Conference Presentations


2019

INVITED TALK: "From macro to micro: X-ray tomography of artworks and archaeological materials", "OptoX-Nano 2019", 2-5 December 2019, Okayama (Japan)

INVITED TALK: "Developing new methods and instrumentations for a provenance study of lapis lazuli", "OptoX-Nano 2019", 2-5 December 2019, Okayama (Japan)

INVITED TALK: "A scientific approach to the provenance study of lapis lazuli", Winter School "Beads and Seals: Technologies", 14/18 January 2019, Padova (Italy)

ORAL: "Thermoluminescence dating laboratory improvements tested on an archaeological", 4-6 December 2019, IMEKO TC-4 International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Firenze (Italy)

ORAL: "A long-term corrosion investigation of bronze sculptures exposed outdoor", 4-6 December 2019, IMEKO TC-4 International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Firenze (Italy)

ORAL: "An in-situ corrosion monitoring campaign of Cor-ten structure exposed outdoor", Convegno tematico AIAr - "Dalla conoscenza alla valorizzazione: il ruolo dell'archeometria nei musei", 27/29 March 2019, Reggio Calabria (Italy)

POSTER: "Non-invasive Macro X-ray Fluorescence Scanning analysis of lacquered oriental and japanning artworks furniture from Piedmont Castles", "MA-XRF scanning in Conservation, Art and Archeology", 15-16 October 2019, Catania (Italy)

POSTER: "A characterisation of lapis lazuli rocks by means of p-XRF", "TECHNART 2019 International Conference on the use of Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Artworks", 7-10 May 2019, Bruges (Belgium)

POSTER: "From IR to X-rays: approaches to go through the coating system of historical bowed string musical instruments", "TECHNART 2019 International Conference on the use of Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Artworks", 7-10 May 2019, Bruges (Belgium)

POSTER: "Improving the protocol for provenance determination of lapis lazuli with new analyses on Myanmar samples", "TECHNART 2019 International Conference on the use of Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Artworks", 7-10 May 2019, Bruges (Belgium)

POSTER: "Development of a combined XRF scanner and 2D/3D X-ray and visible imaging apparatus", TECHNART 2019 International Conference on the use of Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Artworks", 7-10 May 2019, Bruges (Belgium)

POSTER: "A portable X-ray fluorescence scanner for in situ analysis", "TECHNART 2019 International Conference on the use of Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Artworks", 7-10 May 2019, Bruges (Belgium)

POSTER: "Ceramic forgeries aged by radiation: towards a new method for their identification", Convegno tematico AIAr - "Dalla conoscenza alla valorizzazione: il ruolo dell'archeometria nei musei", 27/29 March 2019, Reggio Calabria (Italy)

POSTER: "Appearances are deceiving. The small mummy with coffin from the Museo Egizio in Torino (cat. 2247/2): many approaches to support its interpretation", Convegno tematico AIAr - "Dalla conoscenza alla valorizzazione: il ruolo dell'archeometria nei musei", 27/29 March 2019, Reggio Calabria (Italy)

2018

ORAL: "In situ corrosion monitoring campaign of the Gori Art Collection at Fattoria Celle", "EgyCorr - 7th International Conference on Corrosion Mitigation and Surface Protection Technologies", 10/13 December 2018, Hurghada (Egypt)

ORAL: "Combined IonoLuminescence and PIXE micro-analyses of natural diopside for activators and quenchers identification", "XVIIIth International Symposium on Luminescence Spectrometry", 19-22 June 2018, Brest (France)

ORAL: "Synchrotron radiation micro-CT for the investigation of finishing treatments in ancient bowed stringed instruments: issues and perspectives", "X congresso nazionale di archeometria", 14/17 February 2018, Torino (Italy)

POSTER: "New X-ray diagnostic tools for Cultural Heritage: the NEXTO project", "X congresso nazionale di archeometria", 14/17 February 2018, Torino (Italy)

POSTER: "Improvements of the analytical protocol of lapis lazuli provenance: first study of Myanmar samples", "X congresso nazionale di archeometria", 14/17 February 2018, Torino (Italy)

POSTER: "Instrumentation and technique developments at the thermoluminescence dating laboratory of the University of Turin", "X congresso nazionale di archeometria", 14/17 February 2018, Torino (Italy)

POSTER: "Thermoluminescence for dating Myanmar monuments: a new local laboratory and first measurements", "X congresso nazionale di archeometria", 14/17 February 2018, Torino (Italy)

2017

INVITED TALK: "Lapis Lazuli: searching for ancient mines by means of ion microscopy and X-ray spectroscopy", CIII Congress of the Italian Physics Society, 11/15 September 2017, Trento (Italy)

INVITED TALK: "On the route of lapis lazuli trade in ancient time: provenance study of the raw material used for carved artefacts", "Scientific Research for Cultural Heritage", 27 February / 1 March 2017, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi (UAE)

ORAL: "Computed tomography for the study of large artworks and archaeological materials by means of a customised instrumentation", "3D Imaging In Cultural Heritage Conference", 9/10 November 2017, London (UK)

ORAL: "A new digital radiography system for paintings on canvas and on wooden panels of large dimensions", I2MTC 2017 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 22-25 May 2017, Torino, (Italy)

ORAL: "Large scale facilities to study ancient silver coins", CONVEGNO Tematico AIAr, Beni Culturali: grandi facilities, reti e networks di laboratori, 8-10 March 2017, Firenze (Italy)

ORAL: "p-XRF analysis of lapis lazuli for provenance studies", TECHNART 2017 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage, 2-6 May 2017, Bilbao, Basque Country

POSTER: "X-Ray Luminescence (XRL) combined with MA-XRF", "MAcro X-Ray Fluorescence scanning Workshop" inside "24th International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis", 25 September 2017, Trieste (Italy)

POSTER: "On the route of lapis lazuli trade in ancient time: a multi-technique provenance study of the raw material used for carved artefacts", "Congresso congiunto SIMP-SGI-SOGEI-AIV: "Geosciences: a tool in a changing world"", 3/6 September 2017, Pisa (Italy)

POSTER: "On the route of lapis lazuli trade in ancient time: a multitechnique provenance study of the raw material used for carved artefacts", CONGRESSO Geosciences: a tool in a changeling world, 3-6 September 2017, Pisa (Italy)

POSTER: "Surface silver-enriched layer of ancient silver coins studied by means of micro-PIXE", TECHNART 2017 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage, 2-6 May 2017, Bilbao, Basque Country

POSTER: "p-XRF analysis of lapis lazuli for provenance studies", CONVEGNO Tematico AIAr, Beni Culturali: grandi facilities, reti e networks di laboratori, 8-10 March 2017, Firenze (Italy)

POSTER: "X-Ray Luminescence for the provenance study of lapis lazuli rocks and artworks", CONVEGNO Tematico AIAr, Beni Culturali: grandi facilities, reti e networks di laboratori, 8-10 March 2017, Firenze (Italy)

2016

INVITED TALK: "Diagnostic Techniques Applied to Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Materials", HCITOCH 2016 - 7th International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction, Tourism and Cultural Heritage, 7/9 September 2016, Torino (Italy)

ORAL: "Ion Microbeam Analysis in Cultural Heritage: application to lapis lazuli and ancient coins", IMEKO International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, 19-21 October 2016, Torino (Italy)

ORAL: "X-Ray imaging of Cultural Heritages", IMEKO International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, 19-21 October 2016, Torino (Italy)

ORAL: "La piccola mummia con sarcofago del Museo Egizio di Torino (cat. 2247/2): una sfida complessa per la diagnostica a supporto della lettura archeologica del reperto", XVI ABC Congresso Nazionale di Chimica dell'Ambiente e dei Beni Culturali "Dall'emergenza alla salvaguardia: la chimica per un nuovo modello di sviluppo", 26/29 June 2016, Lecce (Italy)

ORAL: "Spatial resolution characterisation of the LABEC scanning XRF spectrometer and first CH applications", IX congresso nazionale di archeometria, 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

ORAL: "Evidence for an Afghan provenance of lapis lazuli used in the first millennium B.C. Ancient Egypt", IX Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria (AIAr), 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

ORAL: "Scientific contribution in archaeology: the case of Saint-Léger Church at Aymavilles, Aosta, Northern Italy", IX congresso nazionale di archeometria, 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

POSTER: "Intervento di conservazione e restauro eseguito su un crocifisso ligneo policromo del XV secolo", XIV Congresso Nazionale IGIIC - Lo Stato dell’Arte, 20/22 October 2016, L’Aquila (Italy)

POSTER: "A multi-technique approach for the authentication of a 20th century painting", IX congresso nazionale di archeometria, 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

POSTER: "X-Ray Luminescence for the study of artistic and archaeological materials", IX Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria (AIAr), 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

POSTER: "Micro-PIXE Analysis of Ancient Silver Coins", IX Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria (AIAr), 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

POSTER: "X-ray tomography applications for knowledge, conservation and restorations of artworks and archaeological materials", IX Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria (AIAr), 9/11 March 2016, Cosenza (Italy)

2015

ORAL: "New data for a compositional and metrological study of the Cisalpine Gaul's coinage", XV International Numismatic Congress, 21/25 September 2015, Taormina (Italy)

ORAL: "X-Ray induced luminescence as a tool for material characterisation in art and archaeology", TECHNART 2015 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage, 27/30 April 2015, Catania (Italy)

ORAL: "CT investigation of "La Muta" by Raffaello Sanzio", TECHNART 2015 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage, 27/30 April 2015, Catania (Italy)

ORAL: "Il progetto neu_ART: radiografie digitali e tomografie assiali computerizzate su opere di grandi dimensioni. Il caso studio del Crocifisso di Donatello", Workshop "Il restauro del Crocifisso ligneo di Donatello della Chiesa dei Servi di Padova: diagnostica, intervento, approfondimenti", 15 May 2015, Udine (Italy)

ORAL: "The ALCHIMIA experiment at AN2000", LNL Interdisciplinary Users' Meeting, 8 July 2015, Legnaro (PD, Italy)

POSTER: "Comparison among neutron diffraction (ND) and activation (PGAA) to analyse ancient silver coins", TECHNART 2015 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage, 27/30 April 2015, Catania (Italy)

POSTER: "A multi-analytical database for lapis lazuli provenance", TECHNART 2015 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage, 27/30 April 2015, Catania (Italy)

2014

INVITED TALK: "Evidences for an Afghan provenance of lapis lazuli utilized for glyptic by ancient Egyptian combining micro-PIXE and XRF results", "ICNMTA 2014 - 14th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications", 6/11 July 2014, Padua (Italy)

ORAL: "Pre-Roman coins from Northern Italy: characterization with neutron diffraction analysis and first results", "VIII national congress of archaeometry", 5/7 February 2014, Bologna (Italy)

ORAL: "X-ray radiography and tomography of large artworks: a new diagnostic apparatus for the conservation of Cultural Heritage", "VIII national congress of archaeometry", 5/7 February 2014, Bologna (Italy)

ORAL: "The stones of the Egyptian Museum of Turin: geological, mineralogical and petrographic characterization", "87th Congress of the Italian Geological Society and 90th Congress of the Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology", 10/12 September 2014, Milano (Italy)

ORAL: "Study of lapis lazuli used for amulets by ancient Egyptian: indications for an Afghan provenance by means of micro-PIXE and XRF measurements", "C congress of the Italian Physics Society", 22/26 September 2014, Pisa (Italy)

ORAL: "Neutron diffraction analysis of Celtic coins from the Po valley", "C congress of the Italian Physics Society", 22/26 September 2014, Pisa (Italy)

ORAL: "Characterization of Celtic coins from northern Italy with neutron-based techniques", "Budapest Neutron Centre (BNC) user meeting 2014", 21 November 2014, Budapest (Hungary)

POSTER: "Provenance study of lapis lazuli: new results and first application on artworks", "VIII national congress of archaeometry", 5/7 February 2014, Bologna (Italy)

POSTER: "Thermoluminescence authentication and dating at University of Torino", "VIII national congress of archaeometry", 5/7 February 2014, Bologna (Italy)

POSTER: "Multi-disciplinary dating of a baked clay kiln excavated at Chieri, Northern Italy", "EGU2014 - European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014", 27 April/2 May 2014, Wien (Austria)

POSTER: "Identification of provenance markers in Lapis Lazuli: a study on rocks and artworks", "ISA 2014 - 40th International Symposium on Archaeometry", 19/23 May 2014, Los Angeles (California, USA)

POSTER: "Neutron diffraction characterization of pre-Roman coinage from northern Italy: silver debasement and relationships within different emissions", "ISA 2014 - 40th International Symposium on Archaeometry", 19/23 May 2014, Los Angeles (California, USA)

POSTER: "Lapis lazuli provenance study: characterization of rocks and study on cultural heritage by means of a non invasive and innovative approach", "GABEC & GNM 2014 International School: Innovative methodologies for the characterization, diagnosis and conservation of the Cultural Heritage", 1/4 July 2014, Catania-Siracusa (Italy)

POSTER: "Micro-PIXE Analysis of Ancient Roman Coins", "ICNMTA 2014 - 14th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications", 6/11 July 2014, Padua (Italy)

POSTER: "Characterisation of silver pre-Roman coins from northern Italy with neutron-based techniques", "SR2A - Synchrotron radiation and neutrons in art and archaeology Conference", 9/12 September 2014, Paris (France)

POSTER: "Neutron diffraction on lapis lazuli: characterisation of rocks and artworks for a provenance study", "SR2A - Synchrotron radiation and neutrons in art and archaeology Conference", 9/12 September 2014, Paris (France)

2013

INVITED TALK: "X-ray radiography and tomography of large artworks", "XCIX congress of the Italian Physics Society", 23/27 September 2013, Trieste (Italy)

ORAL: "Realization of an instrument for X-ray radiography and tomography dedicated to objects of historical and artistic interest within the neu_ART regional project", Joint ICTP-TWAS Workshop on "Portable X-ray Analytical Instruments for Cultural Heritage", 29 April / 3 May 2013, Trieste (Italy)

ORAL: "Utilizzo di rivelatori lineari per la realizzazione di un apparato per radiografie e tomografie dedicato ad oggetti di interesse storico e artistico nell'ambito del progetto regionale neu_ART", "1st Workshop on Non Destructive Testing - X-Ray Inspection" organised by Hamamatsu Photonics, 29 May 2013, Arese (MI, Italy)

ORAL: "Neutron imaging studies within the neu_ART Cultural Heritage project", "NINMACH 2013 - 1st International Conference on Neutron Imaging and Neutron Methods in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research", 9/12 September 2013, Munich (Germany)

ORAL: "Use of a versatile instrument for X-ray radiography and tomography of artworks, precious objects and archaeological materials", "FisMat 2013 - Italian National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics", 9/13 September 2013, Milano (Italy)

POSTER: "Characterization of the lapis lazuli from the Egyptian treasure of Tôd and its alteration using external µ-PIXE and µ-IBIL", "PIXE 2013 - 13th International Conference on Particle Induced X-ray Emission", 3/8 March 2013, Gramado (Brazil)

POSTER: "Silver Celtic Coins from Northern Italy (4th-1st c. B.C.): Compositional Analysis and Metrology", "Colloque international: Étalons monétaires et mesures pondérales, entre la Grèce et l'Italie, au tournant des époques hellénistique et imperial", 6/7 September 2013, Bruxelles (Belgium)

POSTER: "Neutron diffraction measurements for the characterisation of Italian Celtic coins", "NINMACH 2013 - 1st International Conference on Neutron Imaging and Neutron Methods in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research", 9/12 September 2013, Munich (Germany)

POSTER: "A multi-technique approach for provenance study of lapis lazuli", "FisMat 2013 - Italian National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics", 9/13 September 2013, Milano (Italy)

POSTER: "Neutron diffraction measurements: technological and compositional features of Celtic coins from northern Italy", "FisMat 2013 - Italian National Conference on Condensed Matter Physics", 9/13 September 2013, Milano (Italy)

POSTER: "A new instrument for X-ray radiography and tomography of large artworks", "TECHNART 2013 - Analytical Spectroscopy in Art and Archaeology", 23/26 September 2013, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

2012

INVITED TALK: "X-ray tomography and radiography on artworks: the experience of the neu_ART project", seminar at the Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France, 11 October 2012, Palais du Louvre, Paris (France)

INVITED TALK: "Lapis lazuli: identification of origin marker by traditional techniques and proton microscopy", "CIGES 2012 - III Italian Congress of Scientific Gemmology", 24/25 September 2012, Firenze (Italy)

ORAL: "Petrographic characterization of lapis lazuli for a provenance study and first measurements on a few artworks belonging to the "Collezione Medicea"", "VII national congress of archaeometry", 22/24 February 2012, Modena (Italy)

ORAL: "X-ray tomography of large wooden artworks: the case study of "Doppio corpo" by Pietro Piffetti", "EXRS 2012 - European Conference on X-Ray Spectrometry", 18/22 June 2012, Wien (Austria)

ORAL: "New markers to identify the provenance of lapis lazuli: trace elements in pyrite by means of micro-PIXE", "ICNMTA 2012 - 13th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications", 22/27 July 2012, Lisbon (Portugal)

ORAL: "Caratterizzazione del sistema di imaging con neutroni presso la facility INES", "XCVIII congresso congress of the Italian Physics Society", 17/21 September 2012, Napoli (Italy)

ORAL: "Tomografia di un arredo ligneo di grandi dimensioni: il "Doppio Corpo" di Pietro Piffetti" "XCVIII congress of the Italian Physics Society", 17/21 September 2012, Napoli (Italy)

POSTER: "Lapis lazuli provenance study by means of micro-PIXE and micro-IL", "ION BEAMS 12 - Multidisciplinary Applications of Nuclear Physics with Ion Beams", 6/8 June 2012, Legnaro (PD, Italy)

POSTER: "Combined SEM-EDX and micro-XRF analytical approach for a provenance study of lapis lazuli", "10th EMAS Regional Workshop - European Microbeam Analysis Society", 17/20 June 2012, Padova (Italy)

POSTER: "K-edge radiography with a quasi-monochromatic X-ray source","Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology - SR2A 2012", New York, June 5-8, 2012

POSTER: "A new digital radiography system for canvas paintings: a case study from Racconigi Castle (CN)", "EXRS 2012 - European Conference on X-Ray Spectrometry", 18/22 June 2012, Wien (Austria)

POSTER: "Micro-Ionoluminescence and micro-PIXE in natural diopside: activators and ion damaging effects", "ICNMTA 2012 - 13th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications", 22/27 July 2012, Lisbon (Portugal)

2011

ORAL: "Neutron radiography studies for cultural heritage within the neu_ART project", "ART'11 - 10th International Conference on non-destructive investigations and microanalysis for the diagnostics and conservation of cultural and environmental heritage", 13/15 April 2011, Firenze (Italy)

ORAL: "The provenance of lapis lazuli used for the objects of the "Collezione Medicea"", "TECHNART 2011 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage", 26/29 April 2011, Berlin (Germany)

ORAL: "SEM-EDX and SEM-CL to Characterize Lapis Lazuli from Different Provenances", "Microscopy & Microanalysis 2011", 08/11 August 2011, Nashville (Tennessee, USA)

ORAL: "Studio di provenienza di oggetti in lapislazzuli: il caso della "Collezione Medicea"", "XCVII congress of the Italian Physics Society", 27/30 September 2011, L'Aquila (Italy)

ORAL: "Radiografia e tomografia digitale con rivelatori lineari a scansione per il progetto neu_ART", "XCVII congress of the Italian Physics Society", 27/30 September 2011, L'Aquila (Italy)

ORAL: "Results of the Italian neu_ART project", "XTACH11 - International conference on the use of X-ray and related Techniques in Arts and Cultural Heritage", 7/8 December 2011, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)

POSTER: "Neutron imaging and diffraction on metal artefacts", "TECHNART 2011 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage", 26/29 April 2011, Berlin (Germany)

POSTER: "Characterization of lapis lazuli from different provenances by means of micro-Raman spectroscopy", "RAA 2011 - 6th International conference on the application of Raman Spectroscopy in Art and Archaeology", 5/8 September 2011, Parma (Italy)

2010

ORAL: "Studi di provenienza di Lapis Lazuli: caratterizzazione preliminare di rocce da differenti giacimenti", "VI national congress of archaeometry", 15/18 February 2010, Pavia (Italy)

ORAL: "Lapis lazuli provenance study by means of micro-PIXE", "ICNMTA 2010 - 12th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications", 26/30 July 2010, Leipzig (Germany)

ORAL: "Il progetto regionale neu_ART: diagnostica per mezzo di raggi X e neutroni", "XCVI congress of the Italian Physics Society", 20/24 September 2010, Bologna (Italy)

ORAL: "Neutrografie nell'ambito del progetto neu_ART", "XCVI congress of the Italian Physics Society", 20/24 September 2010, Bologna (Italy)

POSTER: "A provenance study of lapis lazuli", International School "Hubert Curien" Structural and molecular archaeology - 3rd course: Non-invasive analysis of painting materials, 15/20 June 2010, Erice (TP, Italy)

POSTER: "Characterization of lapis lazuli for a provenance study by means of CL-SEM-EDS", "SEM 2010 - SEM and microanalysis in the study of historical technology, materials and conservation", 09/10 September 2010, London (UK)

2009

ORAL: "Multitechnique characterization of lapis lazuli for provenance study by means of ionoluminescence", "TECHNART 2009 - Non-destructive and microanalytical techniques in art and cultural heritage", 26/30 april 2009, Athens (Greece)

ORAL: "Caratterizzazione di lapislazzuli per studi di provenienza mediante tecniche di microscopia ionica", "XCV congress of the Italian Physics Society", 28 September / 2 October 2009, Bari (Italy)

2008

ORAL: "Tomografia computerizzata per l'indagine sul campo di grandi oggetti", "XCIV congress of the Italian Physics Society", 22/27 September 2008, Genova (Italy)

ORAL: "TAC per indagini su opere d'arte: il caso del Kongo Rikishi", "XCIV congress of the Italian Physics Society", 22/27 September 2008, Genova (Italy)