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Mariangela Vandini

Associate Professor

Department of Cultural Heritage

Academic discipline: FIS/07 Applied Physics

Director of Single Cycle Degree of Conservation and restoration of cultural heritage

Curriculum vitae

POSITION

Associate Professor - Department of  Cultural Heritage - University of Bologna (Ravenna Campus)

APPOINTMENTS

September 2014 – Present     Associate Professor, Dept. of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna

July 2000 – August 2014        Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna

April 1999– February 2011    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Bologna University

January 1997 – June 2000     Researcher, CNR – IRTEC Faenza

September 1992 – 1996         Tenured teacher in high schools, Italian Ministry of Education

 EDUCATION

1994    Doctor of Philosophy in Physics at the University of Bologna

1990    Master of Science by Research in Electrical Engineering & Electronics at UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Scientific investigations of archaeological and historical building materials for archaeometric purposes and to support restoration interventions. Use of scientific methodologies for the study of cultural heritage: technological knowledge of archaeological findings and objective evaluation of the state of conservation. Chemico-physical techniques for the characterisation of materials, knowledge of the production techniques and for provenance and dating analyses.

ACADEMIC ROLES

- 2016-2019 e 2019-2022 Coordinator of the 5-years Master Degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (LMR-02)

- from November 2014 Responsible of the Diagnostic Laboratory for Cultural Heritage at the Department of Cultural Heritage - University of Bologna (Ravenna Campus)

- Member of the restricetd council of the Department of Cultural Heritage - University of Bologna (Ravenna Campus) since 2015

RESPONSABILITIES IN SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS

- 2019 - Present: Responsible for UniBo of the Erasmus+ Project REACH (improving REsearch capacities of Albanian higher education institutions in conservation and restoration of Cultural Heritage) www.reachculturalheritage.eu/

- 2018 - Present. Scientific Director of the ROCHEMP Project (Regional Office for Cultural Heritage Enhancement Mangement and Protection) - Armenia http://www.rochemp.org/it/esperti-internazionali/

2011 – 2013: Italian National Research Project PRIN “ Continuity and discontinuity in glass production technology in the North Adriatic area from IX cent. BC to XIV cent. AD”

2012 – Present: Interdepartmental Centre for Industrial Research in Building and Constructions CIRI
Building and Construction – Technopole Emilia Romagna: Operating protocols for the valorization, fruition and conservation of built cultural heritage

2013 – Present  Conservation of the a rcheological site of Samaipata Rock Carvings , Bolivia

2013 – Present: Mediterranean glass production during the Byzantine-Islamic transition: archaeometry of vessel and mosaic glass from the Eastern Mediterranean regions

 TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Archaeometry, Physics applied to cultural heritage, Physical methods for the woks of art (Graduate courses); Science for conservation, scientific methods for archaeological materials, diagnostic techniques for preservation of cultural heritage (Master courses).