Portrait of Marieke van Erp

Marieke van Erp

Research Group Leader Digital Humanities Lab KNAW Humanities Cluster Netherlands Academic Research

Marieke van Erp is a Language Technology and Semantic Web expert with a penchant for interdisciplinary research. She holds a PhD in computational linguistics from Tilburg University (2010). She leads the Digital Humanities Lab at KNAW Humanities Cluster (Amsterdam) and is a co-founder and scientific co-director of the Cultural AI Lab, a collaboration between various heritage and research institutes in the Netherlands. Dr. Van Erp’s work spans many different domains, from olfactory, socio-economic, and maritime history to data journalism and cultural heritage but is always driven by language understanding and knowledge representation.