Curriculum Vitae


Education

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Doctoral Studies at the Learning Technologies Research Group headed by Prof. Ulrik Schroeder
  • October 2014 - present
Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence
  • Overall grade: excellent (8.63) - passed with distinction (Recalculation of Grades)
  • February 2011 - July 2012
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Master’s program Computer Science
  • October 2010 – February 2011
Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Aachen, Germany
  • Bachelor of Science in Scientific Programming
  • Overall grade: excellent (1.3)
  • September 2007 - August 2010
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Apprenticeship as Mathematical and Technical Software Engineer (MATSE)
  • Overall grade in Chamber of Commerce final exam: good (90%)
  • September 2007 - August 2010

Work Experience

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Scientific employee at the IT Center
  • Workgroup: MATSE Education
  • August 2013 - present
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Scientific employee at Center for Computing and Communication
  • Workgroup: IT Process Support
  • August 2012 - August 2013
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Non-scientific employee at Center for Computing and Communication
  • Workgroup: MATSE-Education
  • August 2010 - August 2012
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Apprentice at the Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems
  • September 2007 - August 2010

Other Qualifications

Lecturer at Aachen University of Applied Sciences
  • subjects: Introduction to Parallel Programming, Multithreading at Desktop Systems, Robotics - Programming Embedded Systems, IT Systems, IT Basics
  • September 2010 - present
Lecturer at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
  • subject: Object Oriented Programming
  • Summer Semester 2014
Lecturer at FOM University, Study centre Aachen
  • subject: Operating Systems, IT Infrastructure
  • Winter Semester 2015 / 16 - present
Aptitude as trainer and instructor for apprenticeship
  • December 2013
Examiner for MATSE at Chamber of Industry and Commerce Aachen
  • since 2015

Awards

DKE Thesis Award, 2012
  • Best Master Thesis in Artificial Intelligence 2012
  • July 2012
Digi-Fellowship, 2017
Best PhD Project Award, 2017

Theses

Masterthesis
  • Title: How cryptanalysis can benefit from Artificial Intelligence search techniques
  • Grade: excellent (9.5) (Recalculation of Grades)
  • July 2012
Bachelorthesis
  • Title: Extension of a hybrid-genetic optimization environment by modules for solving combinatorial optimization problems
  • Grade: excellent (1.0)
  • August 2010

Publications

2018
  • B. Küppers, T. Eifert, R. Zameitat, U. Schroeder: E-ASSESSMENT AND BYOD: THREAT MODEL AND COMPARISON TO PAPER-BASED EXAMINATIONSTEA 2018, TO APPEAR
    Presentation
  • J. Opgen-Rhein, B. Küppers, U. Schroeder: AN APPLICATION TO DISCOVER CHEATING IN DIGITAL EXAMSKoli Calling '18, Proceedings of the 18th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research (Koli Calling '18), Article 20, 5 pages, DOI: 10.1145/3279720.3279740
    Presentation
  • C. Keverpütz, B. Küppers: KONSISTENTE LEHR-LERN-PROZESSE IN DER DUALEN IT-AUSBILDUNGHDI 2018, Commentarii informaticae didacticae: 8. Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Informatik und Ausbildung/Didaktik der Informatik; 12.-13. September 2018 an der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, pp. 91-100, ISBN 978-3-86956-435-7
  • B. Küppers, U. Schroeder: STUDENTS' PERCEPTION OF E-ASSESSMENT - A CASE STUDY FROM GERMANYOCCE.2018, TO APPEAR
    Presentation
  • B. Küppers, R. Zameitat, U. Schroeder: E-ASSESSMENT: ENSURING EQUALITY OF TREATMENT IN A BYOD-SETTINGEUNIS 2018, Eunis 2018 Congress Proceedings, pp. 107-108
    Presentation
  • B. Küppers, M. Politze, R. Zameitat, F. Kerber, U. Schroeder: PRACTICAL SECURITY FOR ELECTRONIC EXAMINATIONS ON STUDENTS’ DEVICESComputing Conference 2018, SAI 2018: Intelligent Computing (Springer AISC, vol 857), pp. 290-306, ISBN 978-3-030-01177-2, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01177-2_21 (Nominated for Best Paper Award)
    Presentation
  • B. Küppers, T. Eifert, M. Politze, U. Schroeder: E-ASSESSMENT BEHIND THE SCENESCSEDU 2018, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, pp. 285-291, ISBN 978-989-758-291-2, DOI: 10.5220/0006788402850291
    Poster
2017
2016
2015
  • B. Küppers, C. Vonhasselt, M. Politze: RECONCEPTION OF AN EXISTING LECTURE TO FIT CHANGING NEEDS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATIONICERI2015, ICERI2015 Proceedings, pp. 1690-1696, ISSN: 2340-1095
  • M. Politze, B. Decker, S. Schaffert, B. Küppers: FACILITATING TEACHER-STUDENT COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTION IN LARGE-SCALE LECTURES WITH SMARTPHONES AND RWTHAPPEDULEARN2015, EDULEARN2015 Proceedings, pp. 4820-4828, ISSN: 2340-1117

Reviews

2019
2018
  • ITiCSE 201723rd Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Educationhttp://iticse.acm.org/.
2017

Invited Talks

2017

Further Education

2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Hochschul- und Prüfungsrecht20.09.2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Lehre kreativ und innovativ gestalten - Studierende aktiv einbinden28.06.2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Urheberrecht15.05.2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Storytelling03.05.2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Demokratie im Lehralltag20.04.2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Schwierige Situationen in der Lehre meistern10.04.2018
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Lehrveranstaltungsplanung12.03. & 04.05.2018
2017
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Effektive Kommunikation mit Studierenden27.11.2017
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Einführung in L2P29.03.2018
  • MiT Professional Education: Cybersecurity: Technology, Application and Policy14.03. - 25.04.2017
2016
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Grundlagen des Prüfens03.06.2016
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Academic Teaching23.03. & 24.03.2016
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Lehrportfolio Starterworkshop02.02.2016
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: Medienkompetent in die Lehre28.01. & 29.01.2016
2015
  • ExAcT, RWTH Aachen University: OPS Seminar: e-Prüfungen erfolgreich planen und durchführen14.12.2015
  • coursera: Cybersecurity16.03. - 05.11.2015
2013
  • hdw nrw: Aktivierende Methoden in der Informatik18.11.2013
2011
  • DGQ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität: Prozessorientiertes Qualitätsmanagement I - Grundlagen29.03 - 12.05.2011