Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee, whose members are listed below, verifies and guarantees the quality of the texts published and is composed of prominent personalities in the field of architectural and monumental restoration:

Adolfo Pasetti: Managing Director

Claudio Montagni: Scientific Director

Giovanna Alessandrini, Research Director at the  “Gino Bozza” Center of the National Research Council in Milan. Coordinator of the UNI-NORMAL Committees at the Istituto per la Conservazione e la Valorizzazione dei Beni Culturali (Institute for the Conservation and Valorization of Cultural Heritage).

Lorenzo Appolonia, Director of research and projects that are co-financed by the regional Superintendence for cultural heritage and activities of Valle d’Aosta. Lecturer in the course of Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage at the University of Turin.

Giorgio Bonsanti, Professor in History and techniques of restoration at the University of Florence.

Roberto Bugini, Researcher at the National Research Council of Milan. Lecturer in Conservation of material in historical constructions at the University of Ferrara.

Giovanni Carbonara, former professor of Architectural Restoration and Director of the Specialization School in Restoration of Monuments at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He has lectured at the Central Institute of Restoration, the Italian Archaeological School of Athens and ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property).

Roberto Cecchi, Architect and Director for landscapes, fine arts, architecture and contemporary art at the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities.

Maria Antonietta Crippa, Professor in History of Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Design of the Polytechnic Institute of Milan.

Gino M. Crisci, Head professor at the Department of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of the University of Calabria.

Stefano Della Torre, Professor in Conservation and valorization of historical and architectural heritage at the Polytechnic Institute of Milan.

Maurizio de’ Gennaro, Professor of Applied Mineralogy at the Department of Earth Sciences of the University “Federico II”, Naples.

Donatella Fiorani, Associate Professor of Architectural Restoration in the Department of Engineering of the University of L’Aquila, collaborates with the School of Specialization in Restoration of Monuments of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Caterina Giannattasio, Architect, PhD in History and Conservation of Architectural Heritage (Seconda Università di Napoli), specialized in Restoration of Monuments (Università di Roma “La Sapienza. Researcher and assistant professor of Restoration and  Associate Professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Cagliari, where she teaches “History and Theory of restoration” and “Architectural restoration” in the Bachelor degree of Science of Architecture and in the Master degree in Architecture.

Mauro Matteini, Chemist, former Director of the Institute for the Conservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage the National Research Council.

Domenico Miriello, Researcher and expert on petrography at the Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences of the University of Calabria. He teaches at the same University “Analytical techniques for Environmental Hazards and Cultural Heritage”. He is scientific responsible for the X-ray and Raman spectroscopy laboratory at the University of Calabria.  He is currently involved in several scientific projects in Italy, Spain, Mexico and Turkey, regarding the archaeometric applications to natural and artificial stone materials.

Roberto Parenti, Professor of Archeology of Architecture, Department of Archeology and Art History, Department of Letters of the University of Siena.

Enrico Pedemonte, Professore in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Genoa, he currently holds the course of Chemistry and Materials for Restoration at the Department of Architecture of the same university.

Daniela Pinna, Biologist, Director, Scientific Laboratory Coordinator of the Factory of Semiprecious stones in Florence.

Paolo Scarzella, Professor at the Department of Building and Territorial Engineering Systems of the Polytechnic Institute of Turin.