Dick Bulterman

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Dick Bulterman
Born 1951
Nationality Dutch, American
Alma mater Brown University
Occupation Computer scientist

Dick C. A. Bulterman (born 1951) is a senior researcher at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, where he heads the Distributed Multimedia Languages and Interfaces theme. He is also a professor of computer science at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Dr. Bulterman was President and CEO of FX Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL) from 2013–2015.[1]

Dr. Bulterman has made fundamental contributions to the fields of computer science and multimedia systems development. As of 2011, he had an h-index of 25, and his publications had been cited more than 2,400 times.[2][3] He has also made significant contributions to the development and specification of the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL).[4]

Dr. Bulterman received a Ph.D. in computer science from Brown University (USA) in 1982. He also holds a Sc.M. in computer science from Brown University (1977) and a B.A. in economics from Hope College (1973). He is also a member of the Arts Council of the Protestant Church of Amsterdam. He was born in Amstelveen, The Netherlands, and lives with his family in Amsterdam.


  1. ^ "Dick Bulterman, FXPAL". Retrieved April 25, 2016. 
  2. ^ Google Scholar publications by Dick Bulterman and related citations.
  3. ^ WorldCat list of books by Dick Bulterman.
  4. ^ Bulterman, D.C.A., & Rutledge, L. (2008). SMIL 3.0. New York, NY: Springer.

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