Dries Daems

Dries Daems

Digital Archaeologist

KU Leuven

Dries Daems is an archaeologist specializing in the Iron Age to Hellenistic Mediterranean. His research interests include the study of social complexity, urbanism, artisanal production, and human-environment interactions through computational modeling and pottery studies. He has held positions at KU Leuven, Koç University, Middle East Technical University, and University of Helsinki.


  • Social Complexity
  • Agent-Based Modelling
  • Iron Age to Hellenistic Pottery
  • Urbanism
  • Human-Environment Interactions


  • PhD in Archaeology, 2018

    University of Leuven - Funded by Research Foundation Flanders

  • MA in Archaeology, 2012

    University of Leuven

  • BA in Archaeology, 2011

    University of Leuven