Steven Krauwer


Steven Krauwer got his degree in mathematics from Utrecht
University in 1971, with a minor in linguistics. Since 1972 he
has been working as a researcher, lecturer and project manager in
the Utrecht institute of Linguistics of the Faculty of Humanities
of Utrecht University. He has worked on formal languages, on
computational linguistics (with a special focus on machine
translation), and since the mid-nineties on language and speech
resources, with a special interest in under-resourced and
endangered languages. He was the coordinator of the EC-funded
CLARIN project that led to the creation of the CLARIN Research
Infrastructure and its governing body CLARIN ERIC. He was the
first CLARIN ERIC Executive Director from 2012 until 2015. He is
now a guest researcher at the Faculty of Humanities of Utrecht
University, a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation
for Endangered Languages and Senior Advisor to the CLARIN ERIC
Board of Directors.