Leandro Sottili

During my studies I have focused my interest on experimental nuclear physics and its application to other disciplines, in particular Cultural Heritage and Environmental Sciences, working in several laboratories around Europe.

In 2013 I completed my Bachelor’s Programme in Physics at the University of Florence working on thermoluminescence dating techniques. In 2016 I moved to Jyväskylä, Finland, and in 2018 I completed a Master of Science’s Programme in Nuclear and Particle Physics developing a detector array for Nuclear Spectroscopy purposes. Further, I achieved another Master’s Degree working with Particle Induced X-ray Emission analysis on atmospheric aerosol. Within my studies, I joined experiments in international laboratories as the Ion Beam Centre at the HZDR (Germany) and at Isotope mass Separator On-Line facility at CERN (Switzerland).

My PhD project consists in the development of a compact multi-technique apparatus for X-ray based analyses. The goal of the project is to use the instrument inside conservation centres and museums.

Tech4Culture Fellow – Call 2 (2019)

Supervisor: Alessandro Re, Physics Department