Calvin Becker


Calvin Becker

Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM/ISO)



Building: 3011
Room: B353
Kackertstr. 7, 3rd Floor
52072 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 99188
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 699197

Consultation Hours

By appointment only


  • Research at the intersections of Data Mining/Text Mining, spatial visualisation and statistics, and innovation research
  • Project lead and data analysis in the central accompanying research of the BMBF-funded project WIR! - Change through innovation in the region
  • IT and system administrator
  • Courses: "Quantitative Innovation Research (QIR)", "Project Module: Applications of machine learning in innovation research"
  • Coaching and supervision of students


  • Research Associate at the Institute for Technology- and Innovation Management (TIM) at RWTH Aachen since May 2020
  • Studies in Urban Informatics and Analytics (M.Sc.) at the University of Warwick, UK
  • Studies in International Business Administration (B.Sc.) at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, including a semester abroad at Queen's University, Canada
  • Working experience as a research intern at HERE Technologies, DuMont und Daimler

Research Interests:

  • Machine Learning, Data Mining and NLP
  • Geospatial visualisation and statistics
  • Quantitative indicators of innovation ecosystems

Research Methodology:

  • Analytical methods: GIS, Data and Text Mining, NLP, Deep Learning
  • Programming languages and tools: Python, R, SQL, QGIS