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

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff

Email: luigi.dei@unifi.it

Phone: 055 457-3045

Location: Florence


Fields of Interest and Expertise

Colloid systems.

Inorganic nanomaterials.

SEM-EDX and FTIR spectroscopy.

Solid-gas reactions.

Polymeric dispersions.

Nanoscience and nanotechnology for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Chemical diagnostics in Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Teaching

Chimica Fisica del Restauro (LT Diagnostica e Materiali per la Conservazione e il Restauro, Univ. Firenze)

Chimica Fisica del Restauro (LT Tecnologie per la Conservazione e il Restauro, Univ. Firenze)

Chimica Fisica Applicata con Laboratorio (LT Scienze e Materiali per la Conservazione e il Restauro, Univ. Firenze)

Chimica Fisica per i Beni Culturali (LM Scienze Chimiche, Univ. Firenze)

Chimica Fisica per i Beni Culturali (LM Scienze Archivistiche e Biblioteconomiche, Univ. Firenze)

 

Curriculum Vitae

1980: Degree in Chemistry, at the University of Florence (110 cum laude/110). Thesis title: "Dehydration and Rehydration of Hydrated Crystals and Nucleation Laws".

1982-1983: National Council of Researches of Italy Scholarship (Polymeric Foams Project) on "Thermodynamics and Rheology of Polymeric Foams".

1983-1986: PhD in Chemical Sciences, curriculum Physical Chemistry of Interfaces, section Physical Chemistry at the University of Florence. Title: "Study of Physicochemical Properties of Model Systems for Cell Membranes. Monolayers and Bilayers of Cholesterol, Phospholipids and Poly-g-methyl-L-glutamete". Advisor: Prof. E. Ferroni (University of Florence); co-advisors: Prof. G. Gabrielli & G. Martini (University of Florence).

1986-1990: Studies and research activity at the Department of Chemistry, University of Florence and Teacher of Natural Sciences and Chemistry at the Secondary Schools.

1990-2001: Researcher at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.

1994: Short-term visiting Research fellow at the Collège de France, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée.

2001-2011: Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.

2011-present: Full Professor in Environment and Cultural Heritage Chemistry at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.

Unit

Publications

Performance of innovative nanomaterials for bone remains consolidation and effect on 14C dating and on palaeogenetic analysis

- Porpora F. - Zaro V. - Liccioli L. - Modi A. - Meoli A. - Marradi G. - Barone S. - Vai S. - Luigi Dei - Caramelli D. - Fedi M. - Lari M. - Emiliano Carretti
Scientific Reports

Laboratory study of the sulfation of carbonate stones through SWIR hyperspectral investigation

- Suzuki A. - Vettori S. - Giorgi S. - Emiliano Carretti - Di Benedetto F. - Luigi Dei - Benvenuti M. - Moretti S. - Pecchioni E. - Costagliola P.
Journal of Cultural Heritage

Specific ion effects in non-aqueous solvents: The case of glycerol carbonate

- Sarri F. - Tatini D. - Tanini D. - Simonelli M. - Moira Ambrosi - Barry William Ninham - Capperucci A. - Luigi Dei - Pierandrea Lo Nostro
Journal of Molecular Liquids

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