Gabriele Gattiglia


After graduating from the University of Genoa in 1998, Gabriele Gattiglia worked as a professional archaeologist. He obtained the Specialisation in Archaeology in 2003 and a PhD in Archaeology in 2010, and he worked for five years as a PostDoc Research Fellow at the University of Pisa. Since July 1, 2016, Gattiglia is Assistant Professor in Archaeology at the University of Pisa, where he teaches Archaeological Methods and Theory and Digital Archaeology. He works at the MAPPA Lab, which manages the MOD (Mappa Open Data), the Italian repository for Open Archaeological Data. Gattiglia’s fields of interest focus on Digital Archaeology (mainly Big Data and Artificial Intelligence), Archaeological Method and Theory, and Medieval, Post-Medieval and Contemporary Archaeology. He has been Principal Investigator of many archaeological projects, and took part in more than 100 archaeological excavations or fieldwalking surveys.  He has been the coordinator of the ArchAIDE Project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.