Tom Brughmans

Tom Brughmans is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Konstanz. He received his PhD in Archaeology from the University of Southampton (2014) for his work entitled Evaluating network science in archaeology. A Roman archaeology perspective; he also gained his MSc from Southampton, in ‘Archaeological Computing: Spatial Technologies’, where he was a member of the Archaeological Computing Research Group. Tom holds an M.A. and B.A. in Archaeology from the University of Leuven. His research interests include computer applications and quantitative techniques in archaeology, digital scholarship in the humanities, landscape archaeology, and Roman archaeology. He is particularly passionate about exploring the potential of network science for the study of the past. Together with Anna Collar and Fiona Coward, Tom is a founding member of The Connected Past: a multi-disciplinary research group that aims to provide discussion platforms for the development of original and critical applications of network and complexity approaches to archaeology and history