William (Fred) Limp is the Leica Geosystems Chair and University Professor in the Department of Geoscience and the Environmental Dynamics Program at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Limp is the immediate past-president of the Society for American Archaeology. He has worked for more than three decades in the specialized arena of geospatial and geomatics applications to archaeology and world heritage. He was a founder (1994) and long term Executive Board member of the Open Geospatial Consortium. He has served as PI on multiple NSF multidisciplinary research projects including a multi-year initiative to develop and apply advanced computational techniques to the recordation and visualization of 3D data – including architectural and archaeological data and he serves as a member of the Coordinating Committee on a NSF funded effort to define international grand challenges in archaeology that can be addressed by digital data, sources and techniques.