PD Dr. Peter Fornaro
Lecturer (Digital Humanities Lab)
Digital Humanities Lab
Peter 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 (https://www.admin.ch/ch/d/cf/ko/gremium_10300.html).
Member of the board
Member of the sponsorship eikones; https://eikones.philhist.unibas.ch/de/home/
Member of the board of trustees e-codices, cech; https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en
Scientific counciler; https://www.photoconsortium.net/
President digitization national cultural heritage VSA; https://vsa-aas.ch/
DGPh, https://www.dgph.de/ ICOM, https://icom.museum/en/
His research foci are:
- Imaging, Visualisation
- Digital Archiving, Cultural Heritage Preservation