Gabriele Favero


Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
Early stages of metal corrosion in coastal archaeological sites. Effects of chemical composition in silver and copper alloys MATERIALS 2024
A review on inorganic gaseous pollutants in conservation spaces. Monitoring instrumentation and indoor concentrations ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT 2024
Microplastic in drinking water: a pilot study MICROPLASTICS 2024
The 20th century and its new colours. Investigating the molecular structures of historical synthetic dyes using Raman spectroscopy JOURNAL OF RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY 2024
Au@MNPs-based electrochemical immunosensor for vitamin D3 serum samples analysis TALANTA 2023
Gel microextraction from hydrophilic paint layers. A comparison between Agar-gel and Nanorestore Gel® HWR for spectroscopic identification of madder MICROCHEMICAL JOURNAL 2023
A multi-parametric investigation on waterlogged wood using a magnetic resonance imaging clinical scanner FORESTS 2023
Sustainable solutions for removing aged wax-based coatings from cultural heritage. Exploiting hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents (DESs) NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY 2023
More than meets the eye – compatible materialities of Jerusalem Stone TMM-CH 2023 3rd International Conference on Transdisciplinary Multispectral Modelling and Cooperation for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. Recapturing the World in Conflict through Culture promoting mutual understanding and Peace 2023
NYMPHA - Microalgae polysaccharides for cultural heritage preservation TMM-CH 2023 3rd International Conference on Transdisciplinary Multispectral Modelling and Cooperation for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. Recapturing the World in Conflict through Culture promoting mutual understanding and Peace 2023
Evaluation of green solvents’ applicability for chromatic reintegration of polychrome artworks HERITAGE 2023
#ScienzeABC: pills of digital knowledge to tell the Sciences Applied to Cultural Heritage XII Congresso Nazionale AIAr. Trent'anni di AIAr - Abstract book 2023
HVPD-hydrogel as a smart cleaning solution for removal of corrosion patinas on carbonate stone materials Book of Abstract Technart 2023 2023
Portable NMR applications: non-destructive and non-invasive porosity investigations on carbonatic stone materials 3rd International Conference TMM-CH Transdisciplinary Multispectral Modelling and Cooperation for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage Recapturing the World in Conflict through Culture promoting mutual understanding and Peace 2023
Evaluation of the cleaning effect of natural-based biocides. Application on different phototropic biofilms colonizing the same granite wall COATINGS 2023
Direct gel-supported liquid extraction from paint layers: a new invisible procedure for SERS and HPLC-HRMS identification of dyes in complex matrices Technart2023 book of abstract 2023
Applying gel-supported liquid extraction to Tutankhamun’s textiles for the Identification of ancient colorants. A case study GELS 2023
New advances in dye analyses. In situ gel-supported liquid extraction from paint layers and textiles for SERS and HPLC-MS/MS Identification MOLECULES 2023
Inside the history of Italian coloring industries. An investigation of ACNA dyes through a novel analytical protocol for synthetic dye extraction and characterization MOLECULES 2023
Smartphone-Based Electrochemical Biosensor for On-Site Nutritional Quality Assessment of Coffee Blends MOLECULES 2023


  • PE4_5
  • PE4_8
  • PE4_18
  • SH6_3


  • Nanotecnologie
  • Life-science technologies & biotechnologies
  • Micro/nano electronics & photonics
  • Sustainable technologies & development

Interessi di ricerca

Electrochemical techniques for archeometry - application of electrochemical techniques to the study of artistic materials (in particular, pigments, metals and their corrosion products) exploiting the reduced invasiveness of microparticle voltammetry (VMP) which allows to analyze the constituents and products degradation by sampling only a few micrograms and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) which allows the non-invasive characterization of the surface of the artefact under examination; in this context, an electrochemical cell based on polymeric gel was developed and validated to perform electrochemical impedance analyzes on archaeological metals.

Study of degradation and innovative cleaning treatments - assessment of the impact of atmospheric pollution and weather conditions on limestone, copper and bronze and the risk of corrosion of cultural heritage materials; study and applications of innovative cleaning treatments based on soft matters: microemulsions and hydrogels containing phytochemical compounds.

Monitoring of pollutants in drinking water - speciation of Thallium (I)/(III) stratified along the internal surface of contaminated water pipes through the development and optimization of a sequential extraction procedure; development of an advanced analytical method for the simultaneous determination of 21 cyanotoxins (including Microcystins, Cyanopeptolins, Anabaenopeptins and Microginins) in drinking water based on Ultra Performance liquid chromatography coupled with a Q-TOF mass spectrometer.

Bioelectrochemistry, basic studies and applications - study of the properties of direct and mediated electronic transfer of redox proteins and bioelectrochemical characterization of enzymes in relation to the methods of immobilization (physical and / or chemical) and the nanostructuring of the electrochemical interface used. The main developments concerned the construction of (i) second and third generation electrochemical biosensors for environmental and food analyzes, (ii) prototypes of enzymatic biofuel cells for energy production and the construction of self-powered biosensors.

Functionalized and nanostructured electrode surfaces - realization and application of modified electrodes by (i) use of ferrocene as an electrochemical mediator suitably linked to molecular buildings suitable for the modification of electrode surfaces such as metallodendrimers or self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) mixed with ferrocene and cyclodextrin; (ii) electropolymerized mesoporous conductive polymers; (iii) DNA strands decorated with a redox probe for the determination of heavy metal ions; (iv) noble metal nanoparticles and nanostructures electrodeposited or synthesized using eco-friendly methods and materials.

Innovative enzyme immobilization techniques - study of innovative protein immobilization procedures based (i) on polymeric gels with reactive functional groups capable of increasing the stability of the immobilization while preserving the hydrophilic environment and the native structure of the enzyme, ( ii) on the "reactive soft landing" with which the deposition at low kinetic energies of specific ions on solid surfaces was obtained, through the use of an appropriately modified mass spectrometer, (iii) on composite nanomaterials capable of ensuring immobilization which preserves the native structure of the protein while favoring an efficient electron transfer with the electrode surface for the realization of transducers for second and third generation amperometric biosensors.

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