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Peter Chan

Peter Chan is the Web Archivist at Stanford University. Peter served as the Project Manager for the ePADD (Email - Process, Appraise, Discover, Deliver) project and was a member of the AIMS (An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship) project for born-digital archival materials. The AIMS project was the recipient of the NDSA (National Digital Stewardship Alliance in US) Innovation Award in 2012 and the ePADD project was the recipient of the same award in 2017. ePADD was also the recipient of Digital Preservation Award for Research and Innovation conferred by the Digital Preservation Coalition in the UK in 2018. Peter pioneered the use of AccessData FTK (a forensic software) to appraise and process born-digital collections in 2011, built a workstation which read 8 inch floppy disks and published metadata from email collections in Wikidata. Peter was an instructor for the Society of American Archivists' Digital Archives Specialist program, and Co-Chair of the International Videogame Data Network (IVDN). He has traveled extensively to both present and teach on the various aspects of his work at Stanford, including residencies at the Royal Library of Copenhagen in 2015, the Computerspiele Museum in Berlin in 2017, and the New Zealand National Library in 2020, as a Fulbright Specialist.