Stefan Fiel was born in Feldkirch, Austria, and studied at the Vienna University of Technology where he received his MSc. degree in Visual Computing in 2010. He gained experience as a project collaborator in projects at the Computer Vision Lab. He was working at the “DIR – Document Information Retrieval” project where his task is writer identification and writer retrieval. In 2016 he received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science. Currently he is working for the “READ – Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents” project. His research interests are Cultural Heritage Applications and Document Analysis Applications.