Dr Arianna Traviglia is the Coordinator of the Centre for Cultural Heritage Technology (CCHT), part of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT). Dr Traviglia’s work is placed at the intersection of technology and humanities and most of her research focuses on mediating the inclusion of digital practices within the study and management of cultural heritage. Within CCHT, she contributes to develop AI applications for the analysis of cultural landscapes and material culture.
Dr Traviglia is part of the Executive Steering Committee of the International Computer Application and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) association and has chaired the 41st international Computer Applications in Archaeology Conference (CAA2013 Perth, Across space and time). She has been until recently a member of the Management Committee of the COST Action Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment (Arkwork). She is currently a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator of several EC funded projects centred around the use of digital technologies for cultural heritage analysis and protection (NETCHER, REPAIR), and coordinator of two projects funded by the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency focused on the use of satellite imagery and AI for detecting buried archaeological sites.