Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science. The Technische Universität Darmstadt is the leading research-oriented university in the Rhein-Main area with a strong focus on Computer Science and Engineering.

The content of our Bachelor's degree is application-based and reflects the challenges Computer Science students are facing in regard to a fast-growing digital working environment. In addition to our Master of Science, we offer five specialised Master study courses, which enable our students to educate themselves in relevant and future-oriented core areas.

Research

The scientists of the Computer Science Department are combining their numerous research activities in six priorities. They include both basic research and application-oriented projects and are complemented by further relevant research topics in the individual research groups. Based on these research areas the department offers students research-oriented, specialized Master's programmes.

Studies

The Computer Science courses at TU Darmstadt are research-oriented and open the door to exciting professional positions – whether in research and development or in consulting and management.

 

News

  • 2018/11/07

    Keeping health data under lock and key

    Health data must be securely stored for a lifetime. Picture: Patrick Bal

    Computer scientists introduce sustainable long-term-secure storage for sensitive data

    Researchers from the Collaborative Research Center CROSSING at Technische Universität Darmstadt have developed a solution that will ensure decades of safe storage for sensitive health data in a joint project with Japanese and Canadian partners. An initial prototype was presented during a recent conference in Beijing, China. The system will go into trial operation in Japan in the coming weeks.

  • 2018/09/14

    Searching through noise for pros and cons

    Dr. Johannes Daxenberger, Dr. Christian Stab and Dr. Tristan Miller (left to right), together with an international research team, are developing new methods for automatic recognition of arguments in large text sources. Picture: Katrin Binner

    TU Darmstadt develops argument search engine for Internet texts

    Structured decision-making support: The research project ”ArgumenText“ in the field of Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing has found a way to filter concrete pro and con arguments on any topic from amongst the noise of the internet.

  • 2018/08/02

    On Oil & Gas Engineer: TU Darmstadt's offshore robot ARGONAUT world-first

    Zeitungen, Kaffeetasse und Handy

    Oskar von Stryk, Professor of Computer Science for TU Darmstadt, comments: “We are excited to bring our winning autonomous capabilities and user interface from the ARGOS Challenge to the next level for increased safety and efficiency of future operations on oil and gas sites.”

  • 2018/05/23

    Vision teacher for computer

    Professor Stefan Roth adjusting a camera for a controlled image recording

    hoch³ Forschen 4/2017 – science quarterly

    Digital images and videos contain much more information than computers currently extract from them. With the help of intelligent algorithms, a research team led by Professor Stefan Roth aims to obtain the maximal amount of knowledge from images.

  • 2018/04/05

    Freezing the Web

    Professor Michael Pradel (l.) and Cristian-Alexandru Staicu. Picture: Katrin Binner – © Katrin Binner

    Darmstadt’s cybersecurity scientists uncover vulnerabilities in JavaScript-based Web Servers

    Scientists at the Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP) demonstrate that malicious intentions may cause not functioning, apparently “frozen” websites. The scientists discovered vulnerabilities in JavaScript software modules, which allow cyber criminals to freeze specific web sites, so that other users cannot access the web site anymore.

 

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