HCIRS has organised its very first jeopardy-style CTF this year for secondary school students. The event was held on the 9th of January and received active participation from students across various schools. We would like to congratulate the winners:
1st place – Sean Seah (ACSI) 2nd place – Ivan Tung (HCI) 3rd place – Joey Tang (HCI) 4th place – Zhao Yun (NUSH) 5th place – Theodore Lee (HCI)
Thank you everyone who joined us for our first CTF! We hope that everyone had fun and we can’t wait to bring you an even better CTF next time!
From June to September 2020, HCIRS took part in the Amazon Web Services Build On Singapore 2020 hackathon. After months of grueling preparation, our team comprising Alistair Cheong, Chen Zerui, Wang Yiqin and Wu Jiayang, have emerged as Joint Champions of the Junior Category with their Learning Management System catered to volunteer tuition groups.
We would like to thank AWS for organising this competition, as well as the school for giving us the opportunity to embark on this unique learning experience!
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!
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.
The Asia Pacific International Olympiad 2020 was held online and attracted participants from many countries. We are proud to announce that our very own HCIRS member, Benson Lin Zhan Yi, was able to represent the Singapore delegation and managed to clinch an Individual Silver award. Congratulations to all other winners too!
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.
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!