Dario Camuffo

Physicist - formerly CNR Padua

Physicist, specialized in Atmospheric Physics , Physics for Cultural Heritage , climate change and conservative risks.

Head Research at the National Research Council , Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Padua , where is now Associate after his retirement in 2008. Adjunct Professor of Physics and Physics for Artworks Restoration at the University of Padua (1987-2010) , Physics for Restoration at the Cignaroli Academy in Verona (2002 -present) and Environmental Physics at the Politecnico di Milano (2008-present ) . Coordinator or Principal Investigator of more than fifteen European research projects and various national projects. He is active in the legislation for cultural heritage : NORMAL Committee member, vice – chairman of the subcommittee UNI for cultural heritage , head of the Italian delegation (UNI ) at the European Committee for the Standardization (CEN) Technical Committee for Cultural Heritage ( TC345 ) and convenor of the Working Groups WG 6 ” Exhibition lighting ” and WG7 ” Microclimate ” . Member of various national and international committees (European Commission, UNESCO) for the environment and cultural heritage . He is member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals. He has published over 200 articles in international journals as well as national journals , and several books , including:

Camuffo et al. , 2007 Church heating and preservation of the cultural heritage : a practical guide to the pros and cons of various heating systems. Mondadori Electa , Milan, pp. 240 .

Camuffo , D., 2013 : Microclimate for Cultural Heritage – Conservation, Restoration and Maintenance of Indoor and Outdoor Monuments . Second Edition . Elsevier , Amsterdam, pp. 526 .

He studied several of the most important building and sites , many of them included in the List of World Cultural Heritage Site, for example, the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Leonard’s Last Supper , Milan , Giotto and the Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, Louvre Museum and Orangerie Museum , Paris , the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna : Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts , Norwich , Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence , Palazzo Chiericati , Vicenza , Museo Correr , Cà Rezzonico , Palazzo Grimani , Frari Church , Cathedral of Murano and Horses of Saint Mark , Venice , Pisa tower , Trajan’s Column , Aurelian’s Column and the Ara Pacis , Rome ; Trace Tombs and Madara Horseman , Bulgaria ; archaeological complex of the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza (Egypt) .