Peter Fornaro

PD Dr. Peter Fornaro


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

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/ 

 

Research

His research foci are:

  • Photography
  • Imaging, Visualisation
  • Color-Science
  • Digital Archiving, Cultural Heritage Preservation

Photography

Digitization Team


Truvis AG broncolor D50