Andreas Kostopoulos is the Project Archives Specialist at the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), where he has overseen the cataloguing and curation of more than 75 conservation projects, amongst other curatorial and administrative responsibilities. Kostopoulos holds a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Business Administration from Abertay Dundee and has over 17 years of project management experience. During the last 10 years, he managed ARCE’s extensive and diverse volume of project documentation assets which span 20+ years of USAID funded projects in Egypt. He stewards a multitude of historical records, drawings, maps, slides, and photographs ensuring their preservation and maintenance according to the industry's best practices through the utilization of archiving technology and specialized equipment. Additionally, his expertise in digital technologies include 3D scanning sites and monuments. Currently, Kostopoulos is working alongside his team on the digitization and online publication of conservation projects in an open-access website (archives.arce.org), making available ARCE’s valuable research to broader audiences. He has also collaborated with Google Arts and Culture on the launch of an ARCE project page, which was met with wide positive reception.
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