About me

First name: Nikolaj Troels
Last name: Graf von Malotky (meaning: Earl of hammer, because Malotky is derived from the word "hammer")
Nationality: German
Gender: Male
Bachelor: Academic title Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin (a university in the german Excellence Initiative) with the thesis Interaktiver Viewer einer komplexen Datenbankstruktur im Client- Server-System zur Darstellung medizinisch-radiologischer eLearning-Formate im Rahmen einer iPad-Applikation (Interactive viewer of a complex data base structure in a client server system for presenting medical radiological elearning content with an iPad application)
Master: Academic title Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin (a university in the german Excellence Initiative) with the thesis Formale Semantik der Programmiersprache C - ein praktischer Einstieg (Formal semantics of the programming language C - a practical approach)
Family status: Happily married father with a daughter (born 2014, no further plans for children)
Hobbies: Programming, kiteboarding, wakeboarding and mechanical keyboards

Contact info

University: University Rostock
Institute: Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Chair: Practical Informatics
E-Mail: Open compose new mail (replace each uppercase word with the symbol of that name)
Employment: Scientific researcher (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

PHD student

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alke Martens
Target academic title: Dr.-Ing. (equivalent to a PHD degree in Computer Science)
Subject: Generic Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) software architecture, process, software framework and prototype
Working tools: Swift, SQLite and Xcode

Current project

Project name: DigiCare
Project description: The project addresses the interactive digitalisation of study materials for nursing subjects including a semantic tutoring system and a chatbot-based interactive support
Project website: University Rostock project website
Working tools: HTML, CSS, Javascript and Python

Career

2019 - now: Working as a scientific researcher at the University of Rostock to research and build an ITS for studies in the medical field for DigiCare
2018 - 2019: Worked as a scientific researcher at the University of Rostock to recreate the system for the Juniorstudium, where pupils have the opportunity to try out studying
2018 - 2018: Worked as a temporary website development helper for InKoWi GmbH
2017 - 2018: Worked as a scientific researcher at the University of Rostock on a hyperspectral sports sensor and a bluetooth connected app programmed in Java and Kotlin with Android Studio for Android smartwatches and smartphones
2015 - 2017: Worked as a scientific researcher at the University of Rostock on a hyperspectral wound camera and an expert system with authoring tools programmed in C# with Visual Studio for Windows
2014 - 2015: Worked as research assistant at the University of Rostock and began PHD thesis research
2013 - 2014: Worked as an iOS developer on different In-House iOS apps for Virtual Data Systems in Objective-C
2013 - 2013: Worked as an iOS developer for an board game named Tridom for Play Asia and Artcastle (in Hong Kong) in Objective-C
2012 - 2012: Worked as an iOS developer for a radiologist app named YAILE for Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in Objective-C
2012 - 2014: Studied Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin (Excellence Initiative) and finished it successfully with the masters degree
2011 - 2012: Worked as an iOS developer at Appiron for various app ideas in Objective-C
2010 - 2014: Worked as an iOS developer to maintain my selfmade sold app named iPhysikum for MEDI-LEARN in Objective-C
2010 - 2012: Worked as a technical assistant for congresses like the yearly conference of Zentrum für Legasthenie
2010 - 2012: Worked as a student assistant for the eLearning competence department at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin with web services like Blackboard and Typo3 and lecture video creation with additional questionaires in Flash
2010 - 2010: Worked as a programming helper at GFP Enders for managing buildings and customers on a map in Silverlight
2009 - 2010: Been in the study group at the Freie Universität Berlin for the self driving car Spirit of Berlin for automatic parking and pathfinding in C++
2008 - 2009: Been in the study group at the Freie Universität Berlin for the soccer playing robots FUmanoids with pattern recognition and hardware programming in C
2008 - 2009: Been in the study group at the Freie Universität Berlin for research and recreation of the bee dance with RoboBiene with pattern recogniction and machine learning
2006 - 2012: Studied Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin (Excellence Initiative) and finished it successfully with the bachelor degree
2003 - 2006: Finished school with Allgemeinen Hochschulreife at Sophie-Charlotte-Oberschule (Gymnasium)
2000 - 2003: Was in school at Georg-von-Giesche-Oberschule (Realschule)
2002 - 2009: Employee in a hardware store, repaired computers and did on-site technical support
1998 - 2000: Worked as a newspaper deliverer in Denmark
- 2000: Was in school at Svanescolen in Væggerløse in Denmark

Publications

11th international conference on education and new learning technologies (EDULEARN): A comparable foundation for ITS research loop and subfields
11th international conference on education and new learning technologies (EDULEARN): The implications of ITS research on CALL software
15th international conference on intelligent tutoring systems (ITS): Analyzing the usage of the classical ITS software architecture and refining it
12th international symposium on computer science in sport (IACSS): Train4U - Mobile Sport Diagnostic Expert System for User-Adaptive Training
19th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT): Centralizing the Teaching Process in Intelligent Tutoring System Architectures
9th annual international conference on education and new learning technologies (EDULEARN): Synthesis of pedagogical annotations
9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU): Autonomous semantic structuring of lecture topics Synthesis of knowledge models
62. Jahrestagung Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (GMDS): Hyperspectral Wound Diagnostic – Analysis of Clinical Practice and Diagnosis Support
Biomedical Engineering / Biomedizinische Technik (BMT): Bringing Hyperspectral Imaging into Clinical Practice with Computer Science Methods
Jahrestagung der BIOMEDIZINISCHEN TECHNIK und Dreiländertagung der MEDIZINISCHEN PHYSIK (BMTMedPhys): Hyperspectral imaging and clinical practice – approach to integrate a new diagnostic tool
Symposium Hyperspektrale Bildgebung in der Medizin (HSI): Integration neuer diagnostischer Verfahren in den klinischen Alltag
University Rostock Forschungscamp (forschungscamp2017): Hyperspectral imaging and clinical practice – approach to integrate a new diagnostic tool
13th International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA): Framework for intelligent teaching and training systems - a study of systems

Favorite working tools

Swift: General purpose programming language
Xcode: Integrated developement environment
Visual Studio Code: Integrated developement environment
Git: Distributed version control system
GitHub: Git hosting and light project management
Bash: Unix shell and Terminal scripting language
AppleScript: Scripting language for macOS
JavaScript: Website scripting language
Vapor: Server side web framework in Swift
CSS: Website style sheet language
HTML: Website markup language
JSON: Markup language to encode documents
XML: Markup language to encode documents
SQLite: SQL database engine
CommonMark: Text markup language as a standard, unambiguous syntax specification for Markdown
macOS: Graphical operating system
iOS: Graphical mobile operating system