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Research - Department of Computing Science

The Department of Computing Science in Umeå has more than 140 employees from 20 countries. We conduct research and research training across a broad spectrum of the computing science field, from AI and Autonomous Systems to Data Privacy, Machine Learning, Robotics, Design Optimization, and more.

Research Groups

Read more about our research groups in a variety of areas.


At the Department of Computer Science, research projects are conducted in a number of subject areas.

Doctoral studies (PhD)

Immerse yourself in your area of ​​interest in Computer Science or Computational Science.


See current dissertations, new books, articles and other publications from our researchers at the Department.

Portrait and features

Socially intelligent systems in collaboration with humans

Helena Lindgren's research comprises basic research in AI and applications for increased health.

Using ethics to shape AI in the best interest of humans

Virigina Dignum was inaugurated Professor of Social and Ethical Artificial Intelligence in 2019.

Algorithms that generate algorithms

Paolo Bientinesi was installed as professor for High-Performance Computing in 2019.

Major research programmes

The department participates in a number of major national and international research programmes, read more about them here.

Excellent research with a strong investment in humanities and social science.

WASP at Umeå University

Umeå University is a partner university within WASP, Sweden's largest individual research programme ever.

HumanE AI

Umeå University has been appointed a partner in an EU-funded AI research program totaling EUR 50 million, over...

Latest update: 2022-12-15