Hackathon

Hack & Roll 2018

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On 27 to 28 January, HCIRS participated in NUS Hack & Roll 2018. Within 24 hours, members have to create a “hack” to present to the judges and other participants. This year HCIRS had a hacking good time producing 4 projects: BW – Optical Localisation Plus Robotics Cheap and Simple Indoor Localisation for Collaborative Robotics Instead of having bots in a play field to act autonomously, a central server with a god view of the play field controls them by dispatching commands to each of the bots. This greatly reduces the cost and complexity of the set up, as each bot no longer needs to be fitted with a wide array of expensive sensors, and the server only requires a camera. The god view is attained by having unique AR markers indicating landmarks in the play field, such as the […]

NOI

Hwa Chong Students Improve on Performance in 20th National Olympiad in Informatics

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For the 20th National Olympiad in Informatics, Hwa Chong has once again achieved excellent results! The team garnered a total of 5 Golds, 3 Silvers, 1 Bronze and 1 Honourable Mention. Furthermore, the team obtained the top secondary school award as well as the runner-up junior college award. Finally, two members of the team obtained the top secondary school contestants award. We would like to thank our seniors and teachers (Mr Koh Kim Tian & Ms Goh Keng Wah) for their continued support and guidance, and will strive to do even better in future editions! Hwa Chong @ NOI 2017

Cyber Security

Hwa Chong clinches top positions in Cybersecurity Competition

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Two teams from Hwa Chong Infocomm and Robotics Club Society participated in the annual Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp. After a gruellling nine-hour hacking and tinkering, both of our teams emerged within the Top 5, including the highly coveted first place, amongst a total of 100 teams. For more details: https://www.dsta.gov.sg/cddc/highlights Champion team (t0x1c v4p0r) consists (left to right): Ragul, Yicheng, Bailin, Jie Feng Team (az1d0az1d3 az1d3) Guy in black: Ying Keat ; Guy in white: Radar

NOI

19th Singapore National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI)

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Hwa Chong - NOI'16

Hwa Chong racked quite a few awards at the 19th annual Singapore National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI). This year we continued our tradition of excellence taking home 10 medals ( 100% medal rate! ), 2 Golds 6 Silvers & 2 Bronzes. We also took home the runner up for best secondary school & the youngest medallist! We hope this is just the beginning to another exciting year of competitive programming activities in Hwa Chong.   A huge thanks to our seniors( Wang ZhiJian, Gan “William” Wei Liang, Mark Theng & Bernard ), teachers ( Mr Koh KT & Mrs Goh KW ), student trainers ( Damian, Ming Jiang, Wei Seng & Jiefeng ) as well as the NUS Dec training staff & students ( Wen Yuen[RI], Guang Xuan[RI], Jacob[NUSH], Sean Pek[ex-NUSH], Howe Choong Yin[ex-NUSH] & Ranald[ex-RI] ) and for teaching and challenging the limits of […]

Cyber Security

We won 2nd Place at WhiteHacks@SG 2016!

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We tinker with cybersecurity and we’re quite good at it too. WhiteHacks is a 2-day competition, organised by Singapore Management University, under the banner of Whitehat Society, where you pit your skills against the other teams in a Jeopardy-style Capture the Flag competition!   We can proudly say that the HCIRS team has done us proud and clinched 2nd place, beating the next competitor by over 3 times in points.   Read more about WhiteHacks at http://whitehacks.sg/