Computing beat more than 30 teams from across Singapore and Asean to emerge tops at the 12th Singapore Cyber Conquest, held during GovWare 2022. GovWare is the premier cybersecurity intel and connectivity platform for the latest trends in technology, organizational implementation, and user perspectives in all things cybersecurity.

The NUS Greycats team comprising Tan Jia Le (Year 4, Information Security) and Devesh Logendran (Year 2, Information Security) emerged as No. 1 in the competition. Coming a close 2nd was the NUS Greyhats comprising Chandrasekaran Akash (Year 2, Computer Science) and Daniel Lim Wee Soong (Year 4, Computer Engineering).

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Zacchaeus Chok clinches Grand Prize at the 2022 Asia Pacific Huawei Developer Competition

01 November 2022 Student , Data Science & Business Analytics

 

1 November 2022 — Congrats to Zacchaeus Chok Yong Hsin, a 2nd year student from NUS School of Computing who clinched the grand prize at the 2022 Asia Pacific Huawei Developer Competition.

His idea “Genesis”, a synthetic data platform that helps firms anonymize, generate and analyze synthetic datasets beat more than 260 participants from nine countries, to come out tops. The competition attracted more than 130 teams across the region, with 9 finalists pitching their projects to the judges at the finals in Bangkok in September 2022.

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Tin Jingyao: Master of the Game

04 October 2022 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Student

 

04 October 2022 — It was indeed a serendipitous moment for 8-year-old Tin Jingyao when he stumbled upon a game of chess on his aunt’s computer out of boredom on a dreary afternoon in 2008. There was no turning back since. The plucky young enthusiast discovered his innate talent for the game and went on to hone his skills with great mastery, competing in his first chess tournament just a year later.

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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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