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
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‘For many people, it’s always been a crisis’ – a new Aalto collective engages intersecting dimensions of crises

The transdisciplinary Crisis Interrogatives collective critically discusses topics at the intersection of design, technology and socially engaged practices
ARTS studio with a close-up on colourful yarns on a loom, image by Mikko Raskinen
School of Science

SCI Diversity and Inclusivity Fund

The School of Science is funding projects that foster and encourage diversity, inclusivity and equality – Apply now
Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.
Research & Art Published:

How to achieve digital equality in smart cities

Who we design digital devices and apps for can unintentionally exclude some users, a process referred to as ‘digital inequality’
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
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.
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Research & Art Published:

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

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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 members

Professors and lecturers.

Professor Arno Solin holding lecture on Machine Learning in Aalto University

Spotify: Kahvit näppikselle

Computer science podcast in Spotify (in Finnish)

Kahvit näppikselle computer science podcast cover illustration

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Events

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.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
CS_defence_3 photo by Matti Ahlgren
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis, MSc (Tech) Thanh Bui

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Security Failures in Modern Software"
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
Research & Art Published:

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
Studies Published:

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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