"To know nothing of what happened before you were born,
is to remain forever a child"
I'm a Master's student in the department of Geography at Oregon State University. My background is in Classical Archaeology and Latin Epigraphy. In the last few years I specialized in the application of technology and computer programs to field and landscape archeology. I use photogrammetry (Structure from Motion), GPS/GNSS measurements and GIS applications to produce extremely detailed and precise documentation of archeological activities, from intra-site (a single layer of an excavation) to inter-site level (complex archaeological/topographical map of a region).
Recent Work Experience
Principal researcher in the project “Nova Forma Urbis Romae: Mapping the Fondo Rodolfo Lanciani collection”, funded by the Samuel H. Kress Digital Resources Grant Program, 2015-2017
Co-founder and Technical Director of Actus srl, company providing archaeological and topographical mapping services. Main responsibilities:
Scientific direction and execution of archaeological excavations and stratigraphic analysis
Creation of GIS platform to display archival, bibliographic, and cartographic data in processes of preventive archaeology for the execution of public works
Topographical mapping with GPS-GNSS satellite and TPS technology
|Preventive Archaeology for a planned new highway connecting Rome to Viterbo, 2015-2017. Storymap.||http://www.actus.it/kassiater|
|Scientific documentation on two excavations of medieval churches directed by the Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana, 2014-2017.||http://www.actus.it/lavori-actus/item/1-riva-ligure-im.html|
|Archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Rieti, 2014-2015.||http://www.actus.it/lavori-actus/item/4-rieti-ri.html|
University of Rome 'La Sapienza' - Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, 2002
University of Rome 'La Sapienza' - Diploma di Specializzazione in classical archaeology, 2007
LUISS Business School, Rome - Master’s in Preventive Archaeology and Archaeological Risk Management, 2012