prof.dr.ir. B.P. Veldkamp (Bernard)

Full Professor

About Me

Bernard Veldkamp specializes in research methodology and data analytics. His interests focus on optimization, text mining, and computer-based assessment. His work spans a range of issues in educational, psychological, and health sciences, from the development of new methods/models for the design and construction of (adaptive) psychological and educational tests, to the development of data mining models for analyzing verbal data and large datasets in fraud detection. He founds his research in Psychometrics, Operations Research, Data Mining, and Statistics.

Bernard Veldkamp is head of the Learning, Data and Technology (LDT) department of the BMS Faculty of University of Twente.


Medicine & Life Sciences
Data Mining
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Adaptive Testing
Item Response Theory
Social Sciences
Model Theory
Performance Assessment

Ancillary Activities

  • TU Kampen
    chair advisory board TU Kampen
  • Expert groep toetsen po
    review psychometric quality of test and exams
  • Bureau ICE
    member advisory board Inburgeringsexamen
  • RCEC
    psychometric advice


Sedrakyan, G., Abdi, A. , van den Berg, S. M. , Veldkamp, B. P. , & van Hillegersberg, J. (2022). Text-To-Model (TeToMo) Transformation Framework to Support Requirements Analysis and Modeling. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - MODELSWARD (pp. 129-136). SCITEPRESS. https://doi.org/10.5220/0010771600003119
Lal, S. , Eysink, T. H. S. , Gijlers, H. A. H. , Verwey, W. B. , & Veldkamp, B. P. (2021). Detecting emotions in a learning environment: a multimodal exploration. In M. Fominykh, & M. Aristeidou (Eds.), Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium of the Sixteenth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning co-located with the Sixteenth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2021) (pp. 71-82). (CEUR workshop proceedings; Vol. 3076).
Steinrücke, J. , Mavromoustakos-Blom, P. , van Stegeren, J., Attema, Y., Bakkes, S. , de Groot, T., de Heer, J. , Heylen, D. , Hrynkiewicz, R. , de Jong, T. , Oortwijn, T., Spronck, P. , Theune, M. , & Veldkamp, B. (2021). Data2Game: Towards an Integrated Demonstrator. In T. Z. Ahram, & C. S. Falcão (Eds.), Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology - Proceedings of the AHFE 2021 Virtual Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, Human Factors in Virtual Environments and Game Design, and Human Factors and Assistive Technology, 2021 (pp. 239-247). (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; Vol. 275). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80091-8_28

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (building no. 41), room B315
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  B315
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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