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Current Institutional Responsibilities
Director, Digital Humanities Institute (DHI), College of the Humanities (CdH), since 2015.
Director a.i., Section of Digital Humanities (SoDH), in charge of the Master in Digital Humanities, since 2015.
Member of the IC Faculty Promotion Committee, since 2015.
Member of the UNIL-EPFL Digital Humanities Steering Committee, since 2016.
Member of the EPFL Equal Opportunities Steering Committee, since 2016.
Member of the EPFL Innovation Council, since 2017.
Current Memberships in Panels, Boards, etc.
Member of the Board of the
SRG SSR (Swiss Radio and Television), since 2018. Member of the Comité d’orientation scientifique,
projet régional Ouest Industries Créatives, Université de Nantes, France, since 2017. EPFL representative on the
Swiss National Science Foundation Board and its Committee, since 2016. EPFL representative on the Board of
E-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland, since 2016. President of the
EPFL WISH Foundation, since 2014. Founding Member and Member of the Board since 2006. Committee member of the
GI-Dissertationspreis (Best CS thesis from DE, AU, and CH), since 2011. Technology and Knowledge Transfer Activities
, a spin-off company from IVRL, provides a distribution platform for short films (2017). Largo
, a spin-off company from IVRL, offers augmented vision solutions for critical applications (2017). Darix
acquired our spin-off sight.io that provided image rankings based on computational aesthetics (2014). EyeEm
is an on-line tool to intelligently crop and recompose photos (2012). Croppola IVRL participated with an
interactive module at “The Digital Revolution” exhibit, shown at the Swiss Camera Museum in Vevey, April 23, 2010 – December 2016. IVRL participated with several interactive modules, especially
The Flux, at the We are all Photographers Now! exhibit shown at Lausanne’s photography museum, the Musée de l’Élysee, February 8th – May 20th, 2007 and the New York Photo Festival, May 13-17, 2009. Honors and Awards
(2017) for contributions to computational imaging, color image processing, and color computer vision. IEEE Fellow
(2014) for outstanding contributions and research leadership in the fields of photography, image processing, and computer vision. IS&T Fellow
, for seminal contributions to color imaging, computational photography, and image analysis. IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Scientist of the Year (2013)
(2008), for long term service to the society. IS&T Senior Member
Research Fellowship (1992), Harris Corporation, RIT.\\
(1990), Kuratorium für Kulturförderung, Canton of Solothurn. Photography Award For
Best Paper awards, see the Publications page.