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UGO ZAMMIT

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Name

UGO ZAMMIT

Nationality

Italian

Date of birth

7 Ottobre, 1956

Contact Details

Address

Departmemnt of Industrial Engineering Rome Tor Vergata University – Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Rome, Italy

Office Location

Building of Industrial Engineering , II floor, Room n. 2119

Phone

39 06 72597191

Mobile

39 320 4394386

Fax

39 06 72597194

Email

Languages

Native Language

Italian

Others

English
Reading skills: excellent
Writing skills: excellent
Verbal skills: excellent

Curriculum

Current Position

Full professor of Applied Physics (SSD FIS/07 , SC 02/D1)
Rome “Tor Vergata” University – Department of “Industrial Engineering”.

Education

Master Degree in Physics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Teaching

General Physics I – 12 CFU
Environmental Physics for Cultural Heritage – 6 CFU

Research Activities
  • Phase transition studies in liquid crystals and magnetic materials
  • Photopyroelectric calorimetry for the simultaneous specific heat and thermal conductivity measurement in materials
  • Sub-surface features investigation in bronze statues and industrial.
  • Non destructive testing and evaluations in cultural heritage.
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Research activity

Publications (last 5 years)

Publications (last 5 years)
  1. Mercuri F, Caruso G, Orazi N, Zammit U, Ceccarelli S, Cicero C, Vadrucci M, Paoloni S (2020). Depth-Resolved Analysis of Double-Layered Cultural Heritage Artifacts by Pulsed Thermography. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 41, p. 6
  2. Paoloni S, Mercuri F, Zammit U (2019). Analysis of UV Assisted Phase Transitions in Mixtures of Liquid Crystals with Photochromic Compounds by Photopyroelectric Calorimetry. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 40, p. 107
  3. Cicero C, Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Orazi N, Zammit U, Glorieux C, Thoen J (2019). Integrated adiabatic scanning calorimetry, light transmission and imaging analysis of collagen deterioration in parchment. THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, vol. 676, p. 263-270
  4. Caruso G, Paoloni S, Orazi N, Cicero C, Zammit U, Mercuri F (2019). Quantitative evaluations by infrared thermography in optically semi-transparent paper-based artefacts. MEASUREMENT, vol. 143, p. 258-266,
  5. Orazi N, Mercuri F, Zammit U, Cicero C, Alessandri O. C, Brinkmann V, Caruso G, Ferretti M, Paoloni S (2019). The Boxer at Rest and the Hellenistic Prince: A comparative thermographic study. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE: REPORTS, vol. 24, p. 115-121
  6. Ceccarelli, S.Orazi, N.Cicero, C., Mercuri, F, Zammit, U., Paoloni, S.,Felici, A.C., Matera, F.Nuzzo, M., (2019) Multi-band infrared imaging for the characterization of underlying elements in the Santa Maria in Cosmedin altarpiece, IMEKO TC4 International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, MetroArchaeo p. 439-443
  7. Ceccarelli, S.Orazi, N.Mercuri, F., (…), Zammit, U.Petrucci, F., Mid-wave infrared imaging analysis of XVII century paintings on canvas of the Chigi Palace in Ariccia, 2019 IMEKO TC4 International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, MetroArchaeo pp. 160-165
  8. Paoloni S, Mercuri F, Zammit U, Leys J, Glorieux C, Thoen J (2018). Analysis of rotator phase transitions in the linear alkanes hexacosane to triacontane by adiabatic scanning calorimetry and by photopyroelectric calorimetry. THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, vol. 148, p. 094503
  9. Paoloni S, Mercuri F, Zammit U (2018). Communication: Optically induced decoupling of the smectic-A and nematic order parameters at the AN phase transition in phototropic liquid crystals. THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, vol. 149, p. 131103
  10. Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Cicero C, Zammit U, Orazi N (2018). Infrared emission contrast for the visualization of subsurface graphical features in artworks. INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY, vol. 89, p. 223-230
  11. Mercuri F, Caruso G, Orazi N, Zammit U, Cicero C, Alessandri OC, Ferretti M, Paoloni S (2018). Interface thermal conductance characterization by infrared thermography: A tool for the study of insertions in bronze ancient Statuary. INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY, vol. 90, p. 31-39
  12. Mercuri F, Buonora P, Cicero C, Helas P, Manzari F, Marinelli M, Paoloni S, Pasqualucci A, Pinzari F, Romani M, Terrei A, Verdi O, Rinati GV, Zammit U, Orazi N (2018). Metastructure of illuminations by infrared thermography. JOURNAL OF CULTURAL HERITAGE, vol. 31, p. 53-62
  13. Paoloni S, Zammit U, Mercuri F (2018). Photopyroelectric Calorimetry Investigations of 8CB Liquid Crystal-Microemulsion System. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 39, p. 33
  14. Orazi N, Paoloni S, Zammit U, Cicero C, Ferretti M, Caruso G, Alessandri OC, Paris R, Mercuri F (2018). Thermographic Investigation of Bronze Artefacts: Characterization of Structure Elements and Casting Faults in Masterpieces of the Bronze Statuary of Rome. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 39, p. 141
  15. Zammit U, Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Pizzoferrato R (2018). Thermophysical Parameters Evaluation by Pyroelectric Detection. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 39, p. 122
  16. Mercuri F, Orazi N, Paoloni S, Cicero C, Zammit U (2017). Pulsed Thermography Applied to the Study of Cultural Heritage. APPLIED SCIENCES, vol. 7, p. 1010
  17. Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Orazi N, Cicero C, Zammit U (2017). Pulsed infrared thermography applied to quantitative characterization of the structure and the casting faults of the Capitoline She Wolf. APPLIED PHYSICS. A, MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, vol. 123, p. 327
  18. Mercuri F, Orazi N, Zammit U, Giuffredi A, Salerno CS, Cicero C, Paoloni S (2017). The manufacturing process of the Capitoline She Wolf: a thermographic method for the investigation of repairs and casting faults. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE: REPORTS, vol. 14, p. 199-207
  19. Paoloni S, Mercuri F, Zammit U (2016). Simultaneous specific heat, thermal conductivity and imaging evaluations in thin samples of 8CB liquid crystal dispersed with microemulsion of DDAB/water micelles. THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, vol. 145, p. 124506
  20. Orazi N, Mercuri F, Zammit U, Paoloni S, Marinelli M, Giuffredi A, Salerno CS (2016). Thermographic analysis of bronze sculptures. STUDIES IN CONSERVATION, vol. 61, p. 236-244
  21. Pucci M, Cicero C, Orazi N, Mercuri F, Zammit U, Paoloni S, Marinelli M (2015). Active infrared thermography applied to the study of a painting on paper representing the Chigi’s family tree. STUDIES IN CONSERVATION, vol. 60, p. 88-96
  22. Mercuri F, Cicero C, Orazi N, Paoloni S, Marinelli M, Zammit U (2015). Infrared Thermography Applied to the Study of Cultural Heritage. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 36, p. 1189-1194
  23. Zammit U, Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Marinelli M, Pizzoferrato R (2015). Photopyroelectric Calorimetry for the Thermal and Optical Evaluations Over Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystals. MOLECULAR CRYSTALS AND LIQUID CRYSTALS, vol. 614, p. 128-136
  24. Zammit U, Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Marinelli M (2015). Photopyroelectric Calorimetry for the Thermal and Optical Study Over Phase Transitions. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMOPHYSICS, vol. 36, p. 1142-1149
  25. Zammit U, Mercuri F, Paoloni S, Marinelli M, Pizzoferrato R (2015). Simultaneous absolute measurements of the thermal diffusivity and the thermal effusivity in solids and liquids using photopyroelectric calorimetry. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, vol. 117, p. 105104
  26. Paoloni S, Mercuri F, Marinelli M, Pizzoferrato R, Zammit U, Kosa T, Sukhomlinova L, Taheri B (2015). Simultaneous calorimetric and polarization microscopy investigations of light induced changes over phase transitions in a liquid crystal-napthopyran mixture. THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, vol. 143, p. 134901