GIAP is a rapidly evolving research team. In this page you will find links to currently active research staff:

Paloma Aliende

Specialised computational archaeology technician

Topography, photogrammetry, 3D reconstruction, licensed drone pilot

Giannis Apostolou

FI PhD candidate

Ceramic analysis, survey, Aegean archaeology


ICAC PhD candidate

Archaeobotany, network analyses, food plant access, commerce, social identities

Nazarij Buławka

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Remote sensing, irrigation systems

Arnau Carbonell-Puigventós

FPU PhD candidate

Landscape archaeology, survey, GIS

Lídia Colominas

Ramón y Cajal researcher

Archaeozoology, mountain archaeology, pastoralism, food studies, ancient economy, geometric morphometrics

Francesc C. Conesa

Beatriu de Pinós postdoctoral fellow

Remote sensing, geostatistics, machine learning

Maria Ferrer Bonet

Senior research-support technician

Communication, activities, internationalisation, project management, group coordination

Marta Flórez-Santasusanna

Senior research-support technician

Knowledge transfer; Scientific Culture, Archaeology and Heritage didactics; social impact; accessibility in Science and Heritage.  

Arnau Garcia-Molsosa

Ramón y Cajal researcher

Landscape & mountain archaeology, survey, GIS, remote sensing, machine learning

PCI postdoctoral fellow

Remote sensing, historical maps, cultural landscapes, Indus Civilisation, Bronze Age, South Asia

Alexandra Kriti

PhD candidate

Archaeobotany, experimental cultivation, agronomy, GMM, 3D recording

Alexandra Livarda

Ramón y Cajal researcher, International Coordinator at ICAC

Archaeobotany, environmental archaeology, ancient economy & food studies

Isabel Matuzzi

FI PhD candidate

Ancient Colonization, Geographic Information System (GIS), Environmental Archaeology

Alfredo Mayoral

Juan de la Cierva-Incorporación postdoctoral fellow

Geoarchaeology, geomorphology, palaeoenvironment, sedimentology, micromorphology

Andrew McLean

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Roman transport, network analysis, computational archaeology, route modelling

Faidon Moudopoulos-Athanasiou

Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher

Landscape and computational archaeology

Sayantani Neogi

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Computational archaeology, land us dynamics, cultural soilscapes

Hèctor A. Orengo

ICREA Research Professor, GIAP co-director

Landscape and computational archaeology

Josep M. Palet Martínez

ICAC director and senior researcher, GIAP co-director

Landscape archaeology, archaeomorphology, survey, mountain archaeology

Valentina Pescini

Junior Ramón y Cajal researcher

Charcoal analysis, landscape archaeology, rural archaeology, palaeoenvironment

Tania Polonio

PhD candidate

Geoarchaeology, micromorphology, landscape archaeology, palaeoenvironment

Federica Riso

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Archaeology, archaeobotany, food plant imports, network analysis

Laura Strolin

Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher


Rosa Soler

FPI PhD candidate

Archaeozoology, livestock management, Roman period

Borja Urbistondo

Specialised technician

Computer vision, data augmentation, machine learning

Patricia Vandorpe

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Archaeobotany, food plant commerce, transport networks

Konstantina Venieri

FI PhD candidate

GIS, remote sensing, survey, Aegean archaeology

Associate Researchers

Efrosyni Boutsikas
Archaeoastronomy, computational archaeology, advanced 3D modelling and landscape analyses

Darío Herranz
Bioarchaeology, Archaeobotany, Zooarchaeology

Abel Gallego-Valle
Archaeozoology, dental microwear, palaeoenvironment and animal husbandry

Charlotte Diffey
Archaeobotany and stable isotope analyses

Iban Berganzo-Besga
Lidar data treatment and manipulation, machine and deep learning

Pablo Medina
Epigraphy, didactics, Castelló (València), Terol (Aragó)

Sergio Badenes
Landscape archaeology, GIS, archaeomorphology

Toby C. Wilkinson
Computational archaeology, past trade and movement, survey, landscape archaeology

Merkourios Georgiadis
Material culture, survey, landscape archaeology, Aegean archaeology

Jesús Martínez
Landscape Archaeology, GIS, archaeology of rural areas

Graham Roderick Jones
Medieval and early modern written documentation, landscape history

Michele Matteazzi
Archaeomorphology, mountain archaeolgy, cultural landscapes

Maria Jesús Ortega
Archaeomorphology, mountain archaeolgy, cultural landscape

Michael P. Wallace
Archaeobotany, stable isotopes, geometric morphometrics