Frederik Truyen is professor at the Faculty of Arts, KU Leuven. He publishes on digitalization, photographic heritage and e-learning. He is in charge of CS Digital. He is experienced in data modelling and metadata development for image databases in the cultural-historical field. He is the president of Photoconsortium, an international membership organization for photographic archives. Truyen is treasurer of the Europeana Network Association and a member of DARIAH-VL.
He currently directs the programme of the Master in Digital Humanities. In the Cultural Studies Master Programme he teaches online publishing and digital cultural heritage. His main research focus is the digital transformation roadmap for cultural heritage institutions.