Felix Becker has been a research assistant at the Chair of Information Management of Prof. Dr. Susanne Robra-Bissantz since 2015. His research focuses on the design of digital support for smart participation. This is characterized by its collaborative structure built on aspects of bottom-up participation. His research draws on the research paradigm of Design Science Research, which is focusing on the design of information system artifacts. In doing so, he applies collaborative and participatory research methods and further develops existing process models towards more stakeholder integration. Previously, Felix studied media science in Paderborn and media technology in Braunschweig.