Department of Computer Science

Research areas

Research in the Department of Computer Science is divided into 12 research areas.
Algorithms and theoretical computer science, illustration Matti Ahlgren/Aalto University

Algorithms and Theoretical Computer Science

Fundamental methods and mathematics of computation.

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Artificial Intelligence applications, illustration Matti Ahlgren

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Fundamentals and practical impact of AI

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Complex Systems

Network science, stochastic processes and nonlinear dynamics.

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Computational Life Sciences

Modelling, analysis and design of biological systems.

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Education technology used in class room, symbolic illustration by Matti Ahlgren
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Networks illustration by Matti Ahlgren

Computing Systems

The study, design and development of modern computing systems.

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Digital ethics, symbolic illustration Matti Ahlgren

Digital Ethics, Society and Policy

The societal impact of technologies.

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Human computer interaction illustration Matti Ahlgren Aalto University

Human-Computer Interaction and Design

Human-centred design research

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Large-scale Computing and Data Analysis

Large-scale distributed/parallel systems and big data analysis and management.

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Security and Privacy

Secure and private computing and communication systems.

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Software and Service Engineering

Designing, developing, and operating software systems and digital services.

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Person wearing a virtual reality headset, illustration by Matti Ahlgren

Visual Computing

Creation and understanding of images, shapes, and 3D spaces.

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Research News Highlights

Download department's Research News Highlights of Academic Year 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 below.

Department of Computer Science is part of School of Science in Aalto University.

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To foster future science and society.

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Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses

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