School of History, Classics & Archaeology

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Dr Xavier Rubio-Campillo

PhD, MSc, BSc

Lecturer in Archaeology; Computational Archaeology


Contact information
Address: Room 00M.33, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
Telephone: +44 (0)131 650 3592
Other contacts: Twitter: @xrubiocampillo

After obtaining a combined BSc and MSc in Computer Science at the University Pompeu Fabra, I pursued my doctoral research in University of Barcelona. Here, I applied my computational background to develop cutting-edge GIS methods for historical archaeology. My thesis explored how landscape affected XVIIIth century battles by integrating archaeological evidence, spatial analysis and written sources.

Before joining the School in 2016 I worked as the Team Leader of the Humanities research group at the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (2009-2016). I participated in several interdisciplinary projects applying computational methods to improve our understanding of the past, such as SimulPast and EpNet.

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