Jan Jaap de Groot

Education Bachelor of Science
Work Obduro
Contact jj@obduro.nl
Summary Entrepreneurial and ambitious student. Full stack software engineer.
Jan Jaap de Groot


University of Paris-Sud

MSc. Human Computer Interaction & Design


  • Fundamentals of Human-Computer Interaction
  • Advanced Programming of Interactive Systems
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship Basics

University of Twente

Pre-master Human Media Interaction


  • Algorithms, Datastructures & Complexity
  • Calculus A
  • Linear Algebra A
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Intelligent Interaction Design
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Human Computer Interaction Project
    • Design and Evaluation of HCI
    • Research & Design

Saxion University of Applied Sciences

BSc. Software Engineering


  • University of Sydney, 18 weeks
  • Western Sydney University, 2 weeks
  • University of New South Wales, 2 weeks

Specialisation: Advanced Mobile & Hybrid Development

Minor: Pre-master Human Media Interaction at the University of Twente

Thesis: 20 weeks at Topicus

Sydney College of English

Cambridge English: Proficiency

A Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) qualification shows the world that you have mastered English to an exceptional level. It proves you can communicate with the fluency and sophistication of a highly competent English speaker.

Christelijk Lyceum Apeldoorn



  • Dutch language
  • English language
  • Mathemetics B
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Economy
  • Management & Organization
  • Sociology
  • Cultural and artistic education
  • Physical education




Obduro is a software development company located in Enschede. The latest technology is used to develop high-quality software, ranging from mobile apps to personalised scripts.


Graduation thesis

My main research question was: "How can speech recording and processing, using a smartwatch, speed up the administrative work of teachers?". I built a system consisting of a smartwatch, smartphone and server application named 'Dictee'.

S.V. Syntaxis

External Representative

I was responsible for all communication with (potential) partners and sponsors. I organized all external events such as networking events. While I was in function, I managed to get four new companies to sponsor the association, and the association gained many partners.

S.V. Syntaxis

Internal Representative

I was responsible for all communication between the association and university. I also organized all internal events such as monthly drinks. While I was in function, I significantly improved the Social Media presence of the association.

Sydney University IT Society (SUITS)

International Representative

I was responsible for all communication with international students. I also helped organizing events, such as weekly bbq's and board game nights.

University of Sydney

Software Developer Internship

I developed a library for Heurist, which visualizes the internal database structure of Archeologists their projects. I also created a tool to dump all records and related images to a zip-file. During my internship I passed the Cambridge Proficiency in English test (Level C2).

Western Sydney University

Software Developer Internship

I worked on three different projects during a two-week internship at UWS. I created a new tool based on three existing projects. I tracked the hashtag #AppreciateAMate on multiple social media channels. I created a prototype Android app which tracks your location using beacons.

University of New South Wales

Software Developer Internship

I worked on the FAIMS Android app during a two-week internship at UNSW. I performed usability tests and gave advice on improvements. I improved the export function of Heurist to use the data in the FAIMS app.

Mobidot B.V.

Android Developer

I developed the Fiets Fanaat app after winning the IIPIC Mobility competition. The goal of the app is to influence the behavior of people in such a way that they travel to work by bicycle instead of by car. All trips are tracked and people are offered incentives for travelling by bike.


You can contact me by sending an e-mail to: jj@obduro.nl