People > Alec Iacobucci
Alec is a PhD student at the University of Washington. He received his BA in French with a minor in anthropology from SUNY Geneseo in 2015. He did his MA in anthropology at SUNY Buffalo and joined the LEIA Project in the summer of 2018. He has done field work in Roman Portugal, Iron Age France, throughout Western New York State, and in Washington State.
He has interest in the archaeology of modern graffiti, Python analysis and archaeological ceramics.
His current dissertation research involves macro-analysis of handmade Mallorcan ceramics.
On digital technologies in archaeology...
More recently, Alec has been pursuing digital image analysis for expanding archaeological datasets. Using OpenCV packages and Python, he has been able to create a process for extracting information that has been traditionally extremely time-consuming and fraught with human error.