MAXIMILIAN SCHICH is an associate professor for arts and technology at the University of Texas at Dallas and a founding member of the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. He works to converge hermeneutics, information visualization, computer science, and physics to understand art, history, and culture. He is the first author of "A Network Framework of Cultural History" (Science, 2014) and a lead co-author of the animation "Charting Culture" (Nature video, 2014).
Schich is also an editorial advisor at Leonardo Journal, an editorial board member at Palgrave Communications (NPG), and the Journal for Digital Art History. He publishes in multiple disciplines and is a prolific speaker, translating his ideas to diverse audiences across academia and industry. His work received global press coverage in 28 languages.