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OEB speaker Martijn Klabbers

Martijn Klabbers

Education Innovator, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Martijn Klabbers is an education innovator at Eindhoven University. He is engaged in improving education by applying innovation methods to course development. Innovation involves story telling, gamification, and scalable solutions with the aim: Better quality with less effort.
He received an MSc. in Computer Science from the Technical University Delft in 1995. After his graduation he became a researcher at the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e) and active in the representative bodies for researchers. Next, he started as a software developer at NIPO Software, a software department of a market research company, and subsequently became project leader and product manager, responsible for the data collection suite used by 200 customers worldwide. At the TU/e, he is a project manager and project developer of international projects at EdIn, the Education Innovation team of the department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Additionally, he has a seat in the university council of the TU/e. He has started the successful EIT Digital Master Programme in Data Science and developed a double degree master program in Embedded Systems at Coursera.