Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science provides world-class research and education in modern computer science to foster future science, engineering and society. The work combines fundamental research with innovative applications.

With 44 professors and more than 400 employees it is the largest department at Aalto University and the largest CS unit in Finland. The department is part of the School of Science in Aalto University, located on the Otaniemi campus.

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Events


Research

The research activities of the department are organized in seven research areas, selected to focus on key scientific challenges presented by the fast digitalising world. In all the research areas we embrace theory and applications, enabling high impact scientific discovery as well as socially relevant applications.

Aalto University/Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Algorithms

The algorithms research area studies the paradigms and principles of computation.

Aalto University/Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Data science

The data science research area fuses computer science, statistics and applied mathematics to solve application problems in a data-driven manner.

Aalto university / kuva: Aino Huovio

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning, the core technology underlying many recent breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence (AI), is one of the strengths of Aalto University, with a long history starting from neural network pioneers Teuvo Kohonen and Erkki Oja.

Aalto University/Aino Huovio

Mobile and Distributed Systems

The mobile and distributed systems research focuses on the challenges brought by the large growth in data volumes through digitalization of society, and the huge increase in connected devices through Internet of Things (IoT).

Aalto University/Lasse Lecklin

Security and Privacy

Our research aims to provide both a fundamental understanding of security and privacy issues, and practical solutions to enhance the security and privacy of real-world systems.

Aalto University/Unto Rautio

Software Engineering

The software engineering field studies the activities, processes and practices that create software artifacts, as well as the actual artifacts created.

Aalto University/Unto Rautio

Visual Computing and Human Computer Interaction

Visual computing and HCI research focuses on computer systems that perceive the world and augment human perception, with the goal of easing life.

Research Groups in Department of Computer Science

Studies in the Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science provides education on Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels.

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Department of Computer Science HICT research meeting

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News

Finnish Center of Artificial Intelligence FCAI and VTT join forces

Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT will join Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI launched by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki as a third founding member.

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Intelligent robotics

Where to find us

Computer Science Building is located at Otaniemi campus, some groups have premises at neighbouring Maarintie 8 building

Computer Science building

Konemiehentie 2, T-talo (T building). Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-18.00

CS Building (T-talo) at Aalto University Campus

Maarintie 8

Formerly TUAS building. Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-20.00.

Maarintie 8 at Aalto University campus

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