WP5 carlos martinez ortiz
Netherlands eScience Center
  Digital Humanities; Linked Data; ICT
Carlos has a PhD in computer science and is an eScience research engineer at the Netherlands eScience Center. He is currently working in projects related to the Digital Humanities. He is responsible for development of DIVE+.


WP5 oana inel
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, IBM Amsterdam
Semantic Web; Digital Humanities; Human Interpretation - Crowdsourcing

Oana is a PhD student in the Computer Science department at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Previously, she received her M.Sc. diploma at the same department. Her research focuses on gathering semantic interpretations across data types and domains and contextualizing the information by means of events with the help of automated tools and crowdsourcing. In Clariah, Oana is working on the DIVE+ tool and the integration of the crowdsourcing module - the CrowdTruth framework.


WP5 willem melder
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
  Linked data; Collections; Speech recognition; Audiovisual data

For CLARIAH WP5 I am part of the team that sets up the audiovisual infrastructure at NISV. With a background in artificial intelligence and speech technology I’m focusing on automatic processing of audiovisual data and making it better accessible within a robust infrastructure. For NISV I am also participating within NDE in the workgroup Architecture, aiming to make digital heritage better interoperable and accessible for users.


WP5 eva baaren
Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision

Eva currently works as a liaison for researchers in the humanities, social science and journalism who want to research digital collections or co-develop research tools for digital media-collections. In the past, Eva has studied Communication & Information studies and has specialized in television and new media. Emerging media technologies and innovation processes have become her favorite objects of interest. In 2012, she finished her doctorate dissertation on the role of institutions and governments in the user adoption process of HDTV. Eva has taught various courses for students of information & computer science, communication studies and television studies. Before her current position, she has worked as a general knowledge manager at the Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision.

Eva is a member of the television research board (TViT) and loves to participate in debates related to policies in higher education, research, media and acces to heritage.

WP5 thomas poell
University of Amsterdam
Community outreach, user studies, media suite, user space

Thomas Poell is Assistant Professor of New Media & Digital Culture and Program Director of the Research Master Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. His research is focused on social media and the transformation of public communication around the globe. He has published on social media and popular protest in Canada, Egypt, Tunisia, India, and China, as well as on the role of these media in the development of new forms of journalism. Together with professor José van Dijck, Poell leads the KNAW-‘Over Grenzen’ research program on Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space.

He is one of the programme leaders of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies, and part of the core team Audiovisual Data and Media Studies of the national infrastructural project CLARIAH (NWO). He sits on the editorial board of Social Media & Society and of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. During the Spring semester of 2015, Poell was Research Associate at UC Santa Cruz, and visiting lecturer at the University of Helsinki. In early 2016, he gave a series of mini-lectures (in Dutch) for the Universiteit van Nederland.