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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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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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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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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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A course that lets you get your hands dirty

18 March 2022 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Research , Teaching , Feature

‘EPP’ is an acronym that rolls easily off the tongue, and is something that all first-year Computer Engineering undergraduates at NUS are intimately familiar with. Short for ‘Engineering Principles and Practice,’ EPP is a course that spans two semesters — the first focuses on electronics and hardware, while the latter has a software emphasis.

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Computer Science PhD student and collaborators win Best Student Paper Award at ICMR 2021

02 December 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching , Artificial Intelligence

01 December 2021 - Computer Science PhD student Ma Yunshan, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Chair Professor Chua Tat Seng and their collaborators have won the Best Student Paper Award at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) 2021.

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NUS Computing students sweep top spots again at ICPC Asia Jakarta Regional Contest 2021

02 December 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching

01 December 2021 - NUS Computing teams continued to dominate the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Jakarta Regional Contest this year, with three NUS teams taking the top three spots at the contest.

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Top Blockchain University: National University of Singapore

23 November 2021 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Teaching , News Media

 

The top blockchain school in the world features three blockchain-related research labs, multiple student-led cryptoclubs and offers pupils the opportunity to work with its many partners in the blockchain space. The National University of Singapore (NUS) provides a variety of blockchain and crypto-related courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as programs for continuing education. Course titles include “Blockchain Engineering” and “AI, Blockchain and Quantum Computing.” 

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Computer Science undergraduate Samuel Fang wins inaugural geNiUSbooks People’s Choice Award

17 November 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , Teaching

17 November 2021 - Computer Science undergraduate Samuel Fang Junwei won the geNiUSbooks People’s Choice Award at the inaugural 2021 geNiUSchannel and geNiUSbooks Competition for his entry on the interactive version of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - JavaScript edition (SICP JS), an online textbook.

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TigerGraph and NUS Business Analytics Centre Collaborate to Strengthen Graph Database Capabilities

11 November 2021 Faculty , Teaching , News Media

 

The National University of Singapore Business Analytics Centre (NUS BAC) and TigerGraph, provider of the leading graph analytics platform, announced that they have entered into an MOU to enhance business analytics curriculum and strengthen students' graph database capabilities.

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Rajah & Tann partners with NUS to develop a seven-course tech program for lawyers

10 November 2021 Faculty , Teaching , News Media

 

Singapore law firm Rajah & Tann has collaborated with the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) to develop a seven-course technology program for lawyers.

In a statement, the firm said that the program is designed to equip lawyers with the skills to “harness disruptive technologies shaping the future of law,” and will include courses in design thinking, financial technology, application programming interface, robotic process automation, business analytics, and blockchain.

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2U announces partnership with the National University of Singapore, One of Asia's Top-Ranked Global Universities, to expand online professional education

09 November 2021 Faculty , Teaching , News Media , Press Release

2U Inc., a global leader in education technology, today announced a new partnership with the National University of Singapore School of Computing (NUS Computing) to create a portfolio of new GetSmarter professional programs in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), business analytics, fintech/blockchain, digital transformation, and product management/strategy. The partnership will provide professionals across the globe the opportunity to learn new skills from one of the world's leading computing schools.

The twelve new short courses in development aim to build depth and breadth in key disciplines and include AI in Finance, Crypto and Digital Currencies, and Digital Transformation Strategies. While all courses can be taken individually, NUS Computing is also exploring combining various courses to create learning pathways for students in each discipline.

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The Olympics for Computer Science

20 August 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Teaching , Feature

The International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) is one of the most prestigious competitions in the computer science world. Held every summer since 1987, the tournament sees exceptional high school students from over 80 countries gather to test their programming and problem-solving skills.

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NUS Computing professors win Annual Digital Education and Annual Teaching Excellence awards

16 August 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Teaching

16 August 2021 – Five NUS Computing professors won teaching awards conferred by the NUS Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning for the Academic Year (AY) 2019/2020.

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Four NUS Computing professors receive Annual Teaching Excellence Award for AY 2018/2019

27 July 2021 CSNEWS Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Teaching

27 July 2021 - NUS Computing faculty members Dr Lek Hsiang Hui, Dr Steven Halim, Dr Henry Chia, and Associate Professor Tan Wee Kek, were conferred the Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2020 (ATEA) for Academic Year (AY) 2018/2019 in early April this year.

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Aliens, spaceships, and time warps — programming lessons get funky with the Source Academy

01 April 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Teaching , Feature

When computer science freshmen first begin their undergraduate degree at NUS Computing, they’re required to take an innocuous-sounding module called CS1101S. There, they are introduced to the fundamentals of computer programming and, in the process, are transported to a whole new world — one comprised not just of 1s and 0s, but of spaceships and alien planets.

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Teaching Hands-On Computer Engineering

19 March 2021 CSFEATURES Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Teaching , Feature

For Ravi Suppiah, the term “teaching innovation” has never just been some far-off ideal to strive for when one has the time or energy for reflective improvement. Instead, it’s ingrained in everything he does as an educator.

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