Wolfgang Neubauer

Wolfgang Neubauer

Professor of Archaeology

LBI ArchPro



Wolfgang Neubauer is director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology.

He was employed as Assistant Professor at the interdisciplinary excellence research platform VIAS and is teaching (Privatdozent) at the Institute for Prehistory and Early Mediaeval History (UFG) at the Universityof Vienna. He has been professionally involved in the development and application of advanced archaeological geophysical prospection and the integrated archaeological interpretation of prospection data for more than 15 years. He is a leading international researcher in the field of archaeological prospection, experienced in project management, fund raising, the coordination of research teams, the motivation of young researchers, and has proven his capabilities in a large number of scientific and popular publications and participation in numerous national and international projects and scientific events.

His educational background combining archaeology, archaeometry, mathematics, computer science and his long-term experience in archaeological prospection and excavation, as well as his recent work in Virtual Archaeology, qualify him for the management and scientific leadership of the LBI ArchPro. In 2008 he received the venia docendi at the Institute for Prehistory and Early Mediaeval History of the University Vienna for his postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) on “Interdisciplinary Field Archaeology”.


  • Archaeological Stratigraphy
  • Geophysical Prospecting
  • 3D Laser Scanning
  • Virtual Reality


  • Habilitation, Prehistoric Archaeology, Interdisciplinary Field Archaeology, 2008

    University of Vienna

  • Dr. Phil., Prehistoric Archaeology, Magnetic Prospecting in Archaeology, 2000

    University of Vienna

  • Mag. Phil., Prehistoric Archaeology, Archaeometry and Mathematics, 1993

    University of Vienna


Communicating Science









Speaker of the research focus Digital Humanities

University of Vienna

Jan 2017 – Present Vienna

Vice Director

VIAS-Vienna Institute for Archaeological Science

Jan 2012 – Present Vienna


VIAS-Vienna Institute for Archaeological Science (VB1a/hb)

Jan 1994 – Present Vienna


Carnuntum 2018

Press conference - Petronell-Carnuntum, 10.04.2018

Carnuntum 2017

Press conference - Petronell-Carnuntum, 30th March 2017

Carnuntum 2016

Press conference - Petronell-Carnuntum, 30th March 2016

Carnuntum 2014

Press conference - Petronell-Carnuntum, 06th June 2014

Carnuntum 2011

Press conference - Petronell-Carnuntum, 06th June 2011


Conferences, Congresses & Presentations

international congresses and presentations

Research Projects

Übersicht über bisher durchgeführte oder/und laufende nationale und internationale Forschungsprojekte

Excavation Practice


3D Laser Scanning

Documentation Projects with 3D Laser Scanning

Archaeological-Geophysical Prospection

Forschungsprojekte und Auftragsarbeiten, zum Teil in Kooperation mit der ZAMG, Team Archeo Prospections®, seit 2010 im Rahmen des Ludwig Boltzmann Institutes für archäologische Prospektion und Virtuelle Archäologie

Recent & Upcoming Talks