Smart sensors for environmental monitoring in Cultural Heritage


ORGANIZED BY

Luca Lombardo

Luca Lombardo

Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Italy


Marco Parvis

Marco Parvis

Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino, Italy


Nicola Donato

Nicola Donato

Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy


ABSTRACT

Nowadays, conservation of metallic artifacts or archaeological and historic interest is based on the concept of preventive conservation, taking into account that the degradation phenomena cannot be avoided and the aging processes are the result of the interaction with the environment which surrounds the artifacts. According to the Conservation Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM-CC) preventive conservation is defined as "all measures and actions aimed at avoiding and minimizing future damages".
In this contest, the development of non-invasive and smart sensors for the long-lasting monitoring of both the microclimate parameters and the environmental pollutants present in the atmosphere are fundamental tools for developing suitable conservation protocols. The session aims to encourage the discussion on this important topic among scientists, curators and restorers to develop really effective instrumentation and measurement procedures able to satisfy all requirements for their employment in museums and archaeological and historical sites.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS

Luca Lombardo was born in Italy in 1986. He received his B.D. and M.S. degree in electronic engineering from the Università di Messina, Italy, in 2014 and 2016, respectively. In 2019 he received the PhD in Metrology from Politecnico di Torino. Currently, he is a research fellow with the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Politecnico di Torino. His research interests include the development of innovative sensors and systems especially for environmental monitoring and biomedical applications, embedded systems and instrumentation in general.

Marco Parvis was born in Italy in 1958. He received his MS degree in electrical engineering in 1982 from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and a Ph.D. degree in Metrology in 1987 from the same university. He is now full professor of Electronic Measurements at the Politecnico di Torino, where he was Dean of the II Faculty of Engineering and chair of the TC 25 Medical Measurement of the IEEE Society on Instrumentation and Measurement. He is and Fellow Member and Vice President Technical Committees of the IEEE Society on Instrumentation and Measurement. His main fields of interest are: intelligent instrumentation, application of signal processing to measurement, biomedical and chemical measurements. He is author of more than one hundred publications.

Nicola Donato received the M.S. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Messina, Italy, in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Palermo, Italy, in 2002. He is currently Associate Professor of Electronic Measurements and the Head of the Laboratories of "Electronics for Sensors and for Systems of Transduction" and "Electrical and Electronic Measurements", University of Messina. He has co-authored more than 170 articles on international journals and conference proceedings (Scopus). His main research interests include the sensors characterization and modeling, the development of sensor-based measurement systems in a wide range of applications, spanning from biomedical to automotive, from environmental to space related fields, and the characterization of electronic devices up to microwave range and down to cryogenic temperatures.

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