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Wolfgang Neubauer

Wolfgang (*1963) grew up in Switzerland and started archaeological excavation at the age of 15. He studied archaeology, archaeometry, mathematics and computer science at the University of Vienna and the University of Technology, Vienna. He received his PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology for his thesis on Magnetic Prospection in Archaeology in 2000. Since 1985, he has been applying and developing geophysical prospection methods for the detection and documentation of archaeological sites. He co-founded the team ZAMG Archeo Prospections® and worked in this interdisciplinary group from 1996–2003. 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». He is currently employed as Professor at the interdisciplinary excellence research platform VIAS, the Vienna Institute for Archaeological Science, focussing on Geophysical Prospection, Geodesy and Photogrammetry. He teaches Archaeological Prospection, GIS, stratigraphy and geodesy 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 currently acting as the director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology.