Prof. Dr. Roland Klemke holds a professorship for game informatics at Cologne Game Lab (CGL), TH Köln, Cologne, Germany, where he teaches subjects like artificial intelligence and machine learning for games, game engine architectures, game development methodologies, and game physics. Roland is also an associate professor at the Faculty of Educational Science of the Open University of the Netherlands. He heads the group of multimodal learning experiences and leads national and international research projects in the field of technology-enhanced learning. Research topics include artificial intelligence for education, serious gaming, game-based learning, gamification, augmented and mixed reality, multi-sensor architectures, and mobile learning. Additionally, Roland is CEO of Humance AG, a Cologne-based software development company specialising in mobile and web-based solutions, coordinating research and development activities.
Until 2018, Roland worked as a professor for game design at Mediadesign Hochschule (Mediadesign university of applied science) in Düsseldorf, Germany. Until 2002 he contributed as a scientist at Fraunhofer Gesellschaft to national and international research projects. He received his degree in Computer Science in 1997 from the University of Kaiserslautern and a doctoral degree from RWTH Aachen in 2002. Roland is a member of Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), a fellow of the Interuniversity Center for Educational Sciences (ICO) and a fellow of the Dutch research school information and knowledge systems (SIKS).