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 department Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis. He is scientific director of the Research Center for Examination and Certification (RCEC), a cooperation of CITO, the national institute for measurement in the Netherlands and the University of Twente.



Ancillary Activities

  • Theologische Universiteit Kampen
    lid curatorium


Recent Articles
Schildkamp, K., Poortman, C. L., Brown, C., Blossing, U., Liljenberg, M., Faddar, J., ... Veldkamp, B. P. (2017). Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity by Evaluation and Research in Schools. Paper presented at AERA Annual Meeting 2017, San Antonio, United States.
Agrusti, G., Poce, A., Scaramuzzo, G., Damiani, V., Agrusti, F., Dobson, S., ... Veldkamp, B. (2016). LIBE project – Supporting Lifelong learning with Inquiry-based education. (LIBE Project - 543058-LLP-1-2013-1-IT-KA3-KA3MP). European Union Lifelong Learning Programme. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3098.9044

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (building no. 41), room B 315
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  B 315
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands