Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

World-class research and education in modern computer science to foster future science, engineering and society

PML Research Group in Department of Computer Science

We are hiring! Open positions for Postdocs and Doctoral students!

Professor Paler infront of the Comptuer Science department
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Alexandru Paler: Creating software for quantum computers

The newest professor to join the department of computer science tells us about how, when you cut through all the hype, quantum computing is full of interesting challenges that unites diverse fields
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Career course gathered a diverse range of views, alumni and students around user experience

A career course on user experience arranged by the Department of Computer Science offered a variety of career stories from those working for top companies in the industry. Students were given an opportunity to truly consider their priorities in studies and career plans.
Suomessa kehitettiin tekoäly, joka ymmärtää paremmin ihmisen tavoitteita
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Alumnus Kyunghyun Cho wants to support women who study data science and artificial intelligence

Kyunghyun Cho, Associate Professor at New York University and an alumnus of Aalto University School of Science, has made a significant donation of 30,000 euros to the Department of Computer Science. His donation will be distributed as scholarships to female computer science students from outside the EU.
Christian Guckelsberger in front of graffiti
Research & Art Published:

Teaching creativity to computers - Christian Guckelsberger wants to equip AI with the motivation to discover the unexpected

Research on computational intrinsic motivation could answer some fundamental questions about the nature of creativity, but also improve household robotics or even self-driving cars
Lääkäri juttelee lapsen kanssa
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Researchers develop better way to determine safe drug doses for children

New research on organ maturation models could lead to improvements in drug development
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Cooperation Published:

‘For many people, it’s always been a crisis’ – a new Aalto collective engages intersecting dimensions of crises

The transdisciplinary Crisis Interrogatives collective critically discusses topics at the intersection of design, technology and socially engaged practices

Open positions

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Department of Computer Science photo Matti Ahlgren

About the department

World-class research and education in modern computer science to foster future science, engineering and society. The work combines fundamental research with innovative applications.

Computer Science building / Tietotekniikan talo / photo Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren

Faculty members

Professors and lecturers.

Professor Arno Solin holding lecture on Machine Learning in Aalto University

Spotify: Kahvit näppikselle (external link)

Computer science podcast in Spotify (in Finnish)

Kahvit näppikselle computer science podcast cover illustration

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Events

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Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Computer Science, M.Sc. (Tech) Juhi Somani

Title of the thesis is: "Statistical and computational analysis of high-throughput ‘omics’ datasets for understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases"
Aalto CS Research Day
Lectures and seminars

CS Research Day 2021

CS Research Day is a networking event for computer science researchers.

About the department

World-class research and education in modern computer science to foster future science, engineering and society. The work combines fundamental research with innovative applications.

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Computer Science building / Tietotekniikan talo / photo Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren
PML Research Group in Department of Computer Science

Education

Education in modern Computer Science on Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels. Computer Science in Aalto University is more than just coding.

Study Computer Science in Aalto University

FITech: Study ICT courses for free alongside work

PML Research group, Computer Science at Aalto University

Research

In all the research areas we embrace theory and applications, enabling high impact scientific discovery as well as socially relevant applications.

Research in Computer Science

Doctoral Programme in Science

Research and Learning Infrastructures

Humans of Computer Science

Computer Science  at Aalto University is more than just coding. Here are stories from our computer scientists.

Christian Guckelsberger in front of graffiti
Research & Art Published:

Teaching creativity to computers - Christian Guckelsberger wants to equip AI with the motivation to discover the unexpected

Research on computational intrinsic motivation could answer some fundamental questions about the nature of creativity, but also improve household robotics or even self-driving cars
Heli Julkunen seisoo talvisessa maisemassa ja katsoo hymyillen pois kamerasta. Hänellä on päällään valkoinen talvitakki ja taustalla näkyy sumua, puita ja lumihankia.
Studies Published:

If you study computer science, you may end up developing better cancer treatments by applying AI

Heli Julkunen developed a machine learning method that predicts how different drug combinations kill cancer cells, and now she helps advance preventive healthcare as a data scientist
Tuomas Sandholm's portrait in black and white
Research & Art Published:

Tuomas Sandholm applies game theory in his companies and encourages everyone to study AI

Sandholm, the Alumnus of the Year at Aalto University School of Science 2019, was recently named among the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of the year in the United States
Vietnamista kotoisin oleva opiskelija on pukeutunut mustiin vaatteisiin ja nojaa kaiteeseen Tietotekniikan talolla. Taustalla näkyy valoa ja Aalto-yliopiston logo.
Studies Published:

‘The atmosphere at Aalto is comfortable and you can do things at your own pace’

Thong Tran, the first graduate with a major in Data Science, shares his experiences on studying at Aalto University

*ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, Computer Science & Engineering and U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2020.

FITech Network University

Study ICT courses for free alongside work. A large selection of courses is available both at beginner level and for experienced ICT professionals.

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Where to find us

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. The Computer Science building is mainly used for IT and electrical engineering teaching and research.

Locations

Related Units

Department of Computer Science at Aalto University is a member of Informatics Europe
Department of Computer Science at Aalto University is a member of Informatics Europe, the association of European Computer Science departments.
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