Prof. Dr. Niels Pinkwart

Prof. Dr. Niels PinkwartHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinProfessorProf. Dr. Niels Pinkwart Address: Rudower Chaussee 25, Room 3.403
Phone: +49 30 2093-3124

    Niels Pinkwart studied Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Duisburg from 1995 to 1999. As part of the COLLIDE research team at the University of Duisburg-Essen, he completed his PhD studies in 2005 with a dissertation on collaborative educational modeling systems. After a post-doctoral position at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute of Carnegie Mellon University (2005/2006), he accepted offers for Assistant Professor and Associate Professor positions at Clausthal University of Technology. In 2013, he moved to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin where he heads the research group "Computer Science Education / Computer Science and Society" and the center of technology enhanced learning located in the Professional School of Education of HU Berlin.

    The professional activities of Prof. Pinkwart include participating in the program committees of a variety of scientific conferences, including the International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, the International Conference on Computer Supported Education, the eLearning conference of the German Computer Science Association, the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, the International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, the CRIWG Conference on Collaboration and Technology, and others. Prof. Pinkwart also serves as a reviewer for several journals and is editorial board member of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education.

    Within the German Computer Science Association, Prof. Pinkwart is currently co-chair of the working group on Learning Analytics. He is also member of the steering committees of the sections on eLearning and on CSCW / Social Computing of the Association.

    Prof. Pinkwart serves on scientific advisory boards of several projects and organizations, including the Konrad Zuse Computermuseum Hoyerswerda, the Start Coding initiative, the KES Verbund Arbeit und Leben Berlin, and several eLearning projects conducted at SGM Solutions & Global Media GmbH.