This page provides an overview of my research projects, including datasets I maintain, empirical studies I conducted, and tools I developed in cooperation with colleagues and students. See also my research statement.


  • SOTorrent: Reconstructing and linking the version history of Stack Overflow posts.

Empirical Studies (Software Engineering)

Empirical Studies (Interdisciplinary)

  • Constructing Urban Tourism Space Digitally: We argue that urban tourism space is (re-)produced digitally and collaboratively on online platforms and empirically analyze how two Berlin neighborhoods are digitally constructed by Airbnb hosts in their listing descriptions.

Theory Building


  • LivelySketches: Tool supporting the analog and digital lifecycle of sketches.
  • VisualCues: Classroom presentation tool for source code.
  • SketchLink: Tool for linking sketches to source code artifacts.
  • RegViz: Tool that visually augments regular expressions.