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Name and Surname Giovanni Cavallo

Department/School/Unit Institute for Materials and Constructions
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Email giovanni.cavallo@supsi.ch

Office Trevano - Blocco C
Via Trevano, 6952 Canobbio

Internal telephone number +41586666366

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Personal Details Giovanni Cavallo was born in Modugno, close to Bari (Italy) in 1967

Education and training Graduated in Geological Sciences at the University of Bari (Italy) in 1992; later specialised in Petrography and Mineralogy applied to cultural heritage and Qualified Geologist at the same University. Qualification to use low power X-Ray devices (SUVA, Switzerland)

Work experience He strarts to work as private consultant geolgist for public and private Institutions in the field of historical materials analysis. In 2000 he joins CSG Palladio laboratory in Vicenza (Italy) and in 2001 SUPSI as external teacher. He is still working at SUPSI in the Institute of Materials and Constructions as teacher and researcher.

Skills Petrography, Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Infrared Spectroscopy of natural and artificial historical materials. Portable X-Ray Fluorescence applied to modern and ancient paintings.

In charge of the following projects

Costruzioni in terra cruda: alle origini della coscienza spontanea » more details Analisi non invasive delle tele Filippo Franzoni » more details Progetto di analisi scientifiche di intonaci storici dipinti (XI-XIV sec.) » more details

Member of the following projects

Mortar technology and construction history at Müstair Monastery » more details The art and industry of the Ticinese stuccatori from the 16th to the 17th century » more details La pietra e la storia: salvaguardia del paesaggio e dell?architettura tra Lecchese e Cantone Ticino » more details Coloreonline: Moduli di apprendimento a distanza sulla teoria del colore » more details Passato e futuro della chiesa di S. Alessandro di Lasnigo: da caso particolare a modello transfronta » more details

 
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