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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…

Ass. Prof. Carsten Baum & Prof. Ivan Damgård. Photo by Søren Kjeldgaard.

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.

Associate professor Kasper Green Larsen. Photo by: Lars Svankjær.

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.

Assistant professors Carsten Baum (left) and Peter Scholl (right). Photo by Søren Kjeldgaard

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 for realistic…

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++.

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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/ 

2020.09.23 | 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…

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…

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),…

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!

2020.09.07 | 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.

2020.09.02 | 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!

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.

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