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PhD student João Marcelo Evangelista Belo. Photo: private

2021.03.26 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Best CHI 2021 paper award

Congratulation to João Marcelo Evangelista Belo, Anna Maria Feit, Tiare Feuchtner and  Kaj Grønbæk for winning the Best Paper Award for their paper entitled "XRgonomics: Facilitating the Creation of Ergonomic 3D Interfaces" at the 2021 ACM CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The CHI conference is the premier…

2021.03.26 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, CPV

Inaugural lecture by Amin Timany

On April 9, Assistant professor Amin Timany will give his inaugural lecture on Zoom. Title: Formal reasoning about programs and programming languages. Abstract: It is well known that it is important to ensure that programs, especially in critical applications, e.g., online banking, are correct. This is because program bugs can lead to issues…

2021.03.24 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Online teambuilding for PhD students and Postdocs

Last week, PhD students and postdocs from the department gathered for some online teambuilding. They took up the challenge of solving the online escape room “The infinity loop”. And, they sure did that very well. The best two teams broke the all-time record for solving the game. Well done!

2021.03.23 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Best paper award to Peyman Afshani and Pingan Cheng

Congratulations to associate professor Peyman Afshani and PhD student Pingan Cheng for winning the best paper award for the “Lower Bounds for Semialgebraic Range Searching and Stabbing Problems", at the 37th International Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG).

2021.03.17 | Featured, CS frontpage, Public/media

Harshit came from India to study but decided to stay in Aarhus

In 2018, Harshit Mahapatra came from India to Aarhus to study Computer Science at the department. He graduated in 2020, but decided to stay in Aarhus. He now works as a software developer at the Alexandra Institute.

Lars Birkedal. Photo: VillumFonden

2021.03.15 | CPV, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Amazon Research Award to Lars Birkedal

Congratulations to Lars Birkedal who has received an $80,000 Amazon Research Award (ARA). The grant will support the research already being done at Centre for Center for basic research in Program Verification (CPV), in which Lars and his team develop fundamental mathematically based models and logics for rigorous mathematical reasoning about…

2021.03.09 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, COBRA

Concordium blockchain almost ready for launch

»I am proud that it is made in Aarhus. It is a world-class product,«states CEO Lone Fønss Schrøder about the Danish-developed blockchain protocol Concordium. Most of the development are done at COBRA under the leadership of Ivan Damgård and Jesper Buus Nielsen [article in Danish].

2021.03.03 | CS frontpage, Public/media, Featured

QS: AU ranks no. 99 within Computer Science in the world

The 2021 QS World University subject rankings are now available, and once again, Aarhus University marks itself as a top university as no. 99 within the subject ranking Computer Science and Information Systems. According to the 2021 QS subject ranking, the department is the best Computer Science Department in Denmark.

2021.03.01 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

The world’s most boring lecturer…

...is Ivan B. Damgård! And for once it is something to celebrate! Every year, the student association TÅGEKAMMERET hosts a competition to elect the most boring lecturer from the NAT faculty.

2021.03.12 | COBRA

TPBC 2021

The TPBC 2021 workshop will take place from 19 May to 7 July 2021 as a series of online seminars. The tentative schedule is every Wednesday, starting around 17h CEST and running until about 19h CEST.  This year's workshop is organized by the Cryptography and Data Security Group at University Bern. You will find further details on the…