Jakob Bardram

Jakob Bardram, PhD, Computer Science

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S

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Dr. Bardram is a professor at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) and runs the Pervasive Interaction Technology (PIT) Laboratory. Prior to this position, he was an associate professor at the Computer Science Department, University of Aarhus and the co-founder and first manager of the Danish Centre for Pervasive Healthcare.

Dr. Bardram received his PhD in computer science in 1998 from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. During his academic career, he has raised considerable national and european funding for strategic research projects in cooperation with different industrial partners. He has published an edited book on Pervasive Healthcare and has edited several special journal issue on computing systems in healthcare. During his scientific career, Dr. Bardram has published more than 70 original peer-reviewed papers in international scientific books, journals, and conference proceedings. See his Google Scholar profile.

Business Background

Dr. Bardram has been involved in several start-ups based on his research. Recently (2013) he co-founded and serves as the CEO of the company Monsenso ApS that provides personal health technologies for metal disorders. In 2006, he co-founded the company Cetrea A/S, which specialize in the development of pervasive computing technology for hospitals. He has had several executive roles at Cetrea, including member of the board, chief executive officer (CEO) and chief scientific officer (CSO). Dr. Bardram also helped found CLC Bio A/S who develops bioinformatics software. Dr. Bardram has previously held positions as project manager and IT architect at IBM, and he has been an industrial research fellow at CSC, where he worked with software architectures for cooperative systems in hospitals.

Research areas

Pervasive & Ubiquitous Computing, Object Oriented Software Architecture, Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW); and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

The main application areas of this research is within healthcare, biology, and global software development.

Research and teaching information

Dr. Bardram teach undergraduate courses on object-oriented programming (Java, C#), software engineering, software architecture, and software analysis and design. He teaches graduate courses on ubiquitous computing, user interface software technology, and human-computer interaction.

In 2012, Dr. Bardram was awarded the European Curriculum Award for his curriculum development of the Pervasive Computing education in Denmark.


    Research areas

  • Software Architecture, Human-computer Interaction, Pervasive Computing, User Interface Software Technology, Computer Supported Cooperative Work

Research outputs (80)

  1. Published

    Dedicated workspaces: Faster resumption times and reduced cognitive load in sequential multitasking

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  2. Published

    co-Laevo - Supporting Cooperating Teams by Working 'within' Shared Activity Time Lines

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  3. Published

    Approximator: Predicting Interruptibility in Software Development with Commodity Computers

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Prizes (3)

  1. The Brian Shackel Award

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  2. Best Paper Award at the ACM ITS 2011 Conference

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  3. 2012 Informatics Europe Curriculum Award

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Research Activities (18)

  1. CHI 2015: Crossings

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  2. E-sundhedsobservatoriets årskonference 2014

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  3. The 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing

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