May 21-23, 2019 | Anaheim Convention Center | Anaheim, CA

Davide Tanasi

Davide Tanasi

Assistant Professor, History - University of South Florida

Biography

Dr. Davide Tanasi is an archaeologist specialized in Mediterranean prehistory and archaeology of Greek and Roman Sicily and Malta. After an initial academic training in Classical Studies, in 2007 he received his PhD in Classical Archaeology from the University of Torino, Italy. In the past decade he has embraced the study of computer graphics applied to archaeology with special interest in 3D Digital Imaging and digital communication of cultural heritage. In 2006 he co-founded the research program of computer graphics applied to archaeology Archeomatica Project at the University of Catania’s Image Processing Laboratory of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and since then he serves as co-Scientific Director. Between 2012 and 2015 he directed the Laboratory of Virtual Archaeology at the Arcadia University Sicily Center of Siracusa (Italy). He is currently Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Department of Classics of University of Washington, Fellow of the College of Global Studies of Arcadia University and founding partner and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Sicily Center for International Education of Siracusa, Sicily (SCIE), an Italian third-party study abroad provider for American universities. Since 2014 he is Section Editor for Archaeological Science for the international scientific journal Open Archaeology (Walter De Gruyter publisher) and he is also founding co-editor of the book series The Heritage of Western Greece (Parnassos Press). He has consistently published in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and worked with international publishers as editor/author for miscellaneous monographs. He also co-produced, as scriptwriter, scientific consultant and assistant director, documentaries in 3D computer animation, among which the multi-awarded movies about Greek Siracusa (Siracusa 3D Reborn) and Roman Pompeii (Pompei 3D. A Buried Story).

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Virtualizing World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean Region

Thursday, June 7, 2018
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
303B
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