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NUS Computing students win four awards at university-wide Student Life Awards

07 February 2019 Department of Computer Science , Student

7 February 2019 – Computer Science PhD student Vanchinathan Venkatramani and undergraduate students Ranald Lam, Gan Wei Liang, Nguyen Tien Trung Kien, and Lim Hui Qi won four different awards at the inaugural NUS Student Life Awards 2019 on 26 January.

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Business Analytics student excel at two hackathons

16 January 2019 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

16 January 2019 – Third year Business Analytics student Teo Jin Ming won first place in the Techstars Global Startup Weekend and second place in the HP Dream Factory Innovation Hackathon, which were held from 16 to 18 November and 7 to 9 December last year.

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(Art)ificial Intelligence

17 December 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

In a special episode of Why IT Matters, Assistant Professor Harold Soh shares how artificial intelligence can be used to create art and about his recent work in creating new art pieces from the dataset of abstract art paintings.

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NUS Computing students dominate at the ICPC Singapore Regional contest

17 December 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

17 December 2018 – NUS Computing teams performed well at the recent International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Singapore regional contest held from 12 to 14 December. The home teams took up half of the top ten rankings and swept up seven of the 11 “First to Solve” prizes given out at the closing ceremony held at the NUS Kent Ridge campus.

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MSBA students win top prize at MKE Hackfest 2018

05 December 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

5 December 2018 – Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) students Aditya Gupta and Harshil Parashar won the first prize at the Maybank Kim Eng (MKE) Hackfest Finals on 8 November 2018.

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NUS Computing students excel at 2018 ICPC Jakarta and Nakhon Pathom regional contests

23 November 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

23 November 2018 – NUS Computing students performed well at two 2018 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) regional contests held this month. Team Pandamiao won first place in the Nakhon Pathom regional contest, while Team Send Bobs to Alice and Team 3Sophomores won third place in the Nakhon Pathom and Jakarta regional contests, respectively.

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Business Analytics students win first place at Chengdu 80 Competition

12 November 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student

12 November 2018 – A team of five Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) students and one undergraduate Business Analytics student won first place at the Chengdu 80 competition on 4 November in Chengdu, China.

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PhD student and collaborators win best student paper award at ACM MM 2018

05 November 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , Media

 

5 November 2018 – NUS Computing PhD student Li Jianshu, together with his collaborators from NUS Engineering, won the Best Student Paper Award at the 2018 ACM Multimedia Conference (ACM MM) held in Seoul, Korea, from 22 to 26 October this year.

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NUS Computing student and team win grand prize at Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018

02 November 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

 

2 November 2018 – NUS Computing student Wang Shiyao and his teammates won the grand prize in the student category of the Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2018 on 27 October.

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Chatbot empowers service industry

08 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Final-year Computer Science student Chia Wei Kang, together with NUS graduates Joel Foo and Johnervan Lee, co-founded a chatbot startup, Geboto, aimed at offering an integrated platform for boutique hotels to better connect with their customers digitally. Geboto was awarded a $10,000 Venture Ideation Award by NUS Enterprise to further develop their innovation.

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Four NUS Computing students and alumni win the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize

04 October 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

4 October 2018 – Two NUS Computing students and two alumni received the NUS Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for Academic Year 2017/2018 on 21 June 2018.

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App to help NUS students work towards dream jobs

27 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

The new NUS Career+ app was launched to help NUS students in their career planning and to select relevant modules for the career they are interested in. About 2,800 NUS School of Computing undergraduates will be the first to use the app starting in September.

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NUS Computing student invited to commemoration reception hosted by the President of India

21 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

 

21 September 2018 – First year Computer Science student, Sakshi Pradyumn, was invited to a reception organised by the President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind, held at the President’s official residence in New Delhi, India on 15 August 2018.

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Team Singapore wins one gold, two silvers and one bronze at the 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics

18 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student

18 September 2018 – Team Singapore, led by Dr Steven Halim from NUS School of Computing and Dr Daren Ler from the Ministry of Education, won one gold medal, two silver medals and one bronze medal at the 2018 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) held from 1 to 8 September 2018, Tsukuba, Japan.

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NUS Computing student awarded with inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship

14 September 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student

 

14 September 2018 – NUS undergraduate, Ong Jing Yin (Computer Science; Year 3) was awarded the inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship and the award ceremony was held at Conrad Centennial Singapore, on 17 August 2018.

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Strong pool of engineering talent key for Smart Nation push: Vivian Balakrishnan

17 August 2018 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Nine recipients were awarded the inaugural Smart Nation Scholarship, aimed to develop and nurture a pool of next-generation leaders who will spearhead the national digital transformation. Ms Ong Jing Yin, Year Two Computer Science student, is one of two women awarded the scholarship. Year One Information Security student Alan Low is another recipient of the scholarship.

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PhD student wins first place in the Grand Challenge on DASH

06 August 2018 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Media

6 August 2018 – PhD student Abdelhak Bentaleb won first place in the Grand Challenge on Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) at the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) held from 23 to 27 July, at San Diego, California.

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From Normal (Tech) to an honours degree, techie realises dream after 20 years

16 July 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

Electronic Commerce graduate Nicholas Ooi struggled with his studies in primary and secondary school, he also struggled with a three-hour daily commute from Johor Bahru to Singapore. After completing a Normal (Technical) course in secondary school, Nicholas was posted to the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College, where he could pursue his passion for computers. Nicholas is now the co-founder of a volunteer management startup, Bantu Life, to empower the social service sector using technology.

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Overcoming great odds, they now aim high

13 July 2018 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

M Thirukkumaran did poorly for his PSLE and almost dropped out of secondary school for his poor academic performance. But thanks to his Mathematics teacher, Mr Tan Thiam Boon, Thiru started to perform well at his Mathematics tests and overcame the odds to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics with highest distinction this year. He will also address his peers as the valedictorian at his graduation ceremony.

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Campus Hunter Episode 3

08 July 2018 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

Two YES933 deejays visit various Singapore universities to discover the different inventions created by students. YES933 deejay Cai Weibin visited NUS Computing's makerspace, Makers@SOC, to test out Silver Flexer, an elderly exercise machine created by NUS Engineering and NUS Computing students for the Robots@NUS competition held earlier this year.

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