Department of Computer Science
Parliamentsampo sheds light on a century’s worth of political debates
Parliamentsampo is an open data service, that anyone can use to explore political debate in the Finnish parliament.
Department of Computer Science
Computer Science field at Aalto University is routinely ranked first in the Nordics and among the top 10 in Europe.
Early warning of solar storms
Associate Professor Maarit Korpi-Lagg has received funding from the European Research Council to develop forecasting tool for solar storms.
Salla Nicholls and Esko Evtyukov are thrilled to be the first engineering psychology studentsEsko Evtyukov hopes to work in the games industry in the future and is currently working as a research assistant in Assistant Professor Robin Welsch's team, designing virtual reality experiments. Salla Nicholls, by contrast, dreams of combining data science and human-computer interaction.
Scientists unravel the effects of new medication for advanced melanoma with the help of AIResearchers at Aalto University, the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center have studied how a completely new treatment option affects the immune system in patients with advanced melanoma.
Five Aalto students belong to the Finnish Championship winning synchronised skating team Team UniqueThe skaters studying at different Aalto schools are Aalto’s Urhea athletes
Information Networks student An Cong encourages women to choose tech: 'Come to Aalto campus and see for yourself why this is a wonderful place to study'When Cong was still in high school, she contemplated becoming a doctor or getting a business degree. During her senior year she made up her mind to study technology at Aalto University. She confirms that it was a marvellous decision.
'In our field, it would require quite a bit of effort to graduate unemployed'Sami Nieminen graduated as a Master of Science in Technology in the summer of 2022, majoring in human-computer interaction.
Psyched up for computer scienceHow can we align technology with the way we think about, feel, and understand the world? Robin Welsch is a psychologist-turned-computer scientist on a quest to find an answer.
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Do you want to study in the Nordics in Finland? At Aalto University science and art meet technology and business. We believe in the power of curiosity and encourage our students to explore the unknown as well as to learn and do things in a whole new way.
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About the Department of Computer Science
We conduct 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.
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CS Special Seminar: Markus Heinonen "Differential Equations and Deep Learning"This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science.
CS Special Seminar: Priyanka Golia "Fusing AI and Formal Methods for Automated Synthesis"This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science.
Public defence in Computer Science, M.Sc. Narges YousefnezhadSecure IoT Systems in Product Lifecycle Information Management
Humans of Computer Science
Computer Science at Aalto University is more than just coding. Here are stories from our computer scientists.
Everyday choices: Ayush Bharti, can AI fix a dropped Wi-Fi connection?This postdoctoral researcher boosts wireless communications with signal interaction models.
Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak asks the tough questions through computational geometrySándor Kisfaludi-Bak started as assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science in January. He is looking forward to collaborative research and illuminating the beauty of computational geometry to students and colleagues alike.
Teaching creativity to computers - Christian Guckelsberger wants to equip AI with the motivation to discover the unexpectedResearch on computational intrinsic motivation could answer some fundamental questions about the nature of creativity, but also improve household robotics or even self-driving cars
If you study computer science, you may end up developing better cancer treatments by applying AIHeli 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
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