Kress Nicolas

Archaeologist · Topographer

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Experience

UCLouvain · Archaeologist & Topographer · AEGIS Research Group

1 Sept 2021 - Today

Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

Techn(olog)ical support · Topographer · Archaeologist · Photogrammetry by drone · Logistic

for the ARC Project “TALOS” under the supervision of Pr. J. Driessen

• Archaeological Excavations – Organisation · Logistics · Archaeologist · Topographer · Drone · Photogrammetry · Teaching · Sissi · Pyla

• International Workshop Organisation – Organisation · Logistic · Cameraman · Talos

• Publication – Layouting of the AEGIS & GRAAL Publication with Indesign

• Web design using GoogleSite – Creation · Maintenance

talos.minoan-aegis.net

Place Cardinal Mercier 53

bte L3.03.01

B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

ABC²4D · Land Surveyor

1 Mars 2021 - Today

Feb 2019 - Jul 2020

Nivelles (Belgium)

Land Surveyor in a Land Surveyor Office in Belgium

http://abc4d.be/

Avenue de France 11

B-1400 Nivelles


IATA · Teacher

19 Jan 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

Namur (Belgium)

Teacher in Art History & in Art and Structure in Housing

www.iata.be/

Rue de la Montage 43a

B-5000 Namur


UCLouvain · Scientific collaborator · AEGIS Research Group

1 Oct 2018 - 1 Oct 2019

Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

Scientific Collaborator for the Aegis Research Group at UCLouvain.

site.minoan-aegis.net

Place Cardinal Mercier 53

bte L3.03.01

B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

UCLouvain · Archaeologist & Topographer · AEGIS Research Group

1 Oct 2013 - 30 Sept 2018

Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

Techn(olog)ical support · Topographer · Archaeologist · Photogrammetry by drone · Logistic

for the ARC Project “A World in Crisis? under the supervision of Pr. J. Driessen

• Archaeological Excavations – Organisation · Logistics · Archaeologist · Topographer · Drone · Photogrammetry · Teaching · Sissi · Pyla

• International Workshop Organisation – Organisation · Logistic · Cameraman · Crisis

• Publication – Layouting of the AEGIS & GRAAL Publication with Indesign

• Web design using GoogleSite – Creation · Maintenance

crisis.minoan-aegis.net

Place Blaise Pascal 1

bte L3.03.01

B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

GRD Consult sprl · Land Surveyor

1 Nov 2012 - 14 Mars 2016

Ottignies (Belgium)

Land Surveyor in a Land Surveyor Office in Belgium

• Implantation de bâtiment, contrôle d’aplomb, contrôle d’implantation

• Mesure et calcul de cubature

• Levé d’intérieur et de façades

• Levé topographique et de nivellement

• Polygonale de base

• Formation

grdconsult.business.site

24, Rue des Technologies

B-1340 Ottignies

H&H sa · Land Surveyor

25 Oct 2010 - 31 Oct 2012

Luxemburg (Luxemburg)

Land Surveyor in a Land Surveyor Office in Luxemburg

• Implantation de bâtiment, contrôle d’aplomb, contrôle d’implantation

• Mesure et calcul de cubature

• Levé d’intérieur et de façades

• Levé topographique et de nivellement

• Polygonale de base

• Formation

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2, rue de Bascharage

L-4960 CLEMENCY


Education

Bachelor in Land Surveyor · IEPSCF Namur · Distinction

2008 - 2012

Dissertation: Le Moulin de la Salette à Hatrival. Promotor : Etienne Crispiels

Teacher Training Certificate (AESS) in History of Art and Archeology · UCLouvain · Distinction

2008 - 2010

Teacher Training Certificate (AESS) in History of Art and Archeology

Master in Archaeology, Art History, and Musicology · UCLouvain · Distinction

2003 - 2008

Dissertation: Les techniques au service de l’archéologie. Intégration des données de fouille, de la photographie aérienne, du GPR et de la prospection topographique et de surface dans un SIG. Promotor: Pr. Jan Driessen


Archaeological Field Experience

Sissi · Sissi Archaeological Project, Belgian Excavation · Crete, Greece

Director: Pr. Jan Driessen (UCLouvain)

• 2019 · 7 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2018 · 7 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2017 · 7 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2016 · 7 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2015 · 7 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry & Logistics

• 2011 · 1 week · Archaeologist, Topographer on the field & Teaching topography

• 2010 · 6 weeks · Topographer & Archaeologist on the field

• 2009 · 6 weeks · Topographer & Archaeologist on the field

• 2009 · 2 weeks · Coring for geo-archaeological survey

• 2008 · 6 weeks · Archaeologist on the field, map drawing & database encoding

• 2008 · 1 week · Coring for geo-archaeological survey

• 2007 · 4 weeks · Student Archaeologist on the field

Pyla · Cyprus-Pyla Excavation Project Louvain (C-PEPL) · Cyprus

Director: Pr. Joachim Bretschneider (UGent), Pr. Jan Driessen (UCLouvain), Dr. Athanasia Kanta (Med. Arch. Society )

• 2018 · 4 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2017 · 4 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2016 · 4 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Photogrammetry, Drone & Logistics

• 2015 · 4 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

• 2014 · 3 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry, Logistics & Teaching topography

Marsal · Salt Mining in the Seille River Valley · France

Director: Laurent Olivier (Conservateur du département d'archéologie celtique et gauloise au musée d'Archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain-en-Laye )

• 2017 · 1 week · Field Archaeologist

Palaikastro · Palaikastro Excavations (PALAP) · Crete, Greece

Director: Pr. Karl Knappett (UToronto)

• 2015 · Photogrammetry

• 2014 · 7 weeks · Archaeologist, Topographer, Drone, Photogrammetry & Teaching topography

Anavlochos · Excavation in Anavlochos · Crete, Greece

Director: Dr. Florence Gaignerot-Driessen (Ecole Française d'Athènes)

• 2018 · 2 week · Conservation supervision of Zone 1

• 2014 · 1 week · Topographer, Photogrammetry & Drone

Al-Ghat · Saudi-Belgian Al-Ghat Project in Al-Ghat · Saudi-Arabia

Director: Pr. Joachim Bretchneider (KUL)

• 2014 · 3 weeks · Topographer, Archaeologist & technical support on the field

• 2012 · 2 weeks · Topographer, Archaeologist & technical support on the field

Grez-Doiceau · Belgian Excavation in Grez Doiceau · Belgium

Director: Olivier Vrielynck (SPW)

• 2005 · 2 weeks · Student archaeologist on the field

Sofware & Language

Topography & Photogrammetry

Autocad · Covadis · Sketchup

Arcgis · Qgis · Agisoft · Photoscan

Design

Photoshop · Illustrator · InDesign

Office · G Suite

Language

French · Dutch · German

English · Luxemburgish

Theodolite & Drone

Leica: 700 series · 1100 series · 1200 series · TS15 · GPS

Trimble: VX · S8 · S6

Drone: DJi Phantom 2 · Dji Mavic Pro

Others

Publication - AEGIS & GRAAL Collection

Responsible for the layout of the following books on InDesign

• 2020 · AEGIS 21 · (in progress )

• 2020 · AEGIS 20 · (in progress )

• 2020 · AEGIS 19 · Oikos (ISBN 978-2-87558-996-5 )

• 2020 · AEGIS 17 · Ashlar (ISBN 978-2-87558-964-4 )

• 2018 · AEGIS 16 · Technology in Crisis (ISBN 978-2-87558-749-7)

• 2018 · AEGIS 15 · An Archaeology of Forced Migration (ISBN 978-2-87558-734-3 )

• 2018 · AEGIS 14 · Gathered in Death (ISBN 978-2-87558-699-5)

• 2018 · AEGIS 13 · Excavations at Sissi IV (ISBN 978-2-87558-672-8 )

• 2017 · GRAAL 1 · Clashes of Time (ISBN 978-2-87558-625-4)

• 2017 · AEGIS 12 · How long is a Century (ISBN 978-2-87558-625-4)

• 2017 · AEGIS 11 · Crisis to Collapse (ISBN 978-2-87558-526-4)

• 2016 · AEGIS 10 · RA-PI-NE-U (ISBN 978-287558-512-7)

• 2015 · AEGIS 9 · Thrasma (ISBN 978-287558-392-5 )

• 2014 · AEGIS 7 · Cretan Cities (ISBN 978-2-87558-328-4)

• 2012 · AEGIS 6 · Excavations at Sissi III (ISBN 978-287558-106-8)

• 2011 · AEGIS 4 · Excavations at Sissi II (ISBN 978-287558-003-0)

• 2009 · AEGIS 1 · Excavations at Sissi (ISBN 978-287463-164-1)

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