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Photo: IT Camp, 2017

2018.10.04 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

55 Girls Replace their Autumn Break with Design and Programming

For the 13th year in a row, the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University (AU) organize the annual IT Camp for girls in the autumn break, and the seats are in high demand. Although several other universities offer similar programs, this year there has been a record high number of applicants for the offer from AU.

Foto: Jesper Bruun

2018.10.03 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Sustainability on the curriculum for 370 pupils

Perhaps the Danish high-school students who know most about sustainability. At all events, 370 students from Aarhus Tech now know a little more after hearing about the latest knowledge and technology last Friday at a theme day at Aarhus University organized by Department of Computer Science and AU Engineering.

Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto

2018.09.28 | Awards, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

CS Student honoured with the Queen’s travel scholarship

Karl-Emil Bilstrup, who studies IT Product Development, was one of four AU students, who was honoured by Her Majesty the Queen’s travel scholarship on September 14.

2018.09.27 | Public/media, PIT , Featured, CS frontpage

Susanne Bødker appointed Honorary Doctor at KTH

To honor Susanne Bødker being one of the key figures behind the Participatory Design movement, she has been appointed Honorary Doctor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Susanne will receive her honorary doctor title on November 16, where se will give a seminar on her work.

2018.09.25 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

New project to promote health using data from the patients' smartphones

A new interdisciplinary research project aims at promoting health by analysing up-to-the-minute data, for example from patients' smartphones, and statistical data from the healthcare system. With DKK 20 mill. from Innovation Fund Denmark, two professors, one in public health and one in computer science, will be joining a number of companies,…

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2018.09.11 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, MADALGO , Public/media

Stibo grant to Casper Freksen

Congratulations to PhD student Casper Freksen from the Algorithms and Data Structures group who has received a travel scholarship from the STIBO foundation. Casper will use the DKK 65.000 for his stay abroad at Harvard, where he will be until December 21. We wish you an exciting stay in the USA.

2018.09.10 | CS frontpage, People , Public/media, Featured, MADALGO

Inaugural lecture by Professor Jesper Buus Nielsen

The appointment of Jesper Buus Nielsen as professor at the Department of Computer Science will be celebrated on September 14 with an inaugural lecture.

Chaya Ganesh, private photo

2018.09.04 | People , CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Grant to Chaya Ganesh

Congratulations to Chaya Ganesh, who, together with Ivan Damgård and Claudio Orlandi, have been awarded a USD 15,000 grant from Protocol Labs, a research, development and deployment lab for network protocols, in connection with their Request For Proposals (RFP) Program.

2018.08.31 | CS frontpage, People , Public/media, Featured

New Head of Department

We are happy to announce that Kaj Grønbæk has accepted an offer from the Dean to become Head of Department at Computer Science from September 1. Kaj will be heading the department through the next six years including the radical expansion planned in the agreed Digitalization Effort. Congratulations to Kaj and thank you to Kurt Jensen, Susanne…

2018.08.29 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Meet four new students and learn about their expectations

On August 27, the department welcomed 234 new students, who will be studying either IT Product Development or Computer Science. During their intro days, we talked to four of them about their expectations for the next three-five years.

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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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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