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2021.01.20 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Data Visualization course brings together Master students across faculties

The need to gather, analyze, and ultimately understand data pervades all scientific fields. Hence, it is no wonder that the Data Visualization (DaVi) course attracts not only our own students, but students from all over the university – for example from the Faculty of Technical Sciences and the School of Business and Social Sciences. In the fall…

2021.01.13 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Bestseller invests in computer science start-up

Congratulations to the entrepreneurs behind Emplate, who have recived a large investment from Bestsellers investment company Heartland. Now the company can start their transformation from market leader in Denmark to global player in software solutions for shopping centers [article in Danish].

2021.01.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

BLOG POST: Multiparty Computation: The beacon of privacy solutions explained

You may have heard about Multiparty computation, or MPC, for short, but you may not know exactly what it is. That’s why in this blog post, we are going to explain exactly what multiparty computation is, and discuss the profound and seemingly impossible tasks it can help us accomplish.

Lars Arge, Professor at Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University. Photo: Morten Koldby

2020.12.26 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

In Memoriam: Professor Lars Arge

It is with great sorrow, we received the message that Professor Lars Arge has passed away on December 23rd, 2020, at the age of just 53. His wife Alice and the closest family was with him. Lars finally has peace after battling kidney cancer for several years. Lars has been very open about his fight in both his personal communication…

2020.12.17 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Ira Assent in interdisciplinary research project to pave the way for new pharmaceuticals

Computer Science is important in all aspects of research and industry! Congratulations to Ira Assent, who is part of the "Open discovery of metabolic targets for therapeutic intervention in kidney disease" project. The project aims to identify metabolites that predict kidney cell phenotypes during chronic kidney disease, and investigate how…

2020.12.16 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Anders Møller interviewed for Kortsluttet at P1

Can a single programming error cost $ 100 million? Can a programming error cost lives? How do we best help programmers fix bugs? and can one automate troubleshooting? Listen to professor and deputy head of department Anders Møller talk about this in Kortsluttet on P1 [interview in Danish].

2020.12.15 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

New Committee for Diversity and Equality at the Department

At Department of Computer Science (CS), we see diversity, as a strength and we are well aware that the Department - and computer science in general - is lacking, especially, gender diversity. Therefore, CS has established and supported a range of different initiatives over the years to foster a greater diversity among students and employees.

2020.12.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Test your programming skills

On November 7, the Danish championship in programming took place. The teams had to solve 13 problems within 5 hours. If you want to take up the challenge, you can find and try the problems here: https://ncpc20.kattis.com/problems.

2020.12.01 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Growing number of Chinese students in Aarhus

Over the past three years, the Department of Computer Science has received increasing numbers of applications from international students for the master’s programme in Computer Science. These students come from all over the world, but in 2020 especially the number of Chinese applicants increased.

2020.11.26 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Danish computer science departments form a strong alliance

All Danish computer science departments and the Alexandra Institute form a unique alliance, which is supported by DKK 100 million by Innovation Fund Denmark. Head of Department Kaj Grønbæk is part of the board.

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2020.11.20 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Congratulations to Sapere Aude Research Leader Peter Scholl

“The Sapere Aude programme is a fantastic opportunity to consolidate my research and develop my skills as a research leader. It is great to see my work being recognized in this way, and I am looking forward to the pleasure of working with the early-career researchers who will be recruited for the project,” says Peter Scholl. Congratulations!

2020.11.16 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, CPV

Great success for LogSem and PL at two top conferences

Researchers from Logic & Semantics and Programming Languages have had a remarkably high number of papers accepted at the top conferences OOPSLA’20 and POPL’21. At OOPSLA, which takes place this week, five papers have been accepted for publication. At POPL, they got six papers got accepted, which is almost 10% of all accepted papers. Great work!

2020.11.10 | CS frontpage, Public/media, Featured

The NordiCHI conference is coming back to Aarhus

Once again HCI at Aarhus University hosts the NordiCHI conference. In 2022 the overall theme will be “Participative computing for sustainable futures”. NordiCHI 2022 in Aarhus will continue the NordiCHI tradition of being an international-level venue for dissemination and development of human-computer interaction research in the broadest sense.…

2020.11.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Application for student offices is open

All Computer Science and IT Product Development students can now apply for an office at the department, for the 2021 spring semester. Deadline is January 17, 2021.

2020.11.09 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Kasper Green Larsen gives talk at the world cup of programming competitions

This weekend, associate professor Kasper Green Larsen gave a talk about Lower Bounds for Multiplication via Network Coding for the finalists in the international (World Cup) programming competition ICPC.

2020.11.09 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Talent track students get research paper accepted at SOSA 2021

Bachelor students Jonathan Lindegaard Starup and Jesper Steensgaard have been part of the department’s Talent Track programme, in which students get to work closely with researchers on actual research questions. Their close work with Associate Professor Kasper Green Larsen has resulted in the research paper Further Unifying the Landscape of Cell…

2020.10.30 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Master of IT wins the 2020 Informatics Europe Best Practices in Education Award

We are very happy to announce that the team behind the Master of IT has been honored, by Informatics Europe, with the 2020 Informatics Europe Best Practices in Education Award. We especially would like to praise our own Henrik Bærbak Christensen and Claudio Orlandi for their hard work in making the Master of IT such a success.

2020.10.29 | COBRA

COBRA at ECC 2020

Associate Professor Bas Spitters just participated on an online panel at the ECC 2020 workshop discussing formal verification of ECC implementations. You can watch the panel discussion here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qdel7x2ofMY Further details on the workshop can be found here: https://eccworkshop.org/2020/ 

2020.10.28 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Computer Science at Aarhus University is again #100 in the world and #1 in Denmark!

We are proud to announce that Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings again has ranked Computer Science at Aarhus University as number 1 in Denmark, in their 2021 subject ranking. Overall, Computer Science at Aarhus University is ranked as number 100 of 827 listed universities, from all over the world. This makes Aarhus University…

2020.10.27 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

REMEMBER your face mask

From October 29, it is mandatory to wear a face mask when moving around the department's commons areas. Once seated (in the auditorium, class rooms, offices, canteen) you may remove the mask. Remember that masks alone cannot protect you from COVID-19. Maintain at least 1 metre distance from others and wash your hands…

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