OSCAR CHIANTORE

 

Oscar Chiantore is full professor of Polymer Chemistry at the University of Torino, Italy. His scientific activity is focused on the investigation of stability and degradation mechanisms of natural and synthetic polymers, with particular attention to the characterization of organic materials in works of art and the development of innovative conservation procedures. The problems raised in contemporary artworks by the use of modern materials like plastics or synthetic paints are one of his main interests.