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 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

Assistant Professor Elisa Mekler: Gaming can help to cope with difficult life situations and improve one’s wellbeing

Elisa Mekler found out in her recent study that video games might help people to cope with difficult life situations, which offers a new challenge to game designers

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Kun tietotekniikan laitoksen uusi apulaisprofessori Elisa Mekler teki väitöskirjaansa, pelillistämisen tutkiminen psykologisesta, teoreettisesta näkökulmasta motivaatioteorioita hyödyntäen oli uutta. "Sitä ei yksinkertaisesti tehty aikaisemmin", Mekler sanoo.

Machine learning helps to predict blackouts caused by storms

A collaboration between computer scientists at Aalto University and the Finnish Meteorological Institute applies machine learning to predict how damaging a storm will be

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Lightning strikes

Information security researchers need to anticipate the next step of an attacker

In his doctoral studies, Mika Juuti focused on machine learning methods in information security

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Mika Juuti studied the use of machine learning in information security for his dissertation.

Events

CS_defence_3 photo by Matti Ahlgren
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of computer science, Mika Juuti, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Machine Learning in Security Applications: from transparent authentication to moderation
Talya Miron-Shatz
Lectures and seminars

CS Forum: Talya Miron-Shatz "Medical Decision-Making and Motivating People in Using Digital Health"

CS forum is a seminar series arranged at the CS department - open to everyone free-of-charge. Coffee is served at 12:45 and the talk begins at 13:00.
RIOT Summit takes place 5-6 September, 2019 in Helsinki
Conferences and workshops

RIOT Summit 2019

Over the last four years, RIOT has been emerged as one of the agile and state of the art operating system for the IoT. The previous Summits were a big success. It’s time to meet again face-to-face!
Second Tuesday of each month, 9:15 am in Learning Centre, room 213
Lectures and seminars
(recurring)

Brain & Mind Computational Breakfast

A monthly breakfast and venue for informal conversation about artificial intelligence, neuroscience, human behaviour, digital humanities. Welcome!

News

Mika Juuti studied the use of machine learning in information security for his dissertation.
Research & Art Published:

Information security researchers need to anticipate the next step of an attacker

In his doctoral studies, Mika Juuti focused on machine learning methods in information security
Konferenssin juliste
Press releases Published:

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

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).
Kun tietotekniikan laitoksen uusi apulaisprofessori Elisa Mekler teki väitöskirjaansa, pelillistämisen tutkiminen psykologisesta, teoreettisesta näkökulmasta motivaatioteorioita hyödyntäen oli uutta. "Sitä ei yksinkertaisesti tehty aikaisemmin", Mekler sanoo.
Appointments, Research & Art Published:

Assistant Professor Elisa Mekler: Gaming can help to cope with difficult life situations and improve one’s wellbeing

Elisa Mekler found out in her recent study that video games might help people to cope with difficult life situations, which offers a new challenge to game designers
Lightning strikes
Research & Art Published:

Machine learning helps to predict blackouts caused by storms

A collaboration between computer scientists at Aalto University and the Finnish Meteorological Institute applies machine learning to predict how damaging a storm will be

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-Fri 8.00 - 15.30

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8
Open positions

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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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