Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

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

Research group working at Department of Computer Science at Aalto University

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.

‘If you study data science, you won’t limit your choice of career in the future’

Before starting her Data Science studies at Aalto, Angeline Jayanegara obtained a diploma in fashion design. In the future, she would like to work as a Data Scientist in the fashion industry.

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Angeline Jayanegara istuu oranssilla nojatuolilla ja katsoo kameraan. Taustalla näkyy tuoleja ja ikkunaa.

‘Aalto is a safe place for building your skills and confidence’

Linh Nguyen wanted to obtain a degree with good job prospects and that is why she decided to study Data Science at Aalto University

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Linh Nguyen sitting in a room full of Fatboy beanbags
Koneoppiminen on vienyt eteenpäin muun muassa konenäön, datatieteen, robotiikan ja ihmisen ja koneen vuorovaikutuksen aloja. Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
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The European Commission offers significant support to Europe’s AI excellence

The European Commission has decided to fund ELISE, a project proposal that specifically focuses on fundamental research in artificial intelligence, driven by machine learning, with 12 million euros.
An illustration showing how stars consist of a core, a radiation zone and a convection zone. In giant stars, the convection zone is proportionately much larger.
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Turbulent convection at the heart of stellar activity

By combining modern data analysis techniques with stellar structure modelling for main-sequence and giant stars, researchers shed new light on stellar dynamos
CloudXR-tutkijat ja demosovellus
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Researchers developed a new solution that brings high quality extended reality to easy-to-use and inexpensive devices

The solution developed at Aalto makes use of distributed computing and offloads the heaviest part of graphics rendering to remote servers
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All of us are exposed to information manipulation - Welcome to follow open lectures and learn what that means

Informational influence and information manipulation touch every one of us. For that reason, the Information Networks Programme welcomes everyone to come and learn about this phenomenon.

Follow Computer Science research in Aalto University

Events

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Lectures and seminars (recurring)

"Manipulaation perusteet informaatioverkostoissa"

How to prepare yourself for an information war? Aalto University offers a lecture series on the lighter and darker sides of information manipulation. Even though this is a Finnish course, some of the lectures will be held in English.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminar organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI. Social Media: #MLCS
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Lectures and seminars

Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentation

Giacomo Mariani will present his MSc thesis "Design of an application to collect data and create animations from Visual Algorithm Simulation exercises" on Monday 6 April at 13:00 via Zoom.
Opiskelija istuu kannettavan tietokoneen ääressä
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

"Manipulaation perusteet informaatioverkostoissa"

How to prepare yourself for an information war? Aalto University offers a lecture series on the lighter and darker sides of information manipulation. Even though this is a Finnish course, some of the lectures will be held in English.
PML Research Group in Department of Computer Science

Studies

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

Doctoral Track combines Master's and doctoral studies

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

Open positions at Department of Computer Science

Humans of Computer Science

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

Jara Uitto sitting at Computer Science building, looking at the camera and wearing an orange t-shirt with a panda on it
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Many practical issues are related to questions of theory – this steered Jara Uitto’s interest towards theoretical computer science

Even though theoretical computer science is – as its name suggests – theoretical, its connection to real-life questions is easy to draw, says Assistant Professor Jara Uitto.
Angeline Jayanegara istuu oranssilla nojatuolilla ja katsoo kameraan. Taustalla näkyy tuoleja ja ikkunaa.
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‘If you study data science, you won’t limit your choice of career in the future’

Before starting her Data Science studies at Aalto, Angeline Jayanegara obtained a diploma in fashion design. In the future, she would like to work as a Data Scientist in the fashion industry.
Linh Nguyen sitting in a room full of Fatboy beanbags
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‘Aalto is a safe place for building your skills and confidence’

Linh Nguyen wanted to obtain a degree with good job prospects and that is why she decided to study Data Science at Aalto University
Nagadivya Balasubramaniam sitting on a red armchair
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‘The ethical issues in Artificial Intelligence are a hot topic all around at the moment’

Master’s student Nagadivya Balasubramaniam, originally from India, enjoys the fact that at Aalto students get enough time to learn things profoundly. For her thesis, Balasubramaniam studied ethics of AI – and soon she will continue her Aalto career by starting her doctoral studies.

*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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Avonaisen kirjan sivuilla FITech-teksti.

Where to find us

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2, Espoo.
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 7.45 - 20.00 Fri 7.45-18.00 and Sat 11.00-18.00.

The Computer Science building / Tietotekniikan talo 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
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