Professor Maurizio Seracini joins InsightART’s Advisory board
As part of our on-going efforts to find the best solutions for art analysis, we are excited to cooperate with leading experts in the fields of art authentication and scientific research.
Since the mid-70s, Maurizio Seracini, with his background in biomedical engineer and art history, has pioneered the use of multi-spectral diagnostic imaging, analytical diagnostics and other advanced technologies to study art and architecture. He graduated in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in 1973. In 1977 in Florence he founded Editech, the first company in Italy for diagnostics and non-destructive analyses of Cultural Heritage. Seracini has been well known for his search for the Leonardo da Vinci mural, The Battle of Anghiari in the Salone dei Cinquecento, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence and for his scientific survey on Leonardo’s Adoration of the Magi. He has studied more than 3500 masterpieces. In 2007, Seracini founded the Center for Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology (CISA3) at the University of California San Diego’s California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2). He was the Director of CISA3 until 2013. A former National Geographic Fellow, in 2017 the Royal Photographic Society awarded him for his advances and breakthroughs in the application of Scientific Imaging to the world of Art and Cultural Heritage. In 2017, Seracini joined SDSU to teach how to use applied sciences to fight art crimes.