Frank Kresin

  • Research Director
    Frank Kresin

    Frank Kresin was research director at Waag and responsible for the research programme.

    He stood at the start of many projects of Waag as well as others and concerned with themes like Creative Care, Future Internet, Open design and Open Data. Among the projects he (co-)founded are CineGrid Amsterdam, Apps for Amsterdam, Nederland Opent Data, Kies op Maat and Geheugen van Almere. Besides that, Frank also regularly presents and writes on transdisciplinary research in the creative industry.

    Frank has a background as filmmaker and holds a masters degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam. He has worked as a programme manager at the Dutch Digital University Consortium, and filmmaker functional designer at the University of Amsterdam.

    From 2017, Frank works as managing director at the Design Lab of the Technical University of Twente.

Artikelen

  • Waag
    Interface
    09-01-2017
    Frank Kresin looks ahead to 2017, that brings new challenges and opportunities and a new job for him at the University of Twente, managing the newly…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    30-08-2016
    After WhatsApp implemented their groundbreaking default end-to-end encryption, it a took politicians, right wing opinion makers and likeminded NGO’s…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    06-07-2016
    Many people, including me, have high hopes for Digital Social Innovation. The traditional models of innovation, to be blunt, have failed us on many…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    23-06-2016
    On Wednesday June 22nd, the first Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) in Ukraine was organized by TechSoup Europe, Fundament and the Civil Network OPORA.…
  • We make
    Open Design Lab
    24-05-2016
    Over the course of five days, twenty eager participants from Rio became Smart Citizens. Pieter van Boheemen and Taco van Dijk from Waag teached them…
  • Waag
    Interface
    23-03-2016
    Straks wordt alles van je bijgehouden dat tegen je gebruikt kan worden. Frank Kresin ziet twee uitwegen: een radicale nadruk op privacy en het…