MEDEGHINI Laura

English
Ricercatore
Researcher
telefono: 
(+39)064991 4926
edificio: 
Geologia-Mineralogia
stanza: 
336
 
 
Short Curriculum Vitae

2009: Graduated in Sciences for the cultural heritage from the University of Parma with the thesis: “Scientific investigations of the wall paintings by Correggio: the dome in Parma cathedral”
2014: Applied Sciences for the Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage Sapienza University of Rome
2014: Postdoctoral Fellowship at Department of Sciences of Antiquities, Sapienza University of Rome in the project “Mineralogical and petrographic characterization of Bronze Age ceramic from Ebla” 
2015-2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship at Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome in the project “Technological aspects of production and provenance of raw material in ceramic from Levant by non- and micro-destructive techniques” 
2018 – ongoing Researcher at Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome 

 

Training 

  • 2009 Degree in Sciences for the cultural heritage
  • 2014 PhD in Applied Sciences for the Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage

 
Professional experience

  • 2015-2016: Post-doc at the Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome
  • 2018 – ongoing: Researcher at the Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome
 
Research

Research Topics

  1. provenance studies of materials in the field of cultural heritage
  2. archaeometric studies of cultural heritage materials
  3. green materials for the conservation of cultural heritage
  4. immobilization processes of heavy metals by natural and synthetic phosphates in aqueous solution and in polluted soils

Active Research Project 

  • 2021/2023 – NYMPHA “Natural polYsaccharides from Microalgae for the Protection of cultural HeritAge” – (POR FESR Lazio 2014 – 2020)

Editorial Activities

  •  2000 – today: Reviewer for the following journals: Scientific Reports, European Physical Journal Plus, Archaeometry, Applied Clay Science, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Geoscience, Applied Sciences, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Materials Characterization, International Journal of Architectural Heritage, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, Measurements, Applied Spectroscopy, Applied Physics A, Microchemical Journal, European Journal of Mineralogy
  • 2019 - today: co-Editor of the Archaeometry and Cultural Heritage section - Periodico di Mineralogia
  • 2020 - today Guest Editor Special Issue "Affirming Authenticity: Sustainable Conservation of Cultural Heritage" – Sustainability MDPI
  • 2021 - today: Associate Editor Rendiconti OnLine della Società Geologica Italiana
  • 2021 - today: Guest Editor “Special Issue - Sustainable Valorization of Biowaste for Environmental Remediation”  - Adsorption Science and Technology
 
 
Teaching

Courses

 
Papers
List of papers in Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MMvB0XcAAAAJ&hl=it&oi=ao)

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Citations: 363; h-index 12 (from Scopus May 2021).
 
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8568-8614
SCOPUS: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55926037500

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