Treasurer - Management Board Chair - Education community
MC Term: January 2017 - December 2021
Professor Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium Academic Research
Prof. Dr. Frederik Truyen is professor at the Faculty of Arts, KU Leuven. He publishes on Digitization, Photography, and E-Learning. He is in charge of the mediaLab CS Digital. His research interests are mostly related to Digitization and Publishing of Cultural Heritage. He is involved in projects on Open Educational Resources and Open Learning (currently E-SLP), and on digitization of Cultural Heritage: IDEM, RICH, 3PI (Hercules funding), EuropeanaPhotography and Europeana Space (EC CIP), Europeana DSI (aggregator for photography) and Migration in the Arts and Sciences (EC CEF Generic services). He has experience in data modelling for Image databases in the cultural-historical field. President of PHOTOCONSORTIUM, the aggregator of Photography for Europeana, and member of DARIAH-VL.