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27 September 2023
Debugging is the bane of many a computer programmer’s existence — a task that’s both immensely costly and time-consuming. For a start, locating the source of a software error, or bug, is “like finding a needle in a haystack,” says Abhik Roychoudhury, a Provost's Chair Professor of Computer Science at NUS Computing.
Fixing vulnerable computer programs with semantic reasoning
22 June 2023
22 Jun 2023 — NUS Computing Associate Professor Ilya Sergey and students won an ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award at the 44th ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI).
28 March 2023
28 March 2023 – Lee Kong Chian Centennial Professor Ooi Beng Chin from the NUS School of Computing has been elected as Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Engineering, Singapore (SAEng) in February 2023. The SAEng serves as a think tank on engineering-related public policy and steers initiatives in the areas of strategic importance to Singapore so as to meet the challenges of the new millennium.
19 January 2023
19 January 2023 – Minister of State Gan Siow Huang recently officiated at the launch of the Centre for Nurturing Computing Excellence (CeNCE), a learning space established in February 2022 by the NUS School of Computing (NUS Computing) to develop core computing competencies among both pre-university and university students.
17 November 2022
16 Nov 2022 – The School of Computing was once again abuzz with creative energy as some 120 students presented 40 innovative projects across 4 tracks to over 600 guests and industry sponsors at the 21st STePS (SOC Term Project Showcase). Touted as the biggest developer centric event at the NUS School of Computing, the brainchild of Prof Anand Bhojan can be described as a mini tradeshow that provides a platform for selected student projects to be showcased to peers, industry sponsors, government agencies and interested parties.
5 April 2022
05 April 2022 — NUS Computing Provost’s Chair Professor Abhik Roychoudhury has won the IEEE Technical Committee of Software Engineering’s New Directions Award for 2022.
31 March 2022
From left to right: NUS Computing Assistant Professor Umang Mathur, Assistant Professor Andreas Pavlogiannis and PhD student Hünkar Can Tunç, both from Aarhus University, along with Professor Mahesh Viswanathan from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, won Best Paper Award at ASPLOS 2022.
11 June 2021
11 June 2021 – NUS Computing and Yale-NUS College Associate Professor Ilya Sergey has won the Distinguished Paper Award from the 42nd ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation conference.
15 February 2021
In 2011, Damith Rajapakse was teaching a few modules at NUS Computing when he ran into a problem. Part of his modules comprised an aspect of project work, and he needed a way to evaluate each student’s contribution to their respective projects, so that he could assign grades in a fair manner. But the tools available to Rajapakse weren’t very helpful.
8 December 2020

NUS has honoured seven exceptional educators, researchers and professionals at the NUS University Awards 2020. The annual event recognises individuals for their outstanding contributions in the areas of education, research and service to the University, Singapore and the global community.

Professor Dong Jin Song from the NUS' School of Computing was given the University Research Recognition Award for developing a software verification framework that has more than 4,000 users from over 150 countries.

NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye lauded the award winners for being role models for the university community. “Each award winner has exemplified the spirit of excellence with an indomitable spirit. They are truly esteemed individuals – beacons and pathfinders who inspire us to better ourselves and to scale new heights even in times of crisis. NUS is proud to celebrate their dedication and distinguished accomplishments,” he said.

The Straits Times, 7 December 2020

NUS News, 4 December 2020

5 November 2020
5 November 2020 – Several NUS Computing professors were recently awarded funding from the MOE Academic Research Funding (AcRF) Tier 2 scheme. Among the grant recipients were Professor Dong Jin Song, Professor Wing-Kin Sung and Assistant Professor Lee Gim Hee, all from the Department of Computer Science.
21 July 2020
21 July 2020 – NUS Computing Provost's Chair Professor Abhik Roychoudhury and his team received the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at the 42nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2020), held online from 27 June to 19 July 2020. The conference provides a platform for researchers to present and discuss innovations and trends in the field of software engineering.
22 November 2019

Fixing bugs can be a tedious and time consuming work for programmers. Instead of having the programmer manually debug and fix faulty code, can the system suggest possible patches for the code? NUS Computing Professor Abhik Roychoudhury discussed his research in automated program repair and how this field of research can help programmers automatically rectify software errors and vulnerabilities.

Communications of the ACM, 22 November 2019

13 November 2019
13 November 2019 – NUS Computing and Yale-NUS College Associate Professor Ilya Sergey received the Distinguished Artifact Award at the annual Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages & Applications (OOPSLA) conference held from 20 to 25 October in Athens, Greece.
7 May 2019
7 May 2019 – NUS Computing Professor Dong Jin Song and his former PhD students, Dr Sun Jun and Dr Liu Yang, won the 20 Year ICFEM Most Influential System Award on 14 November 2018. The award was presented at the 20th International Conference on Formal Engineering Methods (ICFEM) in Gold Coast, Australia.
17 April 2019
17 April 2019 – Associate Professor Ilya Sergey was awarded the 2019 AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prize (Junior category) for his work in programming language theory. The award will be given out at the 2019 European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP) in London, England, held from 15 to 19 July.