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NUS President, researchers receive prestigious fellowship

10 May 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Professor Ooi Beng Chin, who is a Distinguished Professor at NUS Computer Science department and Director of the Interactive and Digital Media Institute at NUS, was awarded a fellowship by the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS).

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Snowstorm 'flies' to London

09 May 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Singapore’s first personal flying machine Snowstorm, which is co-supervised by Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Computer Science department, will soon take its longest flight yet — to London.

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Singapore’s startup ecosystem: Have we arrived?

06 May 2016 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

 

Professor Francis Yeoh of the Department of Information Systems lays out how the dramatic and visible changes of Singapore's entrepreneurial landscape over the last decade, particularly in the last five years, came about.

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Robot receptionist, driverless cart: Singapore eyes a slice of the artificial intelligence pie

20 April 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Computing Science Professor Lee Wee Sun says "true" AI is still far off in the future because there are four requirements for software before it can be deemed "intelligent": learning, planning, reasoning and knowledge representation.

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NUS Computing launches Matchapreneur, a startup matchmaking service

12 April 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

12 April 2016 – Last month, NUS Computing launched its new matchmaking service for startups, Matchapreneur, which included a live ‘nanopitching’ and speed dating event that was held on 23rd March at the school.

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A start-up opportunity beckons – school will have to wait

06 April 2016 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

 

Professor Francis Yeoh examines the merits of putting school on hold to start companies in Singapore.

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NUS computing courses on par with law, medicine and business studies

12 March 2016 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

 

Once shunned by top students, computing degrees are now finding favour, with applicants being attracted by better job prospects and working in technology firms. Higher demand for courses offered by the National University of Singapore's School of Computing pushed up the grades of students it accepted last year, putting it on a par with other competitive courses like law, medicine and business.

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The engineers strike back

19 February 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Computer Science Associate Professor Ben Leong gives his take on the bifurcation of the software industry in Singapore, which accounts for the diverging pays of software engineers.

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National Cybersecurity R&D laboratory to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

A National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be operational by the end of this year. The NUS School of Computing's security research group will be tasked with setting up the laboratory.

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National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory at NUS School of Computing to be ready by end-2016

14 January 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Security

 

The National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory, which will be set up by the security research group at the NUS School of Computing, will be operational by the end of this year.

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Joining hands for cybersecurity

13 January 2016 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Security

 

The University has been awarded almost $1 million through three NUS Computing and NUS Mechanical Engineering projects, which aim to create a more resilient global cyberspace, under the inaugural Singapore-UK Joint Grant Call for Cybersecurity Research.

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Dr. Darren Carlson and collaborators win Best Demo Award at IOT 2015

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

05 November 2015 - Dr. Darren Carlson and his collaborators won the Best Demo Award at the 5th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2015) that was held in Seoul, South Korea, in late October.

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PhD student and collaborators win 2nd place at MM 2015 Yahoo-flickr Challenge

05 November 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

05 November 2015 – Fourth year PhD student Rajiv Ratn Shah, Associate Professor Roger Zimmerman and their collaborators won second place in the Yahoo-flickr Event Summarization Challenge at ACM Multimedia 2015 (MM 2015), which was held in Brisbane, Australia in late October.

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Dr. Yin Kangkang wins Best Paper Award at SCA 2015

19 October 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

19 October 2015 – Dr. Yin Kangkang and her collaborators won the Best Paper Award for their paper entitled ‘Learning Reduced-Order Feedback Policies for Motion Skills’, at the ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2015 (SCA 2015) that was held in Los Angeles in early August.

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Have sun will sail - NUS team develops solar-powered boat

17 September 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , News Media

 

A group of computer science and engineering students, led by Associate Professor Martin Henz from the Department of Computer Science and Dr Joerg Weigl, have converted a motorised sailing boat to one that uses only solar power and are exploring how to make it commercially viable.

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Singapore students score big at international science and maths competitions

11 August 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Students from Singapore have performed well at International Olympiads for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Informatics and Physics in the months of July and August. The participation of students in these international science and mathematics and science competitions is a joint effort between MOE and various institutes and universities, including faculty members from the School of Computing.

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Professor Chua Tat-Seng is presented with SIGMM Award

09 August 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

Professor Chua Tat-Seng from the Department of Computer Science is the 2015 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. The award is given in recognition of his pioneering contributions to multimedia, text and social media processing.

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Singapore wins right to host IOI 2020, along with silver and bronze medals at IOI 2015

05 August 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

5 August 2015 – Team Singapore, coached by Dr. Steven Halim and Associate Professor Tan Sun Teck, won one silver medal and three bronze medals at the 27th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) that was held from 26 July to 2 August, in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Hackathon@SG produces innovative solutions to real-life challenges

31 July 2015 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

 

More than 300 prototypes and applications to help solve Smart Nation challenges were developed during the Hackathon@SG and the co-located MIT Hacking Medicine@SG (HackMed) held at NUS Computing. Held in Singapore for the first time, the event saw a massive turnout of over 1,100 from all walks of life such as healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, programmers, designers, and students.

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A/P Jack Jiang elected chair of AIS SIGHCI

15 July 2015 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty

 

15 July 2015 – Associate Professor Jack Jiang Zhenhui has been elected as the new chair of the Association for Information Systems’ (AIS) Special Interest Group on Human Computer Interaction SIGHCI (SIGHCI).

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