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 over 40 professors and more than 400 employees it is the largest department at Aalto University and the largest Computer Science unit in Finland. It is routinely ranked among the top 10 Computer Science departments in Europe and in the top 100 globally. The department is part of the School of Science in Aalto University, located on the Otaniemi campus.

PML Research Group in Department of Computer Science

When physician and AI work together, the patient benefits

Doctoral student Iiris Sundin learned in her studies that a machine learning model could make use of a physician's silent knowledge which usually is never written down. This kind of model predicts best how a given patient will react to specific treatment.

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Iiris Sundin katselee taivaalle Laajalahden lintutornilla

Upper secondary school students become professors on Day of the Girl

An initiative between Aalto University and Otaniemi Upper Secondary School gives students the possibility to draw attention to technology- and society-related topics that they see as important.

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Kuvassa professori Risto Sarvas, etualalla näkyy kaksi Otaniemen lukion opiskelijaa

Professor Samuel Kaski selected to the Finnish government’s Research and Innovation Council

The new council was elected on October 10.

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Samuel Kaski indoors at Aalto University premises

Events

Konferenssin juliste
Conferences and workshops

Does data make the difference? Let’s find out at the upcoming RDA Plenary

Data has both an enormous and diverse potential to change the way we work, make decisions and empower citizens. But does data really make the difference? This is the theme at the heart of the upcoming 14th Plenary of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) arranged at Aalto University campus.
Guest Talk tapahtumakuva
Lectures and seminars

Guest talk: Dr. Julien Gori, LRI Paris "A new take on the speed-accuracy tradeoff: Implications and Applications for HCI"

You are warmly welcome to hear the guest talk on information theory & motor control on Wednesday 23 October at 14-15 in TU7, Maarintie 8.
MLCS seminar
Lectures and seminars
(recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar (MLCS)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars are weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and are held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
Aalto University / Verkkoturvallisuus ja -luottamus / photo: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
Lectures and seminars
(recurring)

Public lecture series: Internet Forum

Join our public lectures on-site or online to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest topics on digitalisation.

News

Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Helsinki becomes the Quantum epicentre

Quantum experts gather this week in Helsinki, to review the progress of European Quantum Technologies and future potential initiatives and programs
Iiris Sundin katselee taivaalle Laajalahden lintutornilla
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When physician and AI work together, the patient benefits

Doctoral student Iiris Sundin learned in her studies that a machine learning model could make use of a physician's silent knowledge which usually is never written down. This kind of model predicts best how a given patient will react to specific treatment.
Samuel Kaski indoors at Aalto University premises
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Shakin up Tech, biomimeettinen silkki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.
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Shaking up Tech brings hundreds of female students together to explore technology

Showcasing technologies ranging from spider silk stretching to VR trips through space and talks from inspiring speakers, the event made it clear that technology is for everyone.
Shanghai Ranking 2019 Computer Science

Top research

Computer Science field in Aalto University is ranked among top 10 in Europe and to top 50 globally in 2019 ShanghaiRanking. Computer Science is also at top 10 in Europe at NTU and US News rankings.

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Open positions

Where to find us

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

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. Mon-Thu 7.45 - 20.00 Fri 7.45-18.00 and Sat 11.00-18.00.

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

Related Units

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence

Nation-wide competence center for AI in Finland.

FCAI

Helsinki Institute for Information Technology

Research institute for basic and applied research on information technology.

HIIT

Helsinki-Aalto Center for Information Security

Strategic initiative to ensure excellence in information security research and education.

HAIC

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