Short CV/Education and training


  • Since 2016
    W2 Professorship in Archaeoinformatics (Computational Archaeology), Institute of Archaeology, University of Cologne – Director of Cologne Digital Archaeology Lab (CoDArchLab)


  • 2009 – 2010
    Junior Research Fellow in the Excellence Cluster TOPOI: “The transformation of space and knowledge in ancient civilisations”, Free University, Berlin, Project: Mapping the senses: Perceptual and social aspects of Late Antique liturgy in San Vitale, Ravenna (ca. 548 AD)

  • 2010
    Senior Fellow at Topoi Excellence Cluster

  • 2011 – 2012
    Marie Curie Fellow (Experienced researcher – People – Marie Curie Action IAPP : Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways) at “Radiography of the past” project

  • 2012 – 2014
    Alexander von Humboldt Post-doctoral Fellow – Heidelberg University, Project Title: “Pathways, settlement patterns and geopolitical organisation in Bronze Age Crete: a holistic landscape approach”,

  • 2013 – 2014
    Humboldt European Research Stay: Archaeological GIS lab (AGIS lab), Institute of Archaeology, UCL, UK

  • 2014 – 2016
    Visiting Scholar at the Archaeological GIS lab (AGIS Lab), Institute of Archaeology (UCL, UK), P.R.I.M.E. Research Fellow: research project supported by DAAD and co-funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and EU Marie Curie Actions


  • 1996 – 2000
    BA Hons (Ptychion) in Archaeology and History of Art, University of Athens, Greece, Department of History and Archaeology

  • 2001 – 2002
    MSc in Archaeological Information Systems, University of York, UK, Department of Archaeology, Grade awarded: Distinction

  • 2004 – 2008
    PhD thesis (degree awarded in June 2009): ‘The visual consumption of mural painting in Late Bronze Age Akrotiri (Thera, Greece)- A computational approach to visibility analysis in three-dimensional built spaces’, University of Southampton, School of humanities. (Research funded by Greek State Scholarship Foundation (I.K.Y).

Selected publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of AURA (Athens University Review of Archaeology), 2017

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Computer Application in Archaeology, 2017

  • Leader of Working Group 4 of the COST ACTION “Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment”, 2016

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of CAA International (, 2016

  • Deputy Chair of CAA GR (, 2012


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