prof.dr.ir. B.P. Veldkamp (Bernard)


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Bernard Veldkamp specializes in research methodology, measurement and data analytics. His interests focus on optimization, text mining, and computer-based assessment. His work spans a range of issues in educational, psychological, and health sciences, from the development of new methods/models for the design and construction of (adaptive) psychological and educational tests, to the development of data mining models for analyzing verbal data and large datasets. He founds his research in Psychometrics, Operations Research, Data Mining, and Statistics.

Bernard Veldkamp is Vice-Dean of Research of the Faculty of Behavioral, Management and Social Sciences, University of Twente.


Medicine & Life Sciences
Data Mining
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Adaptive Testing
Item Response Theory
Social Sciences
Model Theory
Performance Assessment


  • stichting Katholiek Onderwijs Enschede
    Chair Supervisory Board
  • NOLAI (National Education Lab AI)
    Member program committee
  • RCEC
    Psychometric advice
  • Theologische Universiteit Utrecht
    chair advisory board


Proietti, G. S., Matteucci, M., Mignani, S. , & Veldkamp, B. P. (2024). Chance-Constrained Automated Test Assembly. Journal of educational and behavioral statistics, 49(1), 92-120. https://doi.org/10.3102/10769986231169039
van Roekel, H., Wigger, E. F. J. , Veldkamp, B. P., & Bakker, A. B. (2023). What is work engagement? A text mining approach using employees' self-narratives. Applied psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12501
Veldkamp, B. P. (2023). Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in Psychometrics. In Essays on Contemporary Psychometrics (pp. 69-87). (Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment). Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-10370-4_4

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Universiteit Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (gebouwnr. 41), kamer B315
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede

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Universiteit Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  B315
Postbus 217
7500 AE Enschede

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