Pier Matteo Barone

Pier Matteo Barone is senior lecturer and director of the Master in Forensic Sciences at Nottingham Trent University (UK). He has been a full-time lecturer in the Department of Archaeology and Classics at the American University of Rome. He teaches Forensic Geoarchaeology with particular regard to geophysical prospecting (GPR, in particular), remote sensing, GIS and archaeology applied to crime scene investigations, missing persons, and crimes against antiquities.


He is a member of the Scene of Crime (SoC) group of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) and is a Crime Scene Consultant to the IUGS Initiative of Forensic Geology. He is a consultant in Forensic Geophysics and Forensic Archaeology at the Court of Rome, both in the Criminal and Civil Divisions. He has several collaborations with Italian and foreign law enforcement agencies (for example, for the Porfidia cold case or the search for desaparecidos in Chile).


In 2017 and 2018 he won the Italian Investigation & Forensic Award for Excellence in Forensic Archaeology and since 2019 he has been a member of the jury awarding it.


He has to his credit more than one hundred publications in mostly international and peer-reviewed books and journals. He is a member of the Management Board of the Italian Association of GPR (GPR Italy), and also has the license of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage for the supervision of preventive archaeological projects. Finally, he is an auditor of the European Union who has entered into a contract for the aforementioned topics

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Pier Matteo Barone