Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

We invite exceptionally qualified Master's students to join the Department's Honours Programme

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.

Artificial intelligence produces data synthetically to help treat diseases like COVID-19

The ability to produce data synthetically makes studying of the COVID-19 disease significantly easier.

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Sleep apnea is a threat for public health - students developed an application that recognizes its signs at home

Diagnosing sleep apnea is laborious and expensive, so easy-to-use methods for screening and long-term follow-up are needed

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Kuvituskuva, jossa nukkuu mustahiuksinen nainen kännykkä vierellään yöpöydällä
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Sleep apnea is a threat for public health - students developed an application that recognizes its signs at home

Diagnosing sleep apnea is laborious and expensive, so easy-to-use methods for screening and long-term follow-up are needed
A laptop and papers on a table.
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The coronavirus pandemic encouraged hundreds of experienced professionals to study change leadership

The Facilitating Change online course saw as many as 500 registrations, with the majority of participants already within working life
Violetti- ja beigesävyinen kuvituskuva, jossa näkyy ihmisiä ja numeroita
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Artificial intelligence produces data synthetically to help treat diseases like COVID-19

The ability to produce data synthetically makes studying of the COVID-19 disease significantly easier.
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Flexibility and enthusiastic teaching make the SECCLO programme a great option

The first graduates of the SECCLO programme share their study experiences

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Events

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Lectures and seminars

Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentations

SECCLO students Sonika Ujjwal, Gilang Mentari Hamidy, Kidus Mammo, Ngadhnjim Plaku, Christian Yudhistira and Satenik Hovsepyan will present their MSc theses on Monday 27 July at 10:00 via Zoom.
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Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of computer science, MSc Satoru Ishikawa

Title of the dissertation is "Multimodal Concept Detection and Annotation in Image and Video Collections"
CS_defence_3 photo by Matti Ahlgren
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of computer science, MSc Marko Komssi

Title of the dissertation is "Solution Planning from the Perspective of Customer Value"
Digi Breakfast: ACAS launch: Autonomous Mobility on the Rise
Lectures and seminars

POSTPONED: Digi Breakfast: Autonomous Mobility on the Rise

The ACAS launch event will be postponed to September.

Honours Programme in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science invites exceptionally qualified Master's students to join the Department's Honours Programme.

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PML Research Group in Department of Computer Science
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.

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Engaging the social and political in designing technologies

Nitin Sawhney explores the role of human-centered research and design, beyond the traditional boundaries of computer science, in transforming civic action.
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Eero Hyvönen introduces masses of data to humanists – and everyone else

Data from the ‘sampos’ developed by Hyvönen and his colleagues are open to everyone, and they facilitate the work of historians, for example
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.

*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, 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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