Prof. Dr. Dagmar Monett

Professor of Computer Science
Computer Science Dept., Department of Cooperative Studies
Berlin School of Economics and Law
Berlin, Germany
Berlin School of Economics and Law

Index:

* Education
* Certifications
* Responsibilities
* Editorial and reviewer activities
* Research interests
* Publications, talks
* Academic supervision
* Teaching and professional experience
* Awards and additional activities
* Languages

Last update: June.2016
At the WORLDCOMP 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
At the WORLDCOMP 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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I am a full Prof. of Computer Science with more than 25 years of teaching experience (since the times I still was an undergraduate student), currently focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, and Computer Science Education.
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Education

   Ph.D. Computer Science (Dr. rer nat. in Informatik), Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (2005):
    Agent-Based Configuration of (Metaheuristic) Algorithms (ISBN: 978-3-8322-4010-3) (In English)
   Advisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Burkhard
   [See the Abstract (DE/EN), Aknowledgements, Contents]
   [See the slides of the Doctoral Dissertation on 25.Feb.2005]

   M.Sc. Computer Science, Havana University, Cuba (1998):
   Implementation of Evolutionary Techniques and Design of Intelligent Agents for the Mathematical Modelling of Chemical Processes (In Spanish)

   B.Sc. Mathematical Cybernetics (Best Thesis Award), Havana University, Cuba (1992):
   Expert System for the Parameter Estimation in Differential Equations (In Spanish)


Certifications

   Berlin Higher Education Teaching Certification
   Berlin Center for Higher Education Instruction, Technical University of Berlin, Germany (2014):
   Capstone project: Project-based Teaching and Learning for the Agile Software Development: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of an innovative Computer Science Block Course (In German)
   [The capstone project was part of the 204 work units of the certification (1 work unit = 45 minutes)]
Dagmar Monett - Berlin Higher Education Teaching Certification.
Certificate of completion
   Coursera Verified Certificate (with Distinction)
   Commonwealth Education Trust and Coursera (2014):
   Foundations of Teaching for Learning 1: Introduction
   Instructor: Prof. John MacBeath, University of Cambridge, UK
   [Duration of course: 4 weeks; Time commitment: 4-6 hours/week]
Dagmar Monett - Coursera Verified Certificate.
Verified Certificate
   Coursera Verified Certificate (with Distinction)
   Commonwealth Education Trust and Coursera (2015):
   Foundations of Teaching for Learning 4: Curriculum
   Instructors: Dr. Suseela Malakoluntu, University of Malaya, Malaysia, and Prof. John MacBeath, University of Cambridge, UK
   [Duration of course: 7 weeks; Time commitment: 4-6 hours/week]
Dagmar Monett - Coursera Verified Certificate.
Verified Certificate
   Coursera Verified Certificate (with Distinction)
   Commonwealth Education Trust and Coursera (2015):
   Foundations of Teaching for Learning 5: Planning for Teaching and Learning
   Instructors: Dr. Judy Halbert and Dr. Linda Kaser, Vancouver Island University, Canada, and Prof. John MacBeath, University of Cambridge, UK
   [Duration of course: 6 weeks; Time commitment: 4-6 hours/week]
Dagmar Monett - Coursera Verified Certificate.
Verified Certificate
   Coursera Verified Certificate (with Distinction)
   Commonwealth Education Trust and Coursera (2015):
   Foundations of Teaching for Learning 6: Introduction to Student Assessment
   Instructors: Prof. Gavin Brown and Dr. Peter Keegan, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and Prof. John MacBeath, University of Cambridge, UK
   [Duration of course: 6 weeks; Time commitment: 4-6 hours/week]
Dagmar Monett - Coursera Verified Certificate.
Verified Certificate
Other certificates:

    Dagmar Monett - Machine Learning MOOC at Coursera.
Dagmar Monett - Google's Making Sense of Data.
Dagmar Monett - Course on Cooperative Learning.
Dagmar Monett - Course on Teaching optimization.
Dagmar Monett - Course on Teaching and Feedback.
Dagmar Monett - Course on Student supervision and mentoring.
Dagmar Monett - Course on Student coaching.


Profesional responsibilities

   Since 08/2010: Full Professor of Computer Science, Department of Cooperative Studies, HWR Berlin (Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany).

   Since 07/2011: Board member and Treasurer of the Berlin Federation of Professors, hlb Landesverband Berlin e. V.
      - Since 08/2010: Member of the Federation.

   Since 10/2011: Substitute member of the Faculty Commission for Research and Career Development of the HWR Berlin.

   Since 11/2011: Member of the HWR Berlin Academic Senate's Equal Opportunities Commission.

   Since 11/2013: Professional member of the ACM, Association for Computing Machinery.
      - Additional affiliation: Member of the ACM SIGCSE, ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education.
      - Additional affiliation: Member of the ACM-W, ACM Committee on Women in Computing.
      - Additional affiliation: Member of the ACM SIGSOFT, ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (since 08/2015).

   Since 10/2014: Member of the German Chapter of the ACM, Association for Computing Machinery.

Past responsibilities:
   10/2011 - 10/2013: Several responsibilities in the academic self-administration of the HWR Berlin:
      - Substitute member in the Faculty Council,
      - Member of the Faculty Technical Commission, and
      - Substitute member in the Faculty Commission for Cooperative Studies.

Other organizations and initiatives I support:
      - Since 2010: STEM: Creating future / MINT: Zukunft schaffen.
      - Since 2000: SOS Children's Villages International / SOS Kinderdorf.


Editorial and reviewer activities

Editorial activities:
      - Since 05/2015: Reviewer of the Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (JSCI).
      - Since 03/2015: Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP) published by InderScience.
      - Since 01/2015: Editorial Board Member of the Journal Software Engineering published by SciencePG.
      - Since 01/2015: Editorial Board Member (12/2012-12/2014: Peer reviewer) of the International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems (IJIIS) published by SciencePG.
      - Since 02/2013: Editorial Board Member of the Journal Abstraction & Application published by the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán.
      - 06/2013 - 02/2014: Editorial Advisory Board Member of the book Technology, Innovation and Enterprise Transformation published by IGI Global.
      - Since 12/2012: Editorial Board Member of the Journal Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems (ACIS) published by SciencePG.

Reviewer activities:
      - Reviewer of the 10th International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, IMSCI 2016, July 5-8, 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of the Future Technologies Conference 2016, FTC 2016, December 6-7, 2016, San Francisco, USA.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of the SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2016, IntelliSys 2016, September 21-22, 2016, London, UK.
      - Program Committee Member of the 2016 International Conference on Security and Management, SAM 2016, July 25-28, 2016, Las Vegas, USA.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of the IEEE and Springer sponsored Science and Information Computing Conference 2016, SAI 2016, July 13-15, 2016, London, UK.
      - Advisory Committee Member of the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication and Automation, ICACCA 2016, April 8-9, 2016, Dehradun, India.
      - Scientific Program Committee Member of the International Symposium on Intelligent Computing Systems, ISICS 2016, March 16-18, 2016, Merida, Mexico.
      - Program Committee Member of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education Technical Symposium, SIGCSE 2016, March 2-5, 2016, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of the SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, IntelliSys 2015, November 10-15, 2015, London, UK.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of the ACM Conference womENcourage 2015, September 24-26, 2015, Uppsala, Sweden.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of the IEEE and Springer sponsored Science and Information Conference 2015, SAI 2015, July 28-30, 2015, London, UK.
      - Program Committee Member of the 2015 International Conference on Security and Management, SAM 2015, July 27-30, 2015, Las Vegas, USA.
      - Reviewer of the 9th International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, IMSCI 2015, July 12-15, 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA.
      - Advisory Committee Member of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing and Communication Engineering, ICACCSE 2015, May 1-2, 2015, Uttarakhand, India.
      - Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Engineering and Computational Innovation Sciences, ENCINS 2015, April 20-23, 2015, Casablanca, Morocco.
      - Advisory Committee Member of the International Conference on Computing and Intelligence Systems, ICCIS 2015, March 19-21, 2015, D. G. Vaishnav College, Tamil Nadu, India.
      - Advisory Board Member of the International Conference on Information, Computation and Communications, ICIC2 2015, March 6-7, 2015, Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
      - Program Committee Member of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education Technical Symposium, SIGCSE 2015, March 4-7, 2015, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
      - Program Committee Member of the International Conference on e-Quality and e-Service Sciences, eQeSS 2015, February 24-25, 2015, Dubai, UAE.
      - Program Committee Member of the IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, IEEE ISSPIT 2014, December 15-17, 2014, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India.
      - Member of the Technical Program Committee of the 2014 7th International Conference on Contemporary Computing, IC3 2014, August 7-9, 2014, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
      - Program Committee Member of the Student Conference on Computer Science, SKILL 2014, at the 44th Annual Meeting of the German Computer Science Society, INFORMATIK 2014, September 22-26, 2014, Stuttgart, Germany.
      - Program Committee Member of The 2014 International Conference on Security and Management, SAM 2014, July 21-24, 2014, Las Vegas, USA.
      - Technical Program Committee Member of The 2014 International Conference on Computer Science and Service System, CSSS 2014, June 13-15, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand.
      - ESSLLI 2013 Student Session, 25th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information, Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany, August 5-16, 2013.
      - 7th International Conference on Computing and Convergence Technology, ICCCT 2012, Seoul, Republic of Korea, December 3-5, 2012.
      - IADIS International Conference: Internet Applications and Research, IAR 2012, Lisbon, Portugal, July 17-19, 2012.
      - Multiagent System Technologies: 4th German Conference, MATES 2006, Erfurt, Germany, September 19-20, 2006 (LNAI 4196, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-45376-5).
      - 15th International Workshop on Concurrency, Specification and Programming, CS&P'2006, Wandlitz, Germany, on September 27–29, 2006.
      - Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis VI: 6th International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis, IDA 2005, Madrid, Spain, September 8-10, 2005 (LNCS 3646, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-28795-7).
      - 10th International Conference on Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining, and Granular Computing, RSFDGrC 2005, Regina, Canada, May 31 - September 3, 2005 (LNAI 3641, Springer, ISBN: 3-540-28653-5).
      - Foundations of Intelligent Systems: 15th International Symposium, ISMIS 2005, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA, May 25-28, 2005 (LNAI 3488, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-25878-0).
      - IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, IAT 2004, Beijing, China, September 20-24, 2004.
      - Regulated Agent-Based Social Systems: First International Workshop, RASTA 2002, Bologna, Italy, July 16, 2002 (LNAI 2934, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-20923-2).


Research Interests

   Current topics, also related to the ongoing teaching:
      - Computer Science Education, E-Learning
      - Software engineering, Agile software development, eXtreme Programming
      - Machine Learning, Knowledge-based systems, and Artificial Intelligence in general
      - Agent-oriented software engineering, agents and multiagent systems, simulations, tools, and applications
      - Metaheuristics, evolutionary computation
      - Social media analysis, social networks, blogosphere, new media

   Related to the projects I was involved in and directed by Prof. Andreas Griewank, Mathematics at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany:
      - Automatic/Algorithmic differentiation
      - Differential algebraic equations

   Related to the projects I was involved in and directed by Prof. Hans-Dieter Burkhard, Computer Science at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany:
      - Socionics (Sociology + Computer Science)

   Related to the projects I was involved in at the Center of Biomaterials, Havana, Cuba:
      - Parameter estimation, inverse problems, mathematical modelling of chemical processes

Ongoing and past projects:
   Big Data:
      * Trendstudie: Big Data in HR (Trend Study: Big Data in Human Resources). Sep/2014 - May/2015:
         - Project homepage, Project results and Authors (in German).
         - Partner institutions: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Privat-Institut für Qualitätssicherung in Personalauswahl und -entwicklung (IQP), and spring Messe Management GmbH
.
   E-Learning:
      * eLearning und eAssessment: Erweiterung der eLearning-Plattform Moodle um moderne an die HWR angepasste Evaluierungs- und Prüfungsfunktionen (eLearning und eAssessment: Extending the eLearning platform Moodle with modern, HWR-customized evaluation and test functionalities). Apr-Dec/2012.


Awards, Grants, Fellowships and other Additional Activities

   04/2012: Winner (First place, category Teaching Projects) of the E(r)learner Projects Competition 2012.

   10/2010: Jury of the 6th Hispanic Blog Awards Bitacoras.com 2010.

   2007: Selected for Who's Who in the World, 25th Silver Anniversary Edition and for Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 10th Anniversary Edition (see Marquis Who's Who web site at: www.marquiswhoswho.com).

   2006: Selected for Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2006-2007 (see Marquis Who's Who web site at: www.marquiswhoswho.com).

   10/2003 - 12/2003: Scholarship from the Berliner Programm zur Förderung der Chancengleichheit von Frauen (Berlin Program to Promote Equal Opportunities of Woman), Berlin, Germany.

   03/2003: International Summer School in Metaheuristics, Metaheuristics Network, Tenerife, Spain.

   02/2003: 5th European "Agent Systems Spring School", Barcelona, Spain, with grant from AgentLink.

   10/2002 - 09/2003: Scholarship from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.

   Since 2002: Reviewer for different scientific conferences, workshops, and journals.

   04/2000 - 03/2002: Sandwich-Scholarship from the DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service.

   10/1999 - 03/2000: German language courses (DAAD-sponsored, German Academic Exchange Service), Goethe-Institut, Göttingen, Germany.

   03/1999: Summer School in Computer Science "Multimedia data bases for communication networks", Polytechnical University Cataluña and Havana University, Havana, Cuba.

   01/1999: UNESCO Summer School in Computer Science "Computer Theory and Applications", Havana University, Havana, Cuba.

   07/1996 - 01/1997: Study and research semester, Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela, with travel grant from the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Italy.

   06/1996: 2nd Iberoamerican Summer School in Computer Science, Iberoamerican Net of Software Technology (RITOS), Santa Cruz, Bolivia, with fellowship from the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation (AECI), Spain.

   1995: Annual Prize to the Best Scientific Result on the Application of Computer Science (with coauthors), Havana University, Havana, Cuba.

   1994: Annual Prize and National Prize to the Best Scientific Research (with coauthors), Ministry of High Education and Academy of Sciences, respectively, Cuba.

   1993: Distinguished Researcher Award, Havana University, Havana, Cuba.

   1993: Annual Prize to the Best Scientific Research Group (with coauthors), Havana University, Cuba.


Languages

   English, German, Spanish (native language)