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2019.05.24 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, MADALGO

Teacher of the year for the THIRD time

Congratulations to Gerth Stølting Brodal who was just named teacher of the year at Computer Science day 2019. This is the third time Gerth is teacher of the year, as he also won the title in 2012 and 2017. See all the CS award winners here.

2019.05.13 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

Capture the Flag Event

For the first time ever, the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University hosted a Capture the Flag competition, where contestants participated in 24 hours of trying to break Cyber Security.

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…

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…

2019.05.09 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media

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.

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

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,…

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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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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