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25 May 2024
Associate Professor Terence Sim of the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Trusted Internet and Community said AI-generated porn is “certainly a very pressing issue”. 

Associate Professor Terence Sim of the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Trusted Internet and Community said AI-generated porn is “certainly a very pressing issue”.

Channel News Asia, 31 May 2024

2 May 2024
“It’s a difficult balancing act,” says Ooi Wei Tsang, an associate professor in the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore. “Given that large language models are evolving rapidly, we are still learning how to do this.”

“It’s a difficult balancing act,” says Ooi Wei Tsang, an associate professor in the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore. “Given that large language models are evolving rapidly, we are still learning how to do this.”

IEEE Spectrum, 2 May 2024.

25 March 2024
Launched on March 25, the NUS AI Institute (NAII) will conduct research on how to address the ethical concerns and risks associated with AI and to apply AI across various domains such as education, healthcare, finance and sustainability.

Launched on March 25, the NUS AI Institute (NAII) will conduct research on how to address the ethical concerns and risks associated with AI and to apply AI across various domains such as education, healthcare, finance and sustainability.

The Straits Times, 25 March 2024

Economics Times, 27 March 2024

NUS News, 25 March 2024

19 March 2024
Should we still learn to code in the age of AI? Professor Hahn Jungpil says that AI has its limitations while computer education is about a way of thinking that goes beyond code. 

Should we still learn to code in the age of AI? Professor Hahn Jungpil says that AI has its limitations while computer education is about a way of thinking that goes beyond code.

The Straits Times, 19 March 2024

15 March 2024
While AI offers exciting potential for creative content creation, Professor Hahn Jungpil warns of its double-edged nature. Deepfakes pose a growing threat for spreading misinformation. He proposes proactive behavioural analysis as a promising strategy to combat this, acknowledging the challenges of regulating open-source AI and the limitations of current safeguards.

While AI offers exciting potential for creative content creation, Professor Hahn Jungpil warns of its double-edged nature. Deepfakes pose a growing threat for spreading misinformation. He proposes proactive behavioural analysis as a promising strategy to combat this, acknowledging the challenges of regulating open-source AI and the limitations of current safeguards.

The Business Times, 15 March 2024

14 March 2024
Professor Hahn Jungpil highlighted a critical challenge in the realm of deepfake detection. He emphasised that malicious actors could potentially gain an upper hand due to the need for enhanced deepfake training data to advance detection technologies.

Professor Hahn Jungpil highlighted a critical challenge in the realm of deepfake detection. He emphasised that malicious actors could potentially gain an upper hand due to the need for enhanced deepfake training data to advance detection technologies.

Lianhe Zaobao, 14 March 2024

10 March 2024
In the documentary, Associate Professor Terence Sim discusses the alarming ease with which deepfakes can be created and their astonishingly convincing nature.

In the documentary, Associate Professor Terence Sim discusses the alarming ease with which deepfakes can be created and their astonishingly convincing nature.

Channel News Asia, 10 March 2024
CH 5 Talking Point, 6 March 2024

8 March 2024
Associate Professor Bryan Low leads an accelerated Master’s programme in AI, providing early research exposure to Singaporean undergraduates. The programme emphasises energy-efficient AI and reliability, offering opportunities for students and researchers to address emerging challenges and opportunities in the field.

Associate Professor Bryan Low leads an accelerated Master’s programme in AI, providing early research exposure to Singaporean undergraduates. The programme emphasises energy-efficient AI and reliability, offering opportunities for students and researchers to address emerging challenges and opportunities in the field.

Channel News Asia, 9 March 2024
CH 5 News Tonight, 8 March 2024

4 March 2024
Associate Professor Terence Sim analysed OpenAI's showcase videos, uncovering subtle clues that can help identify AI-generated content.

Associate Professor Terence Sim analysed OpenAI's showcase videos, uncovering subtle clues that can help identify AI-generated content.

The Straits Times, 3 March 2024

26 February 2024
Prof Anthony Tung highlights the critical link between legislation and technology, particularly in regulating AI.

Prof Anthony Tung highlights the critical link between legislation and technology, particularly in regulating AI.

Lianhe Zaobao, 26 February 2024

20 February 2024
Provost's Chair Professor Mohan Kankanhalli and Professor Anthony Tung caution against social media oversharing, stressing the risks of divulging excessive personal information, especially about children. They call for heightened awareness and education to combat these dangers, underlining the need to verify content and employ technology for fraud detection.

Provost's Chair Professor Mohan Kankanhalli and Professor Anthony Tung caution against social media oversharing, stressing the risks of divulging excessive personal information, especially about children. They call for heightened awareness and education to combat these dangers, underlining the need to verify content and employ technology for fraud detection.

8world, 19 February 2024

8 February 2024
Associate Professor Kan Min Yen emphasises that Southeast Asia's regulations are less detailed compared to the EU's, citing the region's diverse digital landscape and emerging infrastructure as reasons why strict enforcement might be challenging.

Associate Professor Kan Min Yen emphasises that Southeast Asia's regulations are less detailed compared to the EU's, citing the region's diverse digital landscape and emerging infrastructure as reasons why strict enforcement might be challenging.

Deutsche Welle, 8 February 2024

5 February 2024
Associate Professor Kan Min Yen asserts that ASEAN, as a “critical region,” stands to gain from suitable AI adoption and implementation. However, he highlights that existing AI models are primarily trained on data that inadequately represents ASEAN citizens, failing to account for local languages, cultural norms, and everyday objects.

Associate Professor Kan Min Yen asserts that ASEAN, as a “critical region,” stands to gain from suitable AI adoption and implementation. However, he highlights that existing AI models are primarily trained on data that inadequately represents ASEAN citizens, failing to account for local languages, cultural norms, and everyday objects.

China Daily, 5 February 2024

5 February 2024
"I wanted to develop an interface that provides seamless access to people to interact with the world," said Associate Professor Suranga Nanayakkara. His team developed AiSee, the groundbreaking hands-free headset that helps visually impaired individuals 'see' by converting images to audio descriptions.

"I wanted to develop an interface that provides seamless access to people to interact with the world," said Associate Professor Suranga Nanayakkara. His team developed AiSee, the groundbreaking hands-free headset that helps visually impaired individuals 'see' by converting images to audio descriptions.

The Straits Times, 5 February 2024
AZoRobotics, 5 February 2024
NUS News, 5 February 2024
Hardwarezone.com, 5 February 2024
Yahoo Finance, 6 February 2024
Tech Edition, 6 February 2024
Morning Tick, 6 February 2024
Connect The Watts, 6 February 2024
Channel News Asia, 10 February 2024
Seithi Mediacorp, 9 March 2024

27 December 2023
Congratulations to four NUS Computing PhD students who were awarded the Google PhD Fellowship in 2023. Started in 2009, the Google PhD Fellowship programme was set up to recognise outstanding graduates with exceptional work in Computer Science related disciplines or promising research areas.
Four NUS Computing PhD students receive the Google PhD Fellowship
10 December 2023
In the race to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI), Singapore aims to get ahead by more than tripling its AI workforce to 15,000 in the next three to five years.

SINGAPORE: In the race to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI), Singapore aims to get ahead by more than tripling its AI workforce to 15,000 in the next three to five years.

Channel News Asia, 10 December 2023. 

6 December 2023
Ooi Beng Chin, Lee Kong Chian Centennial Professor at NUS and faculty member at School of Computing, has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The election was recently held at the CAS General Assembly on 16 November 2023.
Ooi Beng Chin
27 November 2023
In response to queries, Professor Teo Hock Hai, from the NUS Department of Information Systems and Analytics and principal investigator of the project, said he and his team from the NUS School of Computing used cutting-edge technologies in data analytics and AI algorithms.

In response to queries, Professor Teo Hock Hai, from the NUS Department of Information Systems and Analytics and principal investigator of the project, said he and his team from the NUS School of Computing used cutting-edge technologies in data analytics and AI algorithms.

The Straits Times, 27 Nov 2023. 

14 November 2023
Congratulations to Dr Mohan Kankanhalli for being appointed as the Artificial Intelligence Advisor for Singapore FinTech Festival's Content Advisory Panel. With rapid advancements and regulatory changes reshaping the financial landscape, the Panel ensures that the festival remains at the forefront of innovation and creates an impactful global public-private dialogue.
Professor Mohan Kankanhalli Appointed as Artificial Intelligence Advisor for Singapore FinTech Festival's Content Advisory Panel
16 October 2023
NUS Computing has joined a partnership with other leading universities to work with RealAssetX, a cutting-edge lab which aims to explore, develop and invest in technology, that promises to propel the real asset industry to new heights. RealAssetX was launched by PGIM Real Estate, a real estate investment manager overseeing assets valued at US$210 billion, on 10 October 2023.
RealAssetX and NUS Computing