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Michael E Caspersen

Michael E. Caspersen is cand.scient. (1987) and PhD (2007) from Aarhus University. He has been director of It-vest at AU (1999-2008), associate professor at department of Computer Science, Aarhus University (2008-2016), and director of Center for Science Education (2009-2015).

Michael E. Caspersen is a leading researcher within the areas 'Computing Education' and 'Computational Thinking'.  As the only person, he has chaired all leading international conferences within his field. Moreover, Michael E. Caspersen has - as the only non-American ever - chaired 'the Technical Symposium for Computer Science Education', which is the world’s largest computing education conference with 1.500 participants and running for 50 years.

In 2013,  he was one of only four computer scientists worldwide appointed Distinguished Member (Education) of ACM, which is the world’s largest professional association for computer scientists with more than 100.000 members. To achieve this, you must have contributed tremendously to the international 'Computing Education Community'.

Today, Michael E. Caspersen Caspersen is managing director of It-vest - networking universities.