Institute for Digital Exploration | College of Arts and Sciences | University of South Florida

Welcome to IDEx

IDEx’s mission is to contribute to the development of digital scholarship and popularize the humanities and social sciences among the student population and global community by tackling major themes in the field such as virtual accessibility, digital preservation, memory in the digital age and digitally enhanced cognition. The Institute applies 3D digital techniques and visualization for the documentation, analysis, interpretation, and online dissemination of global cultural heritage sites and historical and archaeological collections, emphasizing those that are endangered, inaccessible, or underrepresented.

The Burial Hill Cemetery

The Greek sanctuary of Asklepios at the ancient city of Heloros (Sicily)

In Summer 2022, Dr Davide Tanasi and his team conducted a 3D digitization survey and geophysical prospecting at the ancient city of Heloros to shed light on this mysterious Greek colony in Sicily.