2018.03.21 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

New professor at the department

Jesper Buus Nielsen has been appointed professor in crytography and security at the Department of Computer Science as of 1 april 2018. Jesper is one of the top cited and publishing researchers in secure multiparty computation. His primary research areas are implementing secure multiparty computation in practice, rational cryptography, leakage…

2018.03.09 | Open house, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Alumnus event on April 5

On April 5, the department hosts an event for all alumnus from Computer Science and IT-Product development. Currently, 170 have signed up, and we look forward to an exciting day with talks, tour of the department and time to socialize with fellow students.

Bjarne Stroustrup

2018.03.07 | News from the management, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

3 new honorary professors at the department

It is with great pride and pleasure the department can announce the appointment of three new honorary professors – Bjarne Stroustrup (extension), Olivier Danvy and Michael E. Caspersen. As an honorary professor, the appointee is expected to promote our department, and to work together with us i.e. by giving guest lectures.

Mark Simkin, PhD student

2018.03.01 | Awards, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Elite research travel grant to Mark Simkin

Congratulations to PhD student Mark Simkin, who has received the prestigious Elite Travel grant from the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Søren Pind, minister for Higher Education and Science, presented the grant to Mark at the Elite Research Ceremony in Copenhagen on March 1. Mark is planning to use the travel grant for a stay at IBM…

2018.02.05 | CS frontpage, Featured, Private and public companies, Public/media, Future students, News from the management

Spotlight is on the Study Environment

A new study café and mentor program are some of the tools used to reduce student dropout and to improve the study environment for the departments 700 students.

Photo: Simon Knudsen

2018.01.23 | CS frontpage, Public/media, Private and public companies, Featured

Computer Science Professor receives Villum Kann Rasmussen's Annual Award

Professor Ivan Bjerre Damgård is this year’s recipient of the Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award in Science and Technology (5 million DKK). He receives the award in recognition of his outstanding research in the field of cryptography and data security.

2018.01.18 | Public/media, CS frontpage, Private and public companies, Media coverage, Featured

Companies on waitlist to recruit students at Kdag

It took less than five days for all stands at the 2018-edition of the career fair Katrinebjerg Karrieredag (Kdag) to be sold out.

2018.01.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Private and public companies, Public/media, Future students

AUHack 2018: Hackers help companies

For the third time on April 13 - 15, 2018 IT City Katrinebjerg will host AUHack, an event arranged by student volunteers. At AUHack students meet to innovate and create new IT products and solutions. - Hacking is a buzzword in the media, but there is far more to the word than just infiltrating a company illegally. Hacking is a term in which you…

Andreas Mathisen and Manuel Ciosici

2018.01.02 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

STIBO Grants to Manuel Ciosici and Andreas Mathisen

Congratulations to PhD students Manuel Ciosici (Data-Intensive Systems) and Andreas Mathisen (Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction) who both have received a travel grant from STIBO for their stay abroad in the US. From January to June 2018, Manuel will be working at University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute, while Andreas…

Lars Birkedal, Professor, Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University

2017.12.14 | Awards, People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

International recognition for Lars Birkedal

Professor Lars Birkedal is named Fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his contributions to the semantic and logical foundations of compilers and program verification systems. ACM is the worldwide organization for computer researchers and professionals. ACM Fellow is the highest recognition given by the organization, and only…

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2017.12.08 | CS frontpage, Private and public companies, Public/media, Future students, Featured

Meet 25-year-old Morten: CS student and team captain at the Danish Cyber Security national team

Interpersonal skills, ability to see the bigger picture and a lot of patience: It takes a wide variety of skills, if one has to be team captain at the Danish Cyber Security national team. Lucky for the team, Morten Eskildsen, computer science-student at the Department of Computer Science, possess all of these skills - and many more. As…

2017.12.01 | CS frontpage, Private and public companies, Public/media, Featured, News from the management

Rector Brian Bech Nielsen visited Department of Computer Science

Aarhus University must maintain its independence, focus on international recruitment of researchers and students, and increase its collaboration with the private sector. Through this, the university can maintain its high ambitions on quality in research, knowledge and education for the future. This was the main message when Rector at Aarhus…

2017.11.23 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

STIBO Grant to Kristoffer Just Andersen

Congratulations to PhD student Kristoffer Just Andersen (Logic & Semantics) who has just received a travel grant from the STIBO foundation. Kristoffer will use the grant for his stay abroad at University College London from January-June 2018. The Stibo foundation hands out a number of travel grants every year of up to DKK 100.000.…

2017.11.22 | CS frontpage, Private and public companies, Public/media, Talent development, People , Featured

Five high school students competed at World Robot Olympiad

Two Danish teams - three girls and two boys - competed against 1500 participants at the international finals in World Robot Olympiad (WRO), which was held November 10-12th 2017 in Costa Rica. The Danish team qualified for the championship in October, when Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University hosted the the Danish Finals. Read…

2017.11.16 | CS frontpage, Featured, Private and public companies, Public/media, Future students

Study trials for secondary school students agree: "Job opportunities are important for my choice of study"

This autumn, secondary school students from all over the country have been visiting Department of Computer Science to get an introduction to the department’s education programs in Computer Science and IT Product Development.

2017.11.03 | CS frontpage, Featured, Private and public companies, Public/media

VIDEO: Meet Lars Bak. Front man at Google in Aarhus and Silicon Valley.

and alumni at Department of Computer Science, not to forget.

2017.10.31 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Big data can prevent bankruptcies

Scientists are developing a tool that can predict companies' risk of bankruptcy. In the case of a series of replacements of a company's board, management and auditors, or if a company changes sector several times over a short period of time, it could be an indication of problems with the economy or an attempt to circumvent the rules.

2017.10.30 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award to Adamsen and Møller

Congratulations to PhD student Christoffer Quist Adamsen and Professor Anders Møller who received ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award at OOPSLA 2017 for the paper Practical Initialization Race Detection for JavaScript Web Applications. The paper is co-written with Frank Tip.

2017.10.26 | Media coverage, Research news, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, MADALGO

Computer Scientist at CS solves 30-year-old mathematical problem

Assistant Professor Kasper Green Larsen (DK) and co-author Jelani Nelson (US) have demonstrated that a 30-year-old theorem is the best way to reduce data and speed up algorithms. For that they get praised by an acknowledged mathematician - Professor Noga Alon. Read the whole press release here (in Danish) and the news story from Harvard John A.…

2017.10.25 | CS frontpage, Featured, Future students, Private and public companies, Public/media

Massive news coverage of IT Camp for girls 2017

October 18-20, this year’s edition of "IT-Camp for girls” took place at Department of Computer Science – and received a great amount of media attention.

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