Degree in Architecture from the Lusíada University at Lisboa (1997). Master degree in Geosciences, field of Environment and Territory Planning, from the University of Coimbra (2008). Doctorate in Archaeology from the University of Cambridge (2019). Specialised in geoarchaeology, sediment analysis and landscape studies. Since April 2019, research associate at the ÖAI/ÖAW in the frame of the FWF-Zukunftskolleg funded project »Temenos and Territory«.
since April 2019
Post-doc researcher (Geoarchaeology), Austrian Archaeological Institute (OeAI), in the frame of the Austrian Science Fund-Zukunftskollegs project (ZK48FWF00X1) »Temenos and Territory«
Archaeologist (Field assistant and Consultant in geophysical prospections), Eastern Atlas GmbH & Co. KG. (Berlin)
Archaeologist (Field assistant), Cambridge Archaeological Unit
Instructor and Field Assistant, Mit-Rahina Field-school (Egypt)
Architect (senior), Frazão & Vitorino, Architects (Leiria, Portugal)
Architect (junior/senior), José Fava, Lda. – Associated Architects (Leiria, Portugal)
EDUCATION AND DEGREES
PhD degree in Archaeology by the University of Cambridge, Dissertation »Landscape and environmental changes at Memphis during the dynastic period in Egypt«
MSc degree in Geosciences (field of Environment and Territory Planning) by the University of Coimbra, Dissertation »Holocene evolution of the River Lis and Lagoon of Pederneira«
BA (Hons) in Architecture, Lusíada University at Lisbon
The Egypt Exploration Society: Research fieldwork support funding
Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal): PhD Full studentship SFRH/BD/70177/2010
ADVISORY BOARD MEMEBRSHIPS
ICArEHB – Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour, University of Algarve
The Charles McBurney Laboratory for Geoarchaeology, University of Cambridge
GEEvH – Study Group on Human Evolution, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
▪ Ancient Riverine Landscapes of Southern Upper Egypt (OeAI Cairo)
▪ Landscape and environmental changes at Memphis during the dynastic period in Egypt
MOST IMPORTANT COOPERATION PARTNERS (OF THE LAST 5 YEARS)
▪ Judith Bunbury (St. Edmund’s College, University Cambridge)
▪ David Jeffreys (University College London)
▪ Erich Draganits (University of Vienna)
▪ Irene Forstner-Müller (OeAI Cairo)
▪ Francesc Conesa (McDonald Institute, University Cambridge)
▪ Vera Aldeias (University Algarve)
▪ Cornelius Meyer (CMP)
VORTRÄGE (5 wichtigste Vorträge der letzten 5 Jahre)
“Ancient Urban Landscapes: a geoarchaeological approach for modelling environmental change and urban development”. Landscape Studies in the Near East: the Next 100 Years. Chicago (USA).
“The landscapes of Memphis: the urban, geomorphological and environmental transformations on the dynastic capital of Egypt”. 5th Iberian Congress of Egiptology. Cuenca (Spain).
“Memphis deep under the silt: a geoarchaeological approach”.
Current Research in Egyptology XIV. Cambridge (UK).
“From the Old Kingdom to the Middle Kingdom: understanding Memphis landscapes using borehole sampling data”. 2nd Geoarchaeological Conference in Warsaw. Warsaw (Poland).