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Assistant Professor Reza Shokri wins prestigious award for privacy research

02 August 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Security , Algorithms & Theory , Artificial Intelligence

 

2 August 2018 – Assistant Professor Reza Shokri was conferred the Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies at the annual Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, held from 24 to 26 July 2018.

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A woman in a digital world

31 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

In a series by NUS News which profiles some of the University’s prominent females making waves in STEM, Professor Leong Tze Yun shares about how she entered into computing and the work she is involved in as Director of AI Technology at AI Singapore.

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A woman in a digital world

31 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Artificial Intelligence

 

31 July 2018 – NUS Computing Professor Leong Tze Yun is a forerunner in Singapore’s artificial intelligence (AI) drive to power the future economy. As Director of AI Technology at national research and development initiative AI Singapore (AISG), Prof Leong works at the intersection of machine and human intelligence.

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Blockchain technology could disrupt logistics industry

30 July 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

In a Channel News Asia feature story on blockchain technology, Associate Professor Hahn Jungpil discusses the benefits of blockchain and how it can adopted into businesses and industries.

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Four new faculty members join NUS Computing

24 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

24 July 2018 – Four new faculty members have joined the Department of Computer Science in NUS Computing. They are:

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Hello Singapore: A.I. in healthcare

20 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

With the recent news on how new chatbots and other A.I. technologies are now being used in the healthcare industry , Associate Professor Anthony Tung shared his views on how A.I. can be used as a tool for healthcare professionals at Channel 8's Hello Singapore news programme.

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PhD student wins two awards at ACM Multimedia Systems Conference 2018

28 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Media

28 June 2018 – NUS Computing PhD student Abdelhak Bentaleb won first place in the Excellence in DASH Award and the best student paper award at the 9th ACM International Conference on Multimedia Systems (ACM MMSys) 2018, held in Amsterdam from 12 to 15 June this year.

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How a team of academics built a billion-dollar blockchain startup in Singapore

26 June 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

Zilliqa, a public blockchain network that is based off the research of Assistant Professor Prateek Saxena, hit its billion-dollar market cap in May this year, a little under a year since its founding. It is one of the first Singapore-based blockchain startups to achieve the feat. CEO of Zilliqa and NUS Computing graduate Dong Xinshu shares about Zilliqa and their journey so far.

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Zilliqa aims to transform the blockchain world with Sharding

28 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

Zilliqa, a public blockchain is designing to bring the theory of sharding into action. This is the first blockchain technology that allows linear scaling with the growth of the blockchain. It is a startup founded by NUS Computing's faculty and research team.

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Government And Academic Support Are Giving Singapore An Edge In The Blockchain Race

25 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

Singapore is the home to a number of promising and well-funded blockchain startups and could become a leader for blockchain disruption. One key factor is Singapore's strong academic environment that embraces technology and offers courses and workshops in blockchain. NUS announced earlier that it is partnering with IBM to develop a curriculum around blockchain and distributed ledger technology. NUS is also where blockchain startup Zilliqa, a hyper-efficient, scalable blockchain, originated. Zilliqa CEO and co-founder Dong Xinshu, a former NUS researcher, says his company's scholarly background is what sets the startup apart. 

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Professor David Rosenblum receives Distinguished Service Award

24 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

24 May 2018 – Professor David Rosenblum was conferred the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award for his dedicated service and exceptional contributions to the software engineering community.

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Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien wins Outstanding Educator Award

15 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

15 May 2018 – Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien was awarded the University Awards 2018 Outstanding Educator Award yesterday evening, at the University Cultural Centre.

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In recognition of excellence

14 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien from NUS Computing received the Outstanding Educator Award for his efforts to transform learning through new technologies and collaborative ground-up approaches. The Outstanding Educator Award is one of five awards presented at the NUS University Awards to honour faculty members who have distinguished themselves in teaching, research, and service.

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Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel wins prestigious doctoral thesis award

08 May 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty

 

8 May 2018 – Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel won the 2018 Ralph Budd Award from his alma mater, Rice University, on 28 April 2018, in Houston, Texas.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

29 April 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

In a feature on the fourth industrial revolution, Assistant Professor Tuan Quang Phan shared that sacrificing personal privacy is an inevitable tradeoff to enjoying the convenience of online services. He mentioned that it is more pertinent for companies and governments to use the data collected responsibly, and with the necessary legislation and data protection measures in place. 

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Dr Ooi Beng Chin joins board of directors at ComfortDelGro

26 April 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

NUS Computing Distinguished Professor Ooi Beng Chin was recently appointed as a director in transport company ComfortDelGro. Dr Ooi specialises in big data and artificial intelligence. 

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Top 25 Artificial Intelligence Companies

10 April 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Alum , News Media

ViSenze, an image recognition startup that began in NUS Computing, was named as one of the top 25 Artificial Intelligence companies in 2018. ViSenze was founded by Professor Chua Tat Seng and NUS Computing alumnus Li Guangda.

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Industry 4.0

01 April 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

At the recent Ho Chi Minh City Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (HAWEE) conference, Assistant Professor Phan Tuan Quang shared his insights on the prospects and values that Industry 4.0 can bring to manufacturing, businesses and daily life applications.

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Sailing the Krakatoa seas

12 March 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media

On 25 February, 15 NUS staff, students and alumni set off on a week-long NUS Study Trips for Engagement and EnRichment (STEER) voyage from Jakarta to the Krakatoa archipelago. NUS Computing Associate Professor Martin Henz and Tembusu College Fellow Dr John van Wyhe pen their insights on the voyage.

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Establishing a National Digital Identity

11 March 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , News Media , Media

With Singapore pushing forward with its Smart Nation Initiatives, Associate Professor Terence Sim shared that having personal details online could risk identity theft. He recommends having larger penalties for the digital crime and more legislation on what constitute as identity theft. Dr Sim also added that while technology brings greater convenience to our lives, he feels that digitisation will bring about even more benefits in the future. 

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