Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is the executive and supervisory body of the DARIAH ERIC and its legal representative.
He got his PhD in computational linguistics in 1989 and his Habilitation thesis in 1999. For several years, he has lead the Langue et Dialogue research team at Loria laboratory and conducted various projects on man-machine dialogue, multilingual document management and linguistic engineering.
He has participated in numerous national and international projects related to the representation and dissemination of language resources and on man-machine interaction, and in particular coordinated the MLIS/DHYDRO, IST/MIAMM and e-Content/Lirics projects. He was the editor of ISO 16642 (TMF – Terminological Markup Framework) under TC37/SC3, and is the chairman of ISO committee TC37/SC4 on Language Resource Management. He is also a member of the TEI council (Text Encoding Initiative).
She is the Director of Strategic Projects for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Trinity College Dublin and the co-director of the Trinity Center for Digital Humanities. She holds a PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from Yale University, and applies her training as a scholar of language, narrative and culture to the study and promotion of advanced methods in and infrastructures for the humanities.
In this vein, she has developed a significant profile in European research and research policy circles in the past 5 years, having been named one of Ireland’s five “Champions of EU Research” in 2012. She coordinated the €6.5m CENDARI FP7 (2012-1026) project and is a partner in the related infrastructure cluster, PARTHENOS. Her other EU projects have included coordinating Researcher Night in 2013, Europeana Cloud the ESF Network NeDiMAH and the forthcoming ICT ‘sister project’ Knowledge Complexity (KPLEX).
Jennifer represents DARIAH in the Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP), where she supports the European Commission in developing an Open Science Policy.
Jennifer has played a leadership role in numerous strategic developments at national and institutional level, including the creation of Yale's McDougal Graduate Centre, the University of Nottingham's 2005 revisioning of its graduate services provision, and, in Ireland, the foundation of the 'Texts, Contexts, Cultures' graduate training programme, the Digital Humanities Observatory and the Trinity Long Room Hub research institute. She has lent her expertise in the development of infrastructure to a wide variety of initiatives and agencies, from the food manufacturing industry through to the Korean national maritime agency, and is a strong proponent of public outreach for academic research, having presented her work to general audiences, live as well as through radio, television and video, including through the medium of stand up comedy.
Frank Fischer is Associate Professor for Digital Humanities at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. He studied Computer Science, German Literature, and Spanish Philology at the University of Leipzig and at Middlesex University, London, and is an Ancien Pensionnaire de l'École Normale Supérieure in Paris.
Frank received his PhD from the University of Jena for his study on the dramatic works of Joachim Wilhelm von Brawe and their contemporary translations into Russian, Danish, and French. From 2013 to 2016 he was coordinator of the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities and staff member of DARIAH-DE.