Curriculum Vitae

University Karlsruhe (now: KIT – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

  • 1975 – 1988
  • Degrees
    • Diplom-Informatiker
      “Algebraic Unification”
    • Dr. rer.nat.
      “Efficient Computing in Associative-Commutative Equational Theories”

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, USA)

  • 1984 – 1985
  • Research Project
    • “Scratchpad” Computer Algebra System

Wissenschaftliches Zentrum, IBM Deutschland (Heidelberg)

  • 1989 – 1994
  • Projects
    • Scientific Workstations
    • Computer Algebra
    • parallel computing on IBM SP/2 parallel computers
    • cooperation with German universities on supercomputing projects

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (HTW Berlin)

  • since 1994
  • professor for applied computer science (“Angewandte Informatik”)
  • curricular development: Bachelor and Master Angewandte Informatik
  • courses taught in 2016:
    Foundations of Computer Science
    Distributed Systems
    Data Security and Data Privacy
    Systems Development and Frameworks
    Parallel Systems

Technology Enhanced Learning

  • E-learning infrastructure
    • first central learning management system at HTW (eCampus)
    • integration of eCampus with campus management system (HIS/LSF)
    • E-portfolios
  • curricular and institutional integration of E-learning
    • eLearning Competence Center
  • learning analytics
    • LEMO – a visual analytics tool supporting teachers analyzing their Moodle courses (including courses on other platforms)
    • LEMO2 – a framework for building learning analytics applications
    • head of the working group “learning analytics” at GI (Gesellschaft für Informatik, German society for computer science)
    • LASI 2017 in Berlin – first German Learning Analytics Summer Institute
  • ongoing research projects
    • OLP – Online Lehre Plus
      video-based teaching and learning
    • LA4S – Learning Analytics and Learning Process Management for Small Universities
      ERASMUS+ project
    • LISA – Learning Analytics für sensorbasiertes adaptives Lernen
      combining a learner’s physiological sensor data with learning analytics to better support individual and adaptive learning