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Information Session with National University of Singapore, School of Computing


Time: December 13rd, 2018

Content: Information about summer workshop, non-Graduate-non-exchange program, internship program and graduate programs of NUS School of Computing.


Professor Tan Tiow Seng isthe Director of International Education Programme, School of Computing at National University of Singapore (NUS).He is in charge of International Educational Programs, oversees international student exchange programs, summer programs and graduate programs. Professor Tanis the former Vice Dean of School of Computing, NUS who oversees the Graduate Studies, and the Deputy Director (Education) at NUS Suzhou Research Institute.

Professor Tan obtained his PhD degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. He specializes in algorithm designs, in particular, geometric algorithms. He leads a research group which focuses on geometric algorithms with applications to interactive graphics, visualization and games. His team has released a number of GPU software on geometric computation for free download to the community. These are the only ones available that are robust, accurate and efficient till date.

NUS School of Computing conducts Summer Programs for international students to study advanced computing and information technology related courses and projects in NUS. The program inspiredstudents todevelop a global perspective to prepare oneself for future work and further studies overseas. The 2018 Summer Workshop was held from 11 July 2018 to 1 August 2018 with 378 participated students, sought to give students an insights into various hot topics in computing and IT covering 3 main areas: Artificial Intelligence and Multimedia Computing, Big Data and Cloud Computing, and Internet of Things and Security.  Students were required to get extensive hands-on experience and apply their new-found knowledge in their projects, guided by professors. On the final day, students showcased the fruits of their labour and presented their works to fellow students and lecturers. The coming NUS SoC Summer Workshop 2019 retains its highly-engaging format, weaving theory into practice as professors delve deep with the students into computing and IT fields offering some of the industry's highly sought-after knowledge and skills.

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