Cyber Security

Cyber SEA Games 2020

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Singapore has emerged first in the 2020 Cyber SEA Games after a close competition with many other SEA countries. We are proud to announce that our very own member from HCIRS, Beh Chuen Yang, participated as one of the representatives from the Singapore team. Congratulations to all other participants as well, and let’s continue learning together as a region!


Our first GPU runtime machine!

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On the 24th of August 2020, IRS Machine Learning built its first PC outfitted for Machine Learning purposes. A huge thank you to our CCA teacher Mr Loh for approving our purchase after negotiations. The GPU runtime will sit in Hwa Chong’s Data Centre and will be used by IRS members to provide hardware acceleration for Machine Learning / AI applications, projects and research.

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Whitehacks 2020

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Last week, HCIRS participated in the Whitehacks 2020 competition organised by the SMU Whitehat Society. We are pleased to announce that we have achieved commendable results:

Team Saliency: Teo Kai Xiang, Zhao Zhongqi, Lien Cai Ting

1st Runner-Up
Team Mihara: Zhang Yao William, Sherman Chann Zhi Shen, Luo Hongxun

7th Place
Team X Æ A-12: Zhou Taidi, Lim See Min, Wu Jiayang

15th Place
Team Sannin: Beh Chuen Yang, Choo Zheng Jun, Tan Teong Seng

Congratulations to all winners and thanks to the organisers for creating such a fun event for all of us! We learned a lot and we look forward to next year’s iteration!


National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI) 2020

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HCIRS has once again bagged several awards at the 23rd annual Singapore National Olympiad in Informatics 2020, achieving 2 golds and 3 silvers.

Gold medallists
Tan Yi Kai
Stuart Lim Yi Xiong

Silver medallists
Quek Jia Zhi, Shuan
Zhao Zhongqi
Jiang Zhiheng

We would also like to thank our teachers and seniors for their guidance and we will continue striving for excellence in future editions!

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Brainhack 2020

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Last week, HCIRS participated in Brainhack 2020 organised by DSTA, which comprised the CDDC and TIL competition, and achieved these outstanding results:


Sherman Chann Zhi Shen, Teo Kai Xiang, Wu Jiayang, Zhang Yao William

1st Runners’ Up
Beh Chuen Yang, Choo Zheng Jun, Tan Teong Seng, Zhao Zhongqi

8th Place
Zhou Taidi, Luo Hongxun

14th Place
Bryan Shan Guanrong, Guan Yangchen, Lien Cai Ting, Lim See Min


1st Runner-Up
Chen Zerui, Huang Junwei, Jiang Zhiheng, Li Yuanfei, Wang Yiqin, Zhang Yining

Congratulations to all teams! Huge thanks to the team at DSTA for organizing the event and providing us with this excellent opportunity to learn!

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Cyberthon 2020

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Two weeks ago, HCIRS sent out two teams to participate in Cyberthon 2020 (which had been moved online), and achieved the following excellent results:

Overall Champion, CSIT Category Award, Network Security Category Award, Operating Systems Category Award & Web Services Category Award
Members: Sherman Chann, Teo Kai Xiang, William Zhang and Wu Jiayang.

Overall 1st Runner-Up
Members: Beh Chuen Yang, Bryan Shan, Choo Zheng Jun, Wang Yiqin

Hwa Chong Institution also received commendation from Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen on Facebook, for its ability to adapt to restrictions during the circuit breaker period by holding Cyberthon 2020 fully online.

Congratulations to both teams for their excellent performance!


2020 IRS Open Sessions & Interviews

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Hey C1s! 👋

Have a passion for programming 💻? Or simply love technology 🖥? Then IRS is the right CCA for you!

Infocomm Robotics Society consists of 5 sections — Competitive Programming👨‍💻👩‍💻, Machine Learning🕹🖲, WebApp Development📱⌨, CyberSecurity 🙅‍♂🙅‍♀and Robotics 🤖 🤖 ! In IRS you get to learn more about your specialisations and participate in a myriad of competitions to test out your newly acquired skills!

Want to get a taste of our CCA session? Sign up for our tasters now!
Or perhaps you’re eager to join? Then why not sign up directly for an interview under the “Join Us!” page above!

If you have any queries our doubt, feel free to drop us a dm or a sayat at our CCA Instagram @hcirs!

See you soon!


Sinapore VEX National Championships 2020

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Just last month, HCIRS took part in the annual Singapore VEX National Championships 2020. After several months of continuous hard work, we are proud to announce that HCIRS, both our high school and college teams, has achieved the following commendable results!

Tournament Champions 🎉 🏆
Team 8076B (Trinity) & Team 8076C (Cypher)

Quarterfinalists 🏅
Team 8076A (Link) & Team 8076Z (Morpheus)

Design Award
Team 8076B (Trinity)

Congratulations to all teams!


National Junior Robotics Competition 2019

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In September 2019, HCIRS participated in NRC 2019, WRO Regular Tertiary Category. It has been a few months worth of hard work and all teams have achieved commendable results:

Team Milo Gao Kosong
2nd Best Programming Award
3rd Best Presentation Award
3rd Overall Award

Team Salad Juice
1st Best Content Award
Top 6 Presentation (Engineering Design)

Team Pure Water
Top 6 Presentation (Programming & Engineering Design)
Top 10 Robot Game

Congratulations to all teams! And a huge thank you to the seniors who have taken time off this week to come down and support us!