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

Paloma Aliende

Specialised 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

Iban Berganzo-Besga

Postdoctoral researcher

Lidar data treatment and manipulation, machine and deep learning

Efrosyni Boutsikas

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Advanced 3D modelling and landscape analyses

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

Charlotte Diffey

Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow

Archaeobotany and stable isotope analyses

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.  

Abel Gallego-Valle

Postdoctoral researcher

Archaeozoology, dental microwear, palaeoenvironment and animal husbandry

Arnau Garcia-Molsosa

Ramón y Cajal researcher

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

Darío Herranz

‘Investigo’ technician

Bioarchaeology, Archaeobotany, Zooarchaeology

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, bioarchaeology, environmental archaeology, Aegean archaeology, ancient economy, food studies

Alfredo Mayoral

Juan de la Cierva-Incorporación postdoctoral fellow

Geoarchaeology, geomorphology, palaeoenvironment, sedimentology, micromorphology

Faidon Moudopoulos-Athanasiou

Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher

Landscape and computational archaeology

Hèctor A. Orengo

ICREA Research Professor, GIAP co-director, Research Coordinator at ICAC

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

Pangambam Sendash Singh

Postdoctoral researcher

Multi/hyper-spectral image analysis, machine learning, remote sensing

Laura Strolin

Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher


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

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

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

Jesús Martínez
Landscape Archaeology, GIS, archaeology of rural areas

Marta Flórez
Landscape archaeology, mountain archaeology, archaeomorphology, knowledge transfer

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