Dr Ian Johnson
Ian designed the original Heurist database in 2005, and has been leading the development of the project ever since. He is a trained archaeologist with experience across nearly all Humanities disciplines. He provides high-level advice to scholars on Humanities data problems, and continues to improve Heurist to meet the needs of scholars today.Email Ian
Artem is a full stack developer who writes most of Heurist’s code. He has exceptional skills and experience in databasing, web development, and software engineering, and is reponsible for the robustness and flexibility of Heurist’s systems. As Heurist’s lead developer, Artem is particularly able to provide technical support, or guidance to contributors.Email Artem
Dr Jarrah Sastrawan
Dr Sastrawan is a historian with ten years’ experience with Heurist. He has worked on user support and liaison on several Heurist projects, including the Virtual Museum of Balinese Painting (Sydney), and the IDENK Online Inventory of Ancient Nusantara Epigraphy (Paris/Jakarta). He specialises in providing support to and facilitation between developers and end-users.Email Jarrah
Brandon is an experienced UX designer, who works with Ian to make Heurist a smooth and user-friendly as possible.
Dr Michael Falk
Community Technical Adviser
Michael is a literary scholar, programmer and data scientist with nearly a decade’s experience in Digital Humanities. He helps to extend the Heurist network, through training, documentation and software development.Email Michael
Dr. Maël Le Noc
Community Technical Adviser
Maël is a geographer with experience in Digital Humanities. He helps to extend the Heurist network, through training, documentation and software development. He also serves as liaison with several Heurist projects.
Heurist Steering Group
The future development of Heurist is guided by a steering group of leading Digital Humanities scholars, developers and support engineers from around the world. If you would like to participate please email us at support@HeuristNetwork.org.
The following members of the steering committee have indicated that they would be happy to provide some initial advice on the suitability of Heurist for projects in their broad domain, and pointers to how to get started. As they are busy people please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more specific questions about Heurist functionality and use.
Professor of Modern Chinese History, Aix-Marseille Université
Christian Henriot is a historian of modern China, with a strong interest in digital technologies applied to teaching and research. He developed various digital platforms for research such as Virtual Shanghai. He is currently involved in building a Modern China Biographical Database based on Heurist.Email Christian
Dr Hagen Peukert
Community Requirements Manager, Universität Hamburg
Dr Sylvia Melzer
Research Associate, Universität zu Lübeck