Prof. Dr. Mascha Kurpicz-Briki


Prof. Dr. Mascha Kurpicz-Briki Dozentin

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Engineering and Information Technology
    Abt Informatik
    Höheweg 80
    2502 Biel



  • Digital Ethics and Fairness

  • Distributed Systems

  • Green IT

  • Large-Scale Systems

  • Containerplattforms / Kubernetes

  • Central Log Management

  • Data Engineering

  • Smart Applications

  • Applying Digital Methods to Social and Community Challenges

  • Analyzing the Fairness and Ethical Correctness of (Media) Contents

  • Exploring the Data Footprint of the Digital Society

  • Exploring the Energy Footprint of Modern Data Centers

  • Building Large-Scale Distributed Platforms for the Digital Age


  • Glauser, C., L. Schmid and M. Kurpicz-Briki, "Identifying the Public Interest in COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps in Switzerland Based on Online Search Behavior", to be published at ICEGOV 2020, Athens, Greece, 09/2020.

  • Kurpicz-Briki, M. "Cultural Differences in Bias? Origin and Gender Bias in Pre-Trained German and French Word Embeddings", 5th SwissText & 16th KONVENS Joint Conference 2020, Zurich, Switzerland, 06/2020.

  • Kurpicz, M., A-C. Orgerie, And A. Sobe, "How much does a VM cost? Energy-proportional Accounting in VM-based Environments", 24th International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing (PDP 2016), 02/2016.

  • Palomar, O., Rethinagiri, S., Yalcin, G., Titos-Gil, R., Prieto, P., Torrella, E., ...& Hayduk, Y. (2016, March). "Energy minimization at all layers of the data center: The ParaDIME project". In 2016 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE) (pp. 684-689). IEEE.

  • Colmant, M., M. Kurpicz, P. Felber, L. Huertas, R. Rouvoy, And A. Sobe, "Process-level Power Estimation in VM-based Systems", EuroSYS, Bordeaux, France, ACM, 04/2015.

  • Kurpicz, M., A. Sobe, And P. Felber, "Using Power Measurements as a Basis for Workload Placement in Heterogeneous Multi-Cloud Environments", CrossCloudBrokers ’14 (co-located to Middleware 2014), Bordeaux, France, ACM, 12/2014.

  • Colmant, M., Rouvoy, R., Kurpicz, M., Sobe, A., Felber, P., & Seinturier, L. (2018). "The next 700 CPU power models". Journal of Systems and Software, 144, 382-396.

  • Kurpicz, M., Orgerie, A. C., Sobe, A., & Felber, P. (2018). "Energy-proportional profiling and accounting in heterogeneous virtualized environments". Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, 18, 175-185.

  • Kurpicz-Briki, M., S. Diestelhorst, And P. Felber. "Impact of Mobile Applications on Battery Life: Power Characterization and Mitigation Measures".Technical report, outcome of a HiPEAC internship grant with ARM Research in Cambridge, UK, 2016.

  • Colmant, M., M. Kurpicz, P. Felber, L. Huertas, R. Rouvoy, And A. Sobe, "BitWatts: A Process-level Power Monitoring Middleware", Middleware 2014 Poster/Demos, Bordeaux, France, ACM, 12/2014.

  • Kurpicz, M., M. Colmant, L. Huertas, A. Sobe, P. Felber et R. Rouvoy, "Est-ce que ton application dans le nuage est économe en énergie? Estimation de la puissance par processus dans des systèmes virtualisés", ComPAS’2014 poster session, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 04/2014.

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German
  • English
  • French