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Dr Rodrigo Pacheco-Ruiz 

Visiting Fellow

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Dr Rodrigo Pacheco-Ruiz is a Visiting Fellow in Maritime Archaeology at the University of Southampton and Co-Director of the Offshore Archaeological Research Progamme (OAR) of the Centre for Maritime Archaeology a collaboration project between academic research and the offshore industry. The programme has discovered in 2019 one of the best-preserved 16th Century shipwreck in the world and in 2020 studied a lost WWI U-boat offshore the UK coasts.

Rodrigo is a specialist in deep sea archaeology and underwater digital archaeological recording. His main interest lies on the development of novel ways of exploring and recording the underwater cultural heritage. Rodrigo is a member of the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project, where he is in charge of the archaeological computing development and was involved in the digital documentation of the project.

Currently he is MMT’s Underwater Photogrammetry Specialist and resident Maritime Archaeologist and is involved on the creation and development of MMT's new photogrammetry department, where he is in charge of training, development and data processing.

His experience is the result of more than 10 years of underwater exploration, mapping and excavation as a key member of the Centre for Maritime Archaeology (CMA) and National Oceanography Centre of the University of Southampton as well as co-investigator at the Mexico’s UNAM Maritime Archaeology programme and Associate Fellow of the Maritime Archaeology Research Institute (MARIS) of Södertorn University, Sweden.

Rodrigo is an HSE Surface Supplied Commercial Diver and a Nautical Archaeology Society tutor.


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Dr Rodrigo Pacheco-Ruiz
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Southampton
Avenue Campus, Highfield
SO17 1BF
United Kingdom

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