Software Engineering Group

Christian Zirkelbach, M.Sc.


Christian Zirkelbach

Researcher & PhD student

Address: Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, R. 1214 (CAP 4)
Phone: +49 431 880-3733
Fax: +49 431 880 7617

My publications are listed at

Kielprints (EPrints) Google Scholar


Supervised Theses

Research Interests

  • Collaborative (Open Source) Software Development
  • Evolution and Maintenance in Large Software Landscapes
  • Human-Computer-Interaction (HCI), especially alternative interaction concepts like Virtual Reality
  • Database Usage and Behavior Visualization
  • Empirical Methods

General Information






  • 2019: Best Paper Award
    The Ninth International Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications, 2019.
  • 2014: Award for excellent teaching for "research-based and service-learning programming projects in computer science"
  • 2009: Award as best examinee
    (apprenticeship as IT specialist in system integration, Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Schleswig-Holstein)



Research Modules


Open Theses

  • A list of open theses can be found here.
  • Don’t hesitate to contact me, if you are interested in a master/bachelor’s thesis related to my research interests.
    I also welcome your own ideas for related thesis topics.
  • Furthermore, I offer thesis topics in collaboration with the following industrial partners:

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