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2019.02.19 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

New digital society for young girls

DigiPippi is a social and digital society for girls aged 7-13 who are interested in technology, IT and digital media. Five Wednesdays, starting tomorrow, the group of girls will visit the department to learn more about IT. The girls will be taught by female role models who either study or work in IT.

Henrik Wann Jensen, Photo: private

2019.02.07 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Henrik Wann Jensen new Honorary Professor

Henrik Wann Jensen has just been appointed Honorary Professor at the Department of Computer Science. Henrik Wann Jensen is an international leading researcher within Computer Graphics. He is, among other things, known for global illumination, photon mapping, and subsurface scattering, methods, which are used for rendering photo-realistic scenes…

Søren Grum, Kristian Emil Larsen and Rasmus Skovdal from Relion

2019.02.06 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

InnoFounder to Relion

CONGRATULATIONS to Søren Grum, Kristian Emil Larsen, Jacob Crawford and Rasmus Skovdal aka Relion who has received 645.000 kr. from Innovation Fund Denmark’s InnoFounder programme as one of only 21 selected startups.

2019.02.01 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, COBRA

Opening of Concordium Blockchain Research Center Aarhus

The Concordium Blockchain Research Centre at Aarhus University opens on 1 February 2019. The centre will be researching into blockchain technology, with focus on security, transparency and general usability. The Concordium Foundation is donating funding of DKK 50 million (EUR 6.6 million) over five years.

2019.01.16 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

VR is used for much more than just computer games

[article in Danish] The world of illusions in VR get combined with reality to fight racism and treat violent criminals. Postdoc Tiare Feuchtner explains how her VR research is used for a greater good.

Tiare Feuchtner, private photo

2019.01.08 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Tiare Feuchtner on the news

Postdoc Tiare Feuchtner does research on VR. DR News stopped by the department, to learn more about Tiare's research, VR and how it might help make the world a better place. Watch the interview, which aired on January 6 in 21 Søndag at DR TV.

2018.12.21 | CS frontpage, Featured, Private and public companies, Public/media, Staff, Students, Future students, Alumni

Algorithm for personalized pleated Christmas hearts

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... Have you nailed those Christmas decorations yet? If not, pleated Christmas hearts with a name might impress your family and friends. Simply use the generator made by our own Professor Gerth S. Brodal.

Photo: Ninna Hoffmann &  Marie-Louise Stisen Sørensen

2018.12.20 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, Students, Future students

Students help DR with Ultra:bit

IT Product Development Students Ninna Hoffmann and Marie-Louise Stisen Sørensen work with Danmarks Radio, (DR) on the new project ultra:bit which hope to spark an interest for IT and coding in Danish kids.

Keyan and his group adjusting the prototype. Photo: Kaspar Hvid

2018.12.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

IT Product Development students show off first-year projects

This week, first semester students in IT-Product Development exhibited their first-year project for teachers, friends and families. The assignment was to create an interactive lamp for the Department’s study café.

Claudio Orlandi. Photo: Peter Hoffmann

2018.12.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Keeping our data safe: the role of multiparty computation

Everyone agrees that some information must be kept private, such as your medical history. But databases that hold such data can be very useful for large scale research, for example in medical trials. How can we use such data while still respecting people's privacy? Three ERC funded researchers are exploring how multiparty computation can work to…

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2019.03.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

At the end of the year, Ole Lehrmann Madsen will return to CS as professor

At the end of the year, Ole Lehrmann Madsen will retire as CEO of Alexandra Instituttet and return to his professorship at the department. Ole will pursue a research project on implementing advanced Object-Oriented programming language concepts on small IoT devices.

2019.03.07 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Millions for new blockchain center to explore Web 3.0

The Cryptography and Security Group of Aarhus University has received DKK 8 million from the Carlsberg Foundation as part of the Center for Blockchains and Electronic Markets (BCM).

2019.03.04 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage, MADALGO

Prestigious international recognition to Kasper Green Larsen, who receives 2019 EATCS Presburger Award

As the first Dane ever, associate professor in computer science, Aarhus University, Kasper Green Larsen, received the international 2019 EATCS Presburger Award which is given for "outstanding contributions in theoretical computer science". The award is given once a year to one or more international researchers under 35. Kasper shares the award…

2019.02.28 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Computer Science at AU is ranked #1 in Denmark!

We are proud to announce that QS World University Rankings has ranked the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University as the number 1 Danish Computer Science Department in their 2019 listing. The department is ranked in top 100-150 in the world with a Danish top score on all 4 parameters measured. Overall, Aarhus University is ranked no.…

2019.02.20 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Student review: Why study computer science in Aarhus?

Meet three international students studying Computer Science at Aarhus University to get their perspective: Patrick Lewandowski from Germany (Masters), Maximilian Scheid from Germany (Masters) and Joao Belo from Portugal (Masters and PhD). The trio concur that the strong academic reputation of the Computer Science department is the main reason they…

2018.11.29 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, Private and public companies

Call for Assistant and Associate Professors in Computer Science

The Department is looking for excellent and visionary tenure-track Assistant Professors or Associate Professors to push the frontiers of Computer Science research. We are seeking researchers from all areas of computer science to join the department and collaborate with our world-class researchers.

2018.11.26 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Can we trust encrypted cloud-services?

Read what PhD student Anders Dalskov from the Crypto and Security group thinks. Anders has written an interesting blog post [in Danish] based on his master's thesis, which was named best CS thesis in 2017.

2018.11.20 | MADALGO

PhD student Asger Drewsen and Team win Danish Championship in Programming 2018

Madalgo PhD student Asger was part of the programming trio from Department of Computer Science who won the 2018 Danish National Championship in Programming.

2018.11.19 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

New Professor at the department – Ira Assent

On August 1, Ira Assent was appointed professor at Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University.

2018.11.14 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

New Chief Advisor and Head of Secretariat at Department of Computer Science

Starting February 1st 2019 Na Ree Sørensen will be the new Chief Advisor and Head of Secretariat at Department of Computer Science. Na Ree has a background in political science (cand. scient. pol.) from Aarhus University in 2007. She has worked as an advisor/project manager in "Invest in Denmark", and the Ministry of…

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