Curriculum Vitae

University Karlsruhe
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 on Computer Algebra System (“Scratchpad”)

Wissenschaftliches Zentrum Heidelberg, IBM Deutschland

  • 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
  • distributed an parallel computing, software development, frameworks

Technology Enhanced Learning

  • E-learning infrastructure
    introduction of a  learning management system at HTW, integration of learning management and campus management platforms, E-portfolios
  • curricular and institutional integration of E-learning, eLearning Competence Center

Learning Analytics

  • 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

Research Projects

  • LEMO (Lernprozess-Monitoring) – a visual analytics tool supporting teachers analyzing their Moodle courses (Berlin-funded research project with BHT Berlin, HWR Berlin and industry partners)
  • OLP  (Online Lehre Plus) – video-based teaching and learning
  • LA4S – Learning Analytics and Learning Process Management for Small Universities, ERASMUS+ project
  • LEMO2 – a framework for building learning analytics applications
  • LISA (Learning Analytics für sensorbasiertes adaptives Lernen) – learning analytics using learners’ physiological sensor data to better support individual and adaptive learning