The Department of Computer Science is a leading teaching and research unit in its area in Finland. The number of professors at the Department has grown in recent years and there are now 28 professorships. The research groups address significant research challenges in their areas of expertise, such as data analytics, AI, and security and privacy. The Department has extensive international collaboration with companies and universities. Within teaching, the Department’s professors and staff are in charge of the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Programmes in Computer Science, as well as the separate Master’s Programme in Data Science, in which the other Faculty Departments also participate. Most of the teaching in the Master’s and Doctoral Programmes is given in English.
Computer Science studies
In computer science education, theory meets practice. The curriculum theory aspects cover the main fields of computer science, such as...
The main research fields at the Department are artificial intelligence, big data frameworks, bioinformatics, data analysis, data science,...
Professor Keijo Heljanko: Effective computing requires cooperation between computers
Increasingly demanding calculations require distributed computing, or several computers focused on solving the same problem together. However,...
Unapproachable mythical entity turned into a recognized thesis
Hans Liljestrand received Tietoturva ry’s prize for the best Master’s thesis in the area of information security.