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Dipartimento di Fisica - Politecnico di Milano

Austin Nevin

Name: 
Austin
Surname: 
Nevin
References
Role: 
CNR Researcher
Status: 
Not in role
Contacts
Site: 
Campus Milano Leonardo
Phone: 
+39.02.2399.6187
Information

Austin Nevin, chemist and conservator, is a Researcher at the CNR-IFN where he has worked since 2011. His research focuses on the analysis of paintings and painting materials, and the study of ancient and modern cultural heritage using optical and spectroscopic techniques. He is the co-author of over 60 publications, an editor of Studies in Conservation and one of the editors of the Springer series Cultural Heritage  Science and a member of the permanent scientific committee of the LACONA and of the TECHNART conferences.
He has served as the coordinator of the Scientific Research Working Group of ICOM-CC  (from 2011-2014) and is a Council Member and Fellow of the International Institute for the Conservation of Artistic and Historical Works (IIC)  (since 2013). Following a degree in Chemistry (Mchem) from the University of Oxford (2001) and a 3-year MA in the Conservation of Paintings (Wall Paintings) from the Courtauld Institute of Art  (2004), Nevin went on to obtain a PhD from the Courtauld entitled “Fluorescence and Raman Spectroscopy for the analysis of proteinb-based binding media" (2008). Between 2004-2007 he won a Marie Curie Early Stage Training Fellowship at IESL-FORTH (Greece) where his research focussed on the analysis of paintings using laser-based techniques.
He speaks Italian, French, German and Greek.

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