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
Heli Julkunen seisoo talvisessa maisemassa ja katsoo hymyillen pois kamerasta. Hänellä on päällään valkoinen talvitakki ja taustalla näkyy sumua, puita ja lumihankia.
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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
Aalto University podcast 'Kahvit näppikselle' illustration
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A new podcast reveals how computer science is involved in pretty much everything

A new Finnish podcast explains how technology plays a key role in solving different kinds of problems
Tero Ojanperä
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Former Nokia executive Tero Ojanperä believes intelligent platforms could be next success story for Finland

New professor of practice wants to apply his AI expertise and make sure usable innovations are brought from research papers into practical use.
Kopio Albert Edelfeltin maalauksesta "Turun akatemian vihkiäiskulkue" Helsingin yliopiston juhlasalissa
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How did Runeberg's career progress? AcademySampo helps find the answer from a huge amount of data

With the help of the new AcademySampo portal, one can easily find information about people who registered to study at the university in Finland between the 1640s and 1890s
Kuvituskuva videopelien pelaajasta
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Video games evoke emotions that even music and cinema fail to reach

A recent doctoral dissertation shows players appreciate evoked emotional experiences, even when some are far from positive
Niina Arvila seisoo Tietotekniikan talon aulassa
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An 'info student' can teach crowdfunding to entrepreneurs in slums and coding to secondary pupils

In her diploma work, Niina Arvila studied how awareness of crowdfunding and the skills it requires could be spread among entrepreneurs of small communities in poor countries. Alongside her studies, Arvila has arranged a coding club to adolescents and works as a UX Designer at technology event Slush.

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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

Department of computer science's faculty

Mahine Learning researchers working at Department of Computer Science in Aalto University

Spotify: Kahvit näppikselle

Computer science podcast in Spotify (in Finnish)

Kahvit näppikselle computer science podcast cover illustration

Follow Computer Science research in Aalto University

Events

MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
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Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Mridula Singh "Secure Physical layer for Secure Distance Measurement"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science.
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Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak "Conditionally Optimal Geometric Algorithms"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science.
Laptop computer keyboard detail / photo: Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Aalto CS Theory Seminar

Weekly series of talks on a broad scope of Computer Science theory.

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.

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
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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.
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‘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
Master's student Emmi Krantz standing outside / Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science
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Besides coders, computer science needs professionals interested in humans

Master student of Software and Service Engineering, Emmi Kranz wants to approach technology from a human perspective

*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.

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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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