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2020.03.16 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Deadline for quota 2 applications postponed by one week

The Ministry of Higher Education and Science has decided to postpone the deadline for applications for admission to higher education via quota 2 by one week. The new deadline is Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 12 noon.

2020.03.10 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

CORONA UPDATE - the department is closed

The official Danish guidelines regarding coronavirus have been greatly intensified. This also has consequences at the department where teaching, events, and social gatherings are cancelled or postponed. For now, all teaching activities are cancelled, and the department is under lock-down, meaning that students and staff are not allowed to enter…

2020.03.05 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

STIBO grant to Martin Toldam Torp

Congratulations to PhD student Martin Toldam Torp who has received a travel grant from the STIBO foundation. Martin will use his DKK 38.000 for his stay at University of Stuttgart.

2020.02.27 | CS frontpage, Public/media, Featured

Elite Research Prize to Anders Møller

Congratulations to Professor Anders Møller, who will be honored by the Minister for Higher Education and Science as one of five new Elite Researchers, later today. Anders Møller is the third computer scientist to receive this title, and is honored for his work in theoretical computer science with a focus on programming language and program…

2020.02.21 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

What can you do in 1 hour and 38 minutes?

Yesterday, we opened the registration for the department's annual career day - Kdag - 2020. It is a popular event, and in just 1 hour and 38 minutes the event sold out. For those who did get a booth, we recommend to sign up for the waitlist (click on link to register).

2020.02.20 | CPV, CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

POPL 2020 in Review

In January 2020, 600 people gathered in New Orleans for the 47'th edition of POPL. Chairman of POPL 2020, Lars Birkedal has written a blogpost about the event to give an overview of POPL 2020 from both a technical and non-technical perspective.

2020.01.08 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

How can companies benefit from blockchain technology?

Over the next two years, the Blockchain Academy Network will train and educate top executives and technical managers in Danish companies to give them technological, business, and management insights into blockchain technology. Blockchain Academy Network is funded by Industriens Fond.

Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU Foto

2019.12.19 | CS frontpage, Public/media, Featured

You can get great ideas anywhere, but if you want them to succeed go to Jutland!

Yesterday, Aarhus University and Faculty of Science and Technology celebrated five new VILLUM Investigators at AIAS.

2019.12.17 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Very Successful First Run New Data Visualization Course

Would you want to know how to predict certain diseases best? Or maybe rather which shoes to invest in when strategically building your sneaker portfolio? Or are you interested in finding out about the shipping routes of the transatlantic slave trade? None of these are computer science questions at first glance. Yet, computer science and in…

2019.12.17 | Featured, CPV, Public/media

Lars Birkedal is PC Chair for POPL 2020 in New Orleans

On January 19-25, POPL 2020 will take place in New Orleans. Professor Lars Birkedal will function as program chair for the conference.

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2020.04.14 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

QS ranking: AU has the only Danish Computer Science department in top 100

The 2020 QS World University subject rankings are now available, and once again, Aarhus University marks itself as a top university. The QS subject ranking, ranks the department as the best Computer Science Department in Denmark, and second-best in Scandinavia, only surpassed by KTH Royal Institute of technology in Sweden.

2020.04.02 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Experts: A degree in IT makes a lot of sense!

On march 4, Ministry of Higher Education and Science launched the website ”Uddannelse med Mening” (uddannelsemedmening.dk), where nine educations are showcased. But are these the only ones that makes sense, or are imporant for Denmark? Not if you ask head of department Kaj Grønbæk and some of his peers in the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.…

2020.04.02 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Study offers to NON-EU students rise with 61%

As part of Aarhus University’s digitization strategy, the department has worked on getting more international students. In 2020, the department has especially experienced an increased interest from applicants outside of Europe. The number of offers to study at the department given to NON-EU applicants is up 61%.

2020.04.01 | CPV

Welcome to Amin Timany

April 1, Amin Timany starts at the department as Assistant Professor. Amin Timany has a master’s degree from Technical University of Dresden (Germany) in “Computational Logic” (2013) and a PhD in "Engineering Sciences — Computer Science” (2018) from KU Leuven (Belgium). Since October 2018 he has been a postdoctoral fellow of the Flemish research…

2020.03.31 | Public/media, Featured, CS frontpage

Welcome to Amin Timany

Welcome to Amin Timany who will join the Department of Computer Science in April 2020 as a Tenure-track Assistant Professor.  Amin Timany has a master’s degree from Technical University of Dresden (Germany) in “Computational Logic” (2013) and a PhD in "Engineering Sciences — Computer Science” (2018) from KU Leuven…

2020.03.30 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

DKK 265 mio. for the challenges Danish instry are facing

With more than a quarter of a billion DKK, and in close collaboration with more than 50 industrial partners, Danish researchers and experts are now joining forces in the MADE FAST development project, aiming to make Danish production more efficient, flexible and sustainable.

2020.03.27 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

There is synergy between computer science and chemistry

Congratulations to Professor Ira Assent (Department of Computer Science) and Professor Birgit Schiøtt (Department of Chemistry and iNANO) who have received a VILLUM Synergy grant of DKK 3.0 million for development of new cluster models that can provide a more accurate insight into proteins at the molecular level.

2020.03.24 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Quota 2 applications: the FavorITe programs

Aarhus University has received 15,582 applications via quota 2 this year, which is an increase of 9% compared to 2019. A 9% increase is also seen in AU’s number of first-priority applicants where 5,802 has choose a study program at Aarhus University.

2020.03.19 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Covid19 status at CS from Kaj Grønbæk

Head of Department Kaj Grønbæk gives a covid-19 status for CS. Also find relevant links for both students and employees.

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