Position
PhD Student
Telephone
+30 210 650 3353
About/Biography
Maria Amenta received her B.Sc. in Chemistry in 2009, from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and her M.Sc. in "Applied Science and Technology" from Technical University of Crete (TUC) in 2012. During her master she has worked at the laboratory of Archaeological Materials of the National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos on the study of the effect of aggregates characteristics on the properties of restoration mortars. In 2012 she was awarded the scholarship of NCSR "D" for PhD students and is since is a PhD candidate at the Department of Architecture of TUC, conducting a study on the autogenous healing of lime-based mortars at the laboratory of Archaeological Materials of the NCSR "D".

Research interests:
Technology of historic mortars
Degradation mechanisms of mortars and stones
Lime-based restoration mortars