Digital Humanities Chair and EPFL's Digital Humanities Lab Director
Professor Frederic Kaplan is mostly known for his speeches on archive digitization, information modeling and museographic designs. Kaplan graduated as an engineer at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in Paris, with a PhD in Artificial Intelligence at the University Paris VI. Working as a researcher for 10 years at the Sony Computer Science Laboratory before moving to Switzerland.
Publishing more than a hundred scientific journals, 10 patents and six books, he is a highly accomplished individual. His devices and inventions have all been exhibited in various museums across the world including Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Pompidou based in Paris.
Kaplan is now working at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) where he is the Digital Humanities Chair and directs the EPFL Digital Humanities Lab.