Address

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Department of Information
Finkenau 35
22081 Hamburg
Room 268

Contact Information

Call: +49.40.428 75-3642

Email: sebastian.suenkler@haw-hamburg.de

Sebastian Sünkler

Research Assistant

Sebastian Sünkler, M.A., is a research assistant and lecturer at the Department of Information at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.  Since he was a university student he has been interested in search engines and information retrieval. Among other projects, he has been working on the Relevance Assessment Tool.

His research focuses on evaluation of search engines and the behaviour of search engine users.

Recent publications

Lewandowski, D.; Sünkler, S.; Schultheiß, S.; Häußler, H.; Spree, U.; Behnert, C. (2021): The Search Studies Group at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Datenbank Spektrum. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13222-021-00375-x

Lewandowski, D.; Sünkler, S.; Yagci, N. (2021): The Influence of search engine optimization on Google’s results: A multidimensional approach for detecting SEO. 13th ACM Web Science Conference, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1145/3447535.3462479
Sünkler, S.; Lewandowski, D. (2021): Ist die Webseite suchmaschinenoptimiert? Vorstellung eines Online Tools zur Analyse der Wahrscheinlichkeit der Suchmaschinenoptimierung auf einer Webseite. In: T. Schmidt, C. Wolff (Hrsg.): Information between Data and Knowledge. Information Science and its Neighbors from Data Science to Digital Humanities. Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium of Information Science (ISI 2021), Regensburg, Germany, 8th—10th March 2021. Glückstadt: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, pp. 299—306. https://doi.org/10.5283/epub.44949
Sünkler, S.; Lewandowski, D. (2021): Den Einfluss der Suchmaschinenoptimierung messbar machen: Ein halb-automatisierter Ansatz zur Bestimmung von optimierten Ergebnissen auf Googles Suchergebnisseiten. In: T. Schmidt, C. Wolff (Hrsg.): Information between Data and Knowledge. Information Science and its Neighbors from Data Science to Digital Humanities. Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium of Information Science (ISI 2021), Regensburg, Germany, 8th—10th March 2021. Glückstadt: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, pp. 218—246. https://doi.org/10.5283/epub.44946
Lewandowski, D.; Sünkler, S.; Schultheiß, S.: Studies on Search: Designing Meaningful IIR Studies on Commercial Search Engines. Datenbank Spektrum 20(1), 5-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13222-020-00331-1

See the full list of publications.

Education

  1. 2012

    Master of Arts Information Sciences and Management

    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
  2. 2009

    Bachelor of Arts Media and Information

    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
  3. 2004

    Technical Assistant for Computer Science

    Gewerbeschule G18 Hamburg

Professional Experience

  1. 2012 until tody
    Research Assistant
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Awards

  • 2017
    Team Award Information Professional (TIP)
    B.I.T. Online
  • 2016
    Team Award Information Professional (TIP)
    B.I.T. Online