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2019.05.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, Students

Award: Teacher of the year 2019

Five teachers are nominated for the Teacher of the Year award 2019 at the Department of Computer Science. All enrolled students at Computer Science and IT Product Development are eligible for voting and have the opportunity to participate in the poll. The students will receive an email with a link to the poll and we encourage every student to…

Kristoffer Arnsfelt Hansen. Photo: private

2019.05.10 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

2.4 million from DFF to Kristoffer Arnsfelt Hansen

Congratulations to Associate Professor Kristoffer Arnsfelt Hansen who has been granted DKK 2.4 mill from the Independent Research Fund Denmark to do research in computational complexity in relation to game theory. The project will consider the computational complexity of equilibria and fixed points. He will study the complexity of equilibrium…

Photo: VILLUM FONDEN

2019.05.09 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, CPV

Villum Investigators honored

Lars Birkedal and 10 other recognized scientists – and newly appointed Villum Investigators - were honored 2 May 2019. Together, they have received DKK 410 million from VILLUM FONDEN for research projects ranging from climate to cybersecurity.

2019.05.07 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Around 100 quota 2 applicants visited computer science on Saturday May 4

For the second time, the Department of Computer Science conducted quota 2 admission tests. The test will help ensure that the department’s new students have some good academic prerequisites and a strong motivation. This year, 68 computer science applicants and 25 IT product development applicants were tested in their study ability, and gained an…

2019.04.15 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Five job offers in just 50 meters

Once again, the Peter Bøgh Auditorium was completely filled, as the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University organized Katrinebjerg Career Day (also called Kdag) for the fifth time. 52 companies from Denmark and abroad participated to tell what they can offer some of Denmark's most sought after students.

Professor Lars Birkedal

2019.04.02 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, CPV

New Villum Investigator at the Department

VILLUM FONDEN has selected Professor Lars Birkedal to become a Villum Investigator. With this honor comes a grant of DKK 35.4 million to set up the Center for Basic Research in Program Verification (CPV) at the Department of Computer science, Aarhus University.

2019.04.01 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

What do words mean?

On March 20, PhD student Manuel Ciosici represented Computer Science at the 3MT competition. 20 PhD students from AU were selected to present their thesis - in just three minutes. See the video to learn more about Manuel's thesis and what words mean to computers.

2019.03.26 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Digipipi girls uses micro:bit to build “living” creatures

Last week, IT Product Development students Marie-Louise Stisen Sørensen and Ninna Hoffmann helped the girls from Digipipi Aarhus to build cardboard creatures with blinking eyes and beating hearts programmed with BBC’s micro:bit.  Digipipi, whose mission is to balance the gender gap within IT, technology and digitization, has in collaboration…

2019.03.19 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

CALL for full professor in computer science to Aarhus University

As part of an ambitious strategic investment to radically expand the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University - an international top-100 University - is looking for an excellent and visionary Full Professor to push the frontiers of Computer Science research.

Associate Professor Claudio Orlandi

2019.03.18 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Associate Professor Claudio Orlandi challenges cryptographers from around the world with a solution that protects us against attacks from quantum computers

Associate Professor in Cryptology from Aarhus University, Claudio Orlandi, is in the running when the US organisation NIST (The National Institute of standards and Technology) has challenged the cryptographers from all over the world to bid on, how to protect the communication between individuals and organizations on the Internet if or when…

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2019.10.08 | COBRA

COBRA Researchers Presenting at FMBC19

On Friday this week the COBRA researchers Jakob Botsch Nielsen, Danil Annenkov and Bas Spitters will give two lectures at FMBC19: "Towards a Smart Contract Verification Framework in Coq" and "Smart Contract Interactions in Coq". FMBC19 is the 1st Workshop on Formal Methods for Blockchains and will take…

2019.10.01 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Distinguished talk by alumni Mads Torgersen: Herding Nulls, and other stories from the future of C#

If null reference exceptions are toothpaste, can we still get them back in the tube? Let’s look at some of the things we are doing to C# now and in the future, focusing on features that may be interesting to hear about even if you are not already a C# programmer.

2019.09.28 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Winners of the 2019 Danish Robot Olympiad Qualifier

High schools, from all over Denmark, competed yesterday in a qualification tournament to represent Denmark at the international First Global Robot competition. CONGRATULATIONS to the winning team from Aalborg Technical High School. They will compete against 175+ nations at the finals in Dubai.

2019.09.27 | COBRA

COBRA represented at LatinCrypt 2019

On October 3, 2019, the paper The Simplest Multi-key Linearly Homomorphic Signature Schemes will be presented at LatinCrypt 2019. The paper is partly supported by COBRA and has Assistant Professor and PI at COBRA Diego Aranha one of it's authors.  

2019.09.27 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Ada Lovelace Day and ALICE Network Launch event

On October 8th, ALICE will host an afternoon event celebrating both Ada Lovelace, women in STEM, and not least the launch of ALICE.

2019.09.25 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Best paper award

Congratulations to Peyman Afshani who received the ESA best paper award for Fragile Complexity of Comparison-Based Algorithms at the ALGO 2019 in Munich. In the paper, Afshani et al. initiate a study of algorithms with a focus on the computational complexity of individual elements, and introduce the fragile complexity of comparison-based…

2019.09.20 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Algorithm can find your perfect study partner!

One of the most important things to get for a successful start at university is a well-functioning study group. The HatchIt resident UniHelpr has created an algorithm that can assemble study groups based on personality and skills. This year, AU has used the algorithm for more than 2,000 students.

2019.09.13 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

FTP project to Panos Karras

Congratulations to Panos Karras who has been awarded a FTP grant the form of DKK 2.730.196 for this project entitled "Harnessing Influences in Networks".

2019.09.12 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Are you Denmark's best programmer?

Then sign up for the Danish championship in programming, which will be hosted at the department on October 5. For more info, see facebook.com/datalogi

2019.09.06 | Public/media, CS frontpage, Featured, COBRA

On September 5th IDA hosted the Driving IT conference in Aarhus

Professor Jesper Buus Nielsen gave the opening speech. He gave a talk about the inside of the engine of the third generation blockchains, and the work they are doing at The Concordium Blockchain Research Center at Aarhus University, working with the Concordium Blockchain Network. The network is an example of the upcoming third generation…

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