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Martin Schedlbauer

Teaching Professor

Director of Online Faculty & Programs

Martin Schedlbauer


Office Location

105-107 Forsyth Street
132F Nightingale Hall
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Martin Schedlbauer, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research interests

  • Learning analytics
  • Applied collaborative software development methods
  • Computer science education


  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • BSCS, University of Massachusetts Lowell


Martin Schedlbauer received his PhD in 2006 with a dissertation on modeling human performance during touch interactions on mobile devices in non-stationary environments. He later taught information science, computer science, data analytics, and operations management at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Suffolk University. He joined the faculty at Northeastern in 2008 and presently serves as the director of the online faculty and online programs.

Schedlbauer founded several software and education companies prior to returning to academia. In his spare time, Martin enjoys ballroom and latin dancing, boating, and playing ice hockey.

About Martin

Where did you grow up?

My hometown is West Palm Beach, Florida. I grew up in Straubing, Germany.

What courses/subjects do you teach?

My field is data and information science. I teach:

  • IS1500 – Introduction to Web Development
  • IS2000 – Principles of Information Science
  • IS3500 – Information Systems Design and Development
  • IS4300 – Human Computer Interaction
  • IS4500 – Software Quality Assurance
  • IS4600 – Software Project Management
  • IS4800 – Empirical Research
  • IS4900 – IS Senior Project
  • DS3000 – Data Integration & Analytics
  • CS1100 – Computer Science and Its Applications
  • DA5020 – Collecting, Storing, and Retrieving Data
  • DA5030 – Introduction to Data Mining & Machine Learning

What do you enjoy most or find most rewarding about what you teach?

I find the most rewarding aspect of teaching to be the collaborative discovery process.

What are the specifics of your industry experience?

I started several tech companies. I am a founder, CEO, and CTO of Technology Resource Group, Inc. and a CTO at BEA Systems, Inc., which is now part of Oracle.