Dr. Giacomo Chiari of the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, California will give the November 19, 2012 Applied Science and Technology (AS&T) Colloquium entitled “From King Tut to Michelangelo: applications of science to cultural heritage.” The seminar will be from 4-5 pm in Sibley Auditorium in Bechtel, with refreshments served at 3:45 pm.
Dr. Chiari is from Carmognola, Italy and pursued his chemistry studies at University of Turin, where he became a Full Professor of Applied Mineralogy. He has been studying art since the late 1960s from archaeological dig sites all around the world. He joined the Getty Institute in 2003.
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