Wolfgang Neubauer is director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology.
He was employed as Assistant Professor at the interdisciplinary excellence research platform VIAS and is teaching (Privatdozent) at the Institute for Prehistory and Early Mediaeval History (UFG) at the Universityof Vienna. He has been professionally involved in the development and application of advanced archaeological geophysical prospection and the integrated archaeological interpretation of prospection data for more than 15 years. He is a leading international researcher in the field of archaeological prospection, experienced in project management, fund raising, the coordination of research teams, the motivation of young researchers, and has proven his capabilities in a large number of scientific and popular publications and participation in numerous national and international projects and scientific events.
His educational background combining archaeology, archaeometry, mathematics, computer science and his long-term experience in archaeological prospection and excavation, as well as his recent work in Virtual Archaeology, qualify him for the management and scientific leadership of the LBI ArchPro. In 2008 he received the venia docendi at the Institute for Prehistory and Early Mediaeval History of the University Vienna for his postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) on “Interdisciplinary Field Archaeology”.