Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Palermo
Francesca Scalisi has done her Ph D in “Recovery and Fruition of Ancient Contexts" at University of Palermo. She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Department of Architecture, University of Palermo working on Testing of nanostructured materials in the archaeological sites of Agrigento, Morgantina and Villa Romana del Casale.Her main research interests are innovative materials for architecture, nanotechnology for architecture, low-energy architecture. Principal Research Projects are Natural and artificial innovative materials for architecture; Nanotechnologies for unfired clay bricks; Nanotechnologies and Cultural Heritage. Her research program has predominately focused on the Nanotechnology and earth construction, study of the mechanical properties of adobe brick stabilized by Laponite nanoparticles and Nano-structured materials in new and existing Buildings to improved performance and saving of energy. Her International scientific production includes various publications in journals and conferences proceedings; she has authored more than 40 papers and journal articles. She is a reviewer in several International Journals and Research Institute.
nanotechnology for architecture,materials for architecture,low-energy architecture.