Dick C.A. Bulterman appointed professor of Distributed Multimedia Languages and Infrastructures

On 1 March 2008, CWI researcher Dick Bulterman was appointed professor of Distributed Multimedia Languages and Infrastructures at the VU University Amsterdam (VU). At the VU Bulterman will work within the Business, Web and Media research group of the Computer Sciences Department, which is part of the VU's Faculty of Sciences. His research concentrates on the development of synchronization languages and interactive infrastructures for supporting a broad range of dynamically distributable multimedia applications on mobile and personal devices.

Publication date: 10-03-2008

On 1 March 2008, CWI researcher Dick Bulterman was appointed professor of Distributed Multimedia Languages and Infrastructures at the VU University Amsterdam (VU). At the VU Bulterman will work within the Business, Web and Media research group of the Computer Sciences Department, which is part of the VU's Faculty of Sciences. His research concentrates on the development of synchronization languages and interactive infrastructures for supporting a broad range of dynamically distributable multimedia applications on mobile and personal devices. He will also be active in presenting Masters courses at the VU.

Bulterman's appointment strengthens the ties between CWI and the VU, and serves to broaden the position of both organizations within the scientific activity on media design, analysis and processing in Amsterdam.

At CWI Bulterman will stay head of the research group Distributed Multimedia within the cluster Software Engineering. He will also remain chair of the World-Wide Web consortium's W3C SYMM synchronized multimedia working group.

More information on Bulterman's research activities can be found on his CWI homepage.