PhD Award 2018 (Leioa, Spain) to Dr. Claudia Scatigno

Image_ScatignoThe PhD Award 2018 will be presented to Dr. Claudia Scatigno, PhD at NAST Centre (University of Rome “Tor Vergata”) for her Joint Doctoral Thesis 2017 titled:

An innovative multidisciplinary methodology to evaluate the conservation state of cultural sites as a whole: Casa di Diana (Ostia Antica, Italy).

The Award consists of a silver medal and will be assigned by the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) during the PhD Investiture Ceremony on the 25th May 2018 (Leioa, Great Hall).

Claudia Scatigno received a “Doctor Europaeus” and International PhD in Earth Science (“La Sapienza” University of Rome) and in Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Heritage and Landscape, Environmental Analytical Chemistry (UPV/EHU) in 2017. Currently she is a PhD student in Chemical Science at the Department of “Chemical Science and Technologies” (DSTC), University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.

She is presently a member of the TOSCA and VESPA experimental teams at the ISIS Spallation Neutron Source (UK) working on the upgrading and developments of both the Inelastic Neutron Scattering beamlines. In particular she is working to the development of an ad-hoc database for instrument-model validation by chemometric tools on TOSCA spectrometer; and, as a member of the VESPA project, she is working at the design and development of the CNR-STFC Inelastic neutrons vibrational beamline which will be realised at ISIS and then installed at the ESS (Lund, Sweden).