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Assistant Professor Cigdem Aslay. Photo: private

2020.09.17 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Welcome to Assistant Professor Cigdem Aslay

Cigdem Aslay started as an Assistant Professor in the Data Intensive Systems group on September 1, 2020. She received her PhD from the University of Pompeu Fabra in December 2016 under the supervision of Francesco Bonchi and Ricardo Baeza Yates. During her PhD, she was hosted by Yahoo Research Barcelona Lab as a PhD student in the Web Mining…

Professor Ioannis Caragiannis. Photo: private

2020.09.17 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Welcome to Professor Ioannis Caragiannis

Ioannis Caragiannis joined the department as a professor in August 2020. Before coming to Aarhus, he was a faculty member at the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics of the University of Patras (since 2006). His research interests include design and analysis of algorithms (in particular, approximation and online algorithms),…

Photo by Christina Sanne Gøttsche

2020.09.08 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Welcome to our new PhD students

Over the summer, 13 new PhD students have joined the department. Yesterday, head of the PhD programme Anders Møller invited them all to a welcome meeting. Welcome, we look forward to working with all of you, and learning more about your exciting research!

2020.09.02 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Best paper award

Congratulations to Professor Jaco van der Pol for winning the FORMATS2020 best paper award at QONFEST2020, for the paper “Certifying Emptiness of Timed Büchi Automata", which is co-written with Simon Wimmer and Frédéric Herbreteau!

Former Operations Manager at CS and Alumni Peder Chr. Nørgaard

2020.08.25 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

In memory of our former Operations Manager Peder Chr. Nørgaard

Former Operations Manager at CS and Alumni Peder Chr. Nørgaard has passed away on August 18th, 2020 in the age of 65.

2020.08.24 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Can discrimination in algorithms be eliminated?

Can discrimination in algorithms be eliminated? PhD student Simon Enni took part in the discussion in Deadline on 22 August. The topic was raised in the wake of major protests against an algorithm that was used to provide characters in England but proved to discriminate against students from vulnerable groups. Click on the link to see the full…

2020.08.13 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Prof. Susanne Bødker is new a member of Independent Research Fund Denmark

Professor Susanne Bødker is one of 24 new council members at Independent Research Fund Denmark. Susanne is part of the academic council for Technology and Production. She joins Lars Birkedal who already is a member of the council for Nature & Universe. Congratulations!

2020.08.11 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Corona was not a crisis for Aeroguest, whose services get increased attention

With the corona pandemic, many customers demand touch-free check-in at hotels. This has increased the interest in Aeroguest’s (started by CS alumni Martin Sponholtz) touch-free services for hotels. Read more about Aeroguest’s growth-adventure [article in Danish]

Professor Hans Gellersen

2020.07.30 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Welcome to Professor Hans Gellersen

Hans Gellersen joined the department as a professor in the beginning of 2020. He started his career at the University of Karlsruhe, where he completed a PhD in Computer Science in 1996 and led an independent research group until 2001. At the time, he conducted early research into context-aware computing and initiated the Ubiquitous computing…

female students, which is a record.
Photo: Lars Kruse, AU photo

2020.07.30 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Record high admission of female students

On July 28, 299 young people received offers for admission to one of Aarhus University's Natural Sciences IT degree programs. All three programs - Computer Science, IT Product Development and Data Science - have made great progress in the number of applicants, and a little more than 19% of the submitted offers are for female students, which is a…

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2020.09.07 | CPV

Welcome to Sergei Stepanenko

On Sept. 1, Sergei joined CVP as a PhD student. Sergei finished his bachelor degree at the Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia. During his final year, Sergei worked as a Haskell programmer. For his thesis, Sergei worked on the formalization of term-rewriting systems in Arend.

2020.08.21 | COBRA

Welcome to Nikolaj Sidorenco

On August 1st, 2020, Nicolaj Sidorenco joined COBRA at Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University. Nicolaj Sidorenco will be working on basic research in high assurance cryptography including high assurance cryptographic protocols and implementations. 

2020.08.21 | COBRA

Welcome to Philipp G. Haselwarter

Welcome to Philipp G. Haselwarter who joined the Department of Computer Science in June 2020 as a Postdoc.  Philipp G. Haselwarter has PhD degree from University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) . His research is about the interplay of type theory, proof assistants, and programming languages, and more recently about proofs in…

2020.08.01 | CPV

Welcome to Zongyuan Liu

Zongyuan Lui joins CPV as PhD student from October 1. Until then he works as a reserach ass. Zongyuan completed a BSc at Southeast University, China in 2019. After one year at the master's degree in Aarhus, he transferred to PhD, and is now making use of Iris logic to verify real world hypervisors.

2020.07.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Large increase in applications for IT programmes

25% more have chosen one of Aarhus University’s IT progammes as their first priority. The three programs at the Faculty of Natural Sciences - Computer Science, IT Product Development and Data Science - all seem to be getting good admission. The Department of Computer Science has received a large increase in first priority applicants to both…

2020.07.02 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Professor Anders Møller - new Vice Head of Department

We are greatful that Anders Møller has accepted the positions as new Vice Head of Department starting August 1st, 2020. Anders will take over from Kurt Jensen who has served in department management for almost 20 year. Anders says: "Our department is among the strongest Computer Science departments in Europe, both…

2020.07.01 | COBRA

Welcome to Adam B. Hansen

Adam B. Hansen has joined COBRA at Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, as a PhD student from July 1, 2020.

2020.06.29 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Demonstration of prototypes by first-year students

Our first-year students recently demonstrated their prototypes from the IT product design course (check them all out in this Flicker album). This year, the students have been working with the theme “habits”, and have developed prototypes that via behavioral change can challenge our (bad) habits. Due to COVID-19 restrictions,…

2020.06.22 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Institut for Datalogi kan optage 30% flere studerende i 2020

11. juni offentliggjorde Uddannelses- og forskningsministeriet, at man vil øge optaget på en lang række videregående uddannelser i 2020 og 2021, fordi flere unge forventes at ville starte tidligt på en uddannelse pga. COVID-19. Aarhus Universitet har fået tildelt 539 af disse ekstra studiepladser som bl.a. fordeles på it-uddannelser, der kan…

2020.06.16 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

CoronaLytics – health data from smartphones help us to better deal with corona

Innovation Fund Denmark supports the CoronaLytics project with 4 M DKK. From University of Aarhus, Professor Kaj Grønbæk of the Department of Computer Science and Professor Carsten Obel of the Institute of Public Health have received support from the Innovation Fund to analyze health data from smartphones and wearables. Their project,…

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