PD Dr. Peter Fornaro


Assistant lecturer (Digital Humanities Lab)

Office

Digital Humanities Lab
Bernoullistrasse 32
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Research associate (Digital Humanities Lab)

Office

Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Profile

Fornaro studied electrical engineering and photography. He holds a PhD in experimental physics and a habilitation in digital humanities. The transition from natural sciences to the humanities in 2004 allows him to develop "made to measure" technology and software for humanities application.

He is co-founder of the start-up Truvis AG (link: www.truvis.ch) and member of ICOM and the governmental Committee for the Protection of National Cultural Heritage, EKKGS (link: https://www.admin.ch/ch/d/cf/ko/gremium_10300.html).

Research

Fornaros research foci are:

• Photography

• Imaging, Visualisation

• Color-Science

• Digital Archiving, Cultural Heritage Preservation

University of Basel and Truvis AG  Teaser