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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.

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!

NordiCHI2022

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.

Ass. Prof. Kasper Green Larsen. Photo by Lars Svankjær.

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.

2020.10.28 | 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 frequently, even while…

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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/ 

2020.10.21 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Grant to increase security in DNA synthesis

Congratulations to Ivan Damgård and Carsten Baum who, in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Tsinghua University, Northeastern University and the Weizmann Institute of Science, will be working on DNA Synthesis Screening Methods.

2020.10.14 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Secure digital transfers with new blockchain solution

In the InfinIT project, researchers from Aarhus University and the IT University of Copenhagen have in collaboration with the Alexandra Institute worked on combining secure multiparty computing with blockchain to make, for example, digital auctions and money transfers more secure.The solution can help fight fraud for USD 5 billion annually in the…

2020.10.13 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

Ada Lovelace Day is the international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Ada Lovelace was one of the first to write an algorithm designed to be carried out by a machine. She is therefor, by some, seen as the first computer programmer. Also, her vision of what the machine (called the…

2020.10.12 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

How to handle complexity? You make simple things simple.

Last week, Bjarne Stroustrup visited the department and gave an exciting talk about the aims and status of C++. Did you miss it? Or want to review some of his points? View our recording of the talk.

2020.10.09 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

A new COronaVIDen app encourages citizens to help understand the Corona pandemic

The new COronaVIDen app is a research app that collects activity data from smartphones, smartwatches and fitnessbands. Researchers from Department of Computer Science participate in the research project that analyse the collected activity and questionnaire data from citizens.

2020.09.29 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Research highlight for Kasper Green Larsen

In the 10/2020 edition of the magazine Communications of the ACM, associate professor Kasper Green Larsens’ paper Lower Bounds for External Memory Integer Sorting via Network Coding is featured as a research highlight.

2020.09.28 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

DKK 4.5 million to Advance Zero-Knowledge Proof Cryptography

Congratulations to Assistant professors Carsten Baum and Peter Scholl, who have received DKK 4.5 million for their part of the project “Fromager”, in which they will collaborate with researchers from Galois, Qed.IT, Columbia University, and KU Leuven. The aim of the project is to develop highly efficient zero-knowledge proofs…

2020.09.25 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Special talk by Bjarne Stroustrup

On October 7, alumnus and honorary professor Bjarne Stroustrup will visit the department to give a talk about the aims and status of modern C++.

2020.09.23 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Welcome to Assistant Professor Chris Schwiegelshohn

Chris Schwiegelshohn did his PhD in Germany and subsequently went to the University of Sapienza in Rome; first as a postdoc and later as a faculty member. He recently joined Aarhus as a tenure track assistant professor in the Algorithms and Data Structure group. Chris' research interests mainly cover algorithms and machine…

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