Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Post-Doc


Phone: 055 457-3031

Location: Florence

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Protection and consolidation of artworks.

Deacidification of paper, wood and canvas.

Inorganic nanoparticles.

Cellulosic material conservation.

Photographic prints and negatives conservation.


Curriculum Vitae

Oct 2005: Bachelor Degree in Conservation Science, at the University of Florence (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Degradation and conservation of oak wood from the Vasa warship”.

Sep 2007: Master Degree in Conservation Science at the University of Florence (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Study on the degradation of photographic prints: the influence of the primary support on the formation of silver mirroring".

2008-2011: PhD in Conservation Sciences at the University of Florence. Title: "Innovative treatments for the conservation of cellulosic materials". Advisor: Prof. P. Baglioni (University of Florence).

2011: CSGI Post-Doc fellowship on "Nanotechnology development for the consolidation and protection of artworks".

2012-2014: CSGI Post-Doc fellowship (Nanoforart European Project) on “Deacidification and protection of organic based materials”.

2015-2018: CSGI Post-Doc fellowship (Nanorestart European Project) on “Nanosystems for paper and canvas conservation”.

2018-present: UNIFI Post-Doc fellowship.



Nanostructured bio-based castor oil organogels for the cleaning of artworks

- Giovanna Poggi - Santan H.D. - Smets J. - David Chelazzi - Noferini D. - Petruzzellis M.L. - Pensabene Buemi L. - Emiliano Fratini - Piero Baglioni
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

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