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Keyan and his group adjusting the prototype. Photo: Kaspar Hvid

2018.12.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

IT Product Development students show off first-year projects

This week, first semester students in IT-Product Development exhibited their first-year project for teachers, friends and families. The assignment was to create an interactive lamp for the Department’s study café.

Claudio Orlandi. Photo: Peter Hoffmann

2018.12.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Keeping our data safe: the role of multiparty computation

Everyone agrees that some information must be kept private, such as your medical history. But databases that hold such data can be very useful for large scale research, for example in medical trials. How can we use such data while still respecting people's privacy? Three ERC funded researchers are exploring how multiparty computation can work to…

Photo: Colorbox

2018.11.29 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, Private and public companies

Call for Assistant and Associate Professors in Computer Science

The Department is looking for excellent and visionary tenure-track Assistant Professors or Associate Professors to push the frontiers of Computer Science research. We are seeking researchers from all areas of computer science to join the department and collaborate with our world-class researchers.

Anders Dalskov. Photo: private

2018.11.26 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Can we trust encrypted cloud-services?

Read what PhD student Anders Dalskov from the Crypto and Security group thinks. Anders has written an interesting blog post [in Danish] based on his master's thesis, which was named best CS thesis in 2017.

Ira Assent. Photo: AU Foto

2018.11.19 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

New Professor at the department – Ira Assent

On August 1, Ira Assent was appointed professor at Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University.

2018.11.14 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

New Chief Advisor and Head of Secretariat at Department of Computer Science

Starting February 1st 2019 Na Ree Sørensen will be the new Chief Advisor and Head of Secretariat at Department of Computer Science. Na Ree has a background in political science (cand. scient. pol.) from Aarhus University in 2007. She has worked as an advisor/project manager in "Invest in Denmark", and the Ministry of Foreign…

2018.11.02 | Public/media, People , Students, Future students, Featured, CS frontpage

IT Camp for girls was a big success

For the 13th time, IT camp for girls was organized for girls during the autumn holidays

Jesper Buus Nielsen. Photo: Private

2018.10.31 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

5.5 million from DFF to Jesper Buus Nielsen

Congratulations to Professor Jesper Buus Nielsen who has received DKK 5.5 mill. from Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF – Natur og Univers) to do research in better theory for better practice in MPC. Secure multiparty computation (MPC) is a collection of cryptographic techniques allowing computation on encrypted data without leaking…

Photo: AU Incubator, Instagram

2018.10.26 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

CS students celebrated for their dual careers

On October 25, Aarhus University celebrated all their talented dual-career students. We are very proud to announce that all the entrepreneurial students honored from Science and Technology came from Department of Computer Science. Congratulations!

Ira Assent. Photo: Private

2018.10.16 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Professor Ira Assent new member of the Industrial Research Committee at the Innovation Fund

Professor Ira Assent has been appointed new member of the Industrial Research Committee at the Innovation Fund within the field of information and data processing. The task of the Industrial Research Committee is to decide on applications for industrial PhD and Postdoc schemes and assist the Innovation Fund in research issues related to these two…

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2018.11.20 | MADALGO

PhD student Asger Drewsen and Team win Danish Championship in Programming 2018

Madalgo PhD student Asger was part of the programming trio from Department of Computer Science who won the 2018 Danish National Championship in Programming.

2018.11.07 | MADALGO

Kasper Green Larsen gives a talk to the rising stars of computer science

Kasper, who is currently on sabbatical at University of California, Berkeley, was invited to the annual China Theory Week 17 - 20 September in order to inspire the rising stars of theoretical computer science.

2018.10.15 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Chaya Ganesh is a rising star

Congratulations to Chaya Ganesh, who has been invited to participate in MIT’s EECS Rising stars workshop 2018.

2018.10.04 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

55 Girls Replace their Autumn Break with Design and Programming

For the 13th year in a row, the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University (AU) organize the annual IT Camp for girls in the autumn break, and the seats are in high demand. Although several other universities offer similar programs, this year there has been a record high number of applicants for the offer from AU.

2018.10.03 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Sustainability on the curriculum for 370 pupils

Perhaps the Danish high-school students who know most about sustainability. At all events, 370 students from Aarhus Tech now know a little more after hearing about the latest knowledge and technology last Friday at a theme day at Aarhus University organized by Department of Computer Science and AU Engineering.

2018.09.28 | Awards, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

CS Student honoured with the Queen’s travel scholarship

Karl-Emil Bilstrup, who studies IT Product Development, was one of four AU students, who was honoured by Her Majesty the Queen’s travel scholarship on September 14.

2018.09.27 | Public/media, PIT , Featured, CS frontpage

Susanne Bødker appointed Honorary Doctor at KTH

To honor Susanne Bødker being one of the key figures behind the Participatory Design movement, she has been appointed Honorary Doctor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Susanne will receive her honorary doctor title on November 16, where se will give a seminar on her work.

2018.09.25 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

New project to promote health using data from the patients' smartphones

A new interdisciplinary research project aims at promoting health by analysing up-to-the-minute data, for example from patients' smartphones, and statistical data from the healthcare system. With DKK 20 mill. from Innovation Fund Denmark, two professors, one in public health and one in computer science, will be joining a number of companies,…

2018.09.11 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, MADALGO , Public/media

Stibo grant to Casper Freksen

Congratulations to PhD student Casper Freksen from the Algorithms and Data Structures group who has received a travel scholarship from the STIBO foundation. Casper will use the DKK 65.000 for his stay abroad at Harvard, where he will be until December 21. We wish you an exciting stay in the USA.

2018.09.10 | CS frontpage, People , Public/media, Featured, MADALGO

Inaugural lecture by Professor Jesper Buus Nielsen

The appointment of Jesper Buus Nielsen as professor at the Department of Computer Science will be celebrated on September 14 with an inaugural lecture.

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