Claudia Engel collaborates with students and faculty on digital research projects in the Anthropology Department, where she also teaches. She is a member of the Center of Interdisciplinary Digital Scholarship (CIDR) at the Stanford Libraries and trains Humanities and Social Science researchers in the use of the increasing number of the Libraries' digital data repositories. Claudia currently serves on the SUL AI Steering Committee and co-directs the ai4lam working group on teaching and learning AI.
Claudia holds a PhD in Anthropology and an MS in Biology. She has decades of experience in data science and digital research and has authored and co-authored numerous publications.
Current Role at Stanford
Academic Technology Specialist and Lecturer in Anthroplogy
3D Models in Anthropological Research and Teaching
Development of a digital repository of 3D archaeological objects for research and teaching. Models will be deposited in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR) for long term storage and preservation. The specimens will be made available for download and visualization for interactive exploration and manipulation.
Çatalhöyük Living Archive
- Ian Hodder, Dunlevie Family Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Classics, Stanford University
- Karl Grossner, Technical Director, World-Historical Gazetteer, University of Pittsburgh
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A repository and map of cigarette factories worldwide.
- Matthew Kohrman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford
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Service, Volunteer and Community Work
Carpentries Instructor, The Carpentries
The application of advanced and innovative technological approaches in social science research, including GIS, spatial and textual analysis, data mining, and machine learning .
Skills and Expertise
Professional Affiliations and Activities
AI Steering Committee Member, Stanford Libraries (2020 - Present)
Council Member, ai4lam (2021 - Present)
Teaching and Learning Working Group Co-chair, ai4lam (2020 - Present)
- Intra-Site GIS at Çatalhöyük (2009–2017): from an Integrative and Reflexive Tool to the Living Archive Spatial Webs - Mapping and Annotating the Past Mapping Anatolian Pasts for Research and the Public edited by Roosevelt, C. Istanbul: Koç University Press. 2021: 57–75
- Multi-isotope evidence of diet (carbon and nitrogen) and mobility (strontium) at Neolithic Çatalhöyük Peopling the Landscape of Çatalhöyük - Reports from the 2009–2017 seasons edited by Hodder, I. British Institute at Ankara. 2021: 217-244
- Subjectivity and discoverability: an exploration with images The Rise of AI: Implications and Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Academic Libraries edited by Hervieux, S., Wheatley, A. 2021
- "AI is not Just a Technology" - Towards an Integrated Teaching Approach to Machine Learning Proceedings from ECML-PKDD 2020, Teaching Machine Learning Workshop 2020
Computer vision and image recognition in archaeology
Proceedings of the Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Data Discovery and Reuse
View details for DOI 10.1145/3359115.3359117
R for Geospatial Analysis and Mapping
The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge
View details for DOI 10.22224/gistbok/2019.1.3
Towards a Living Archive - making multi layered research data and knowledge generation transparent
Journal of Field Archaeology
2018; 43:sup1: S19-S30
View details for DOI 10.1080/00934690.2018.1516110
- Representing the Archaeological Process at Çatalhöyük in a Living Archive Assembling Çatalhöyük Maney Publishing. 2015