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Stefano Centenaro

PhD Student
Cultural Heritage Technologies
Research center

Stefano Centenaro is a PhD student at the Center of Cultural Heritage (CCHT@Ca’Foscari) of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems (DSMN) of Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Italy).

He got his MSc degree in Materials Engineering at the University of Padua with a thesis on the development of 3D scaffolds mimicking myxoid stroma tumor for testing electrochemotherapy treatments and novel chemotherapy drugs against human breast adenocarcinoma.  After, he won a 1-year research grant at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, during which he studied the chemistry and physics of the Murano’s artistic glass in order to find new strategies for the reuse of artistic glass waste.

His research at the Center will focus on artificial simulation of glass degradation phenomena and on the development of protective strategies for the preservation of ancient vitreous materials.