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ORTOLANO Gaetano

born on 01/24/1974 in Palermo

Married with two children

Affiliated next to the Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Tel.: 0957195754;

Fax: 0957195760; E-Mail: ortolano@unict.it

 

Academic position:

Senior Researcher

 

Scientific Disciplinary Sector:

Geo-07-Petrology and Petrography

 

Academic titles:

° PhD in Petrology and Petrography (10/06/2004) –  Catania University

° Master degree in Geological Sciences  (24/03/2000) – Catania University  (110/110 cum laude)

 

 Teaching activity:

  • Petrochemistry(2003/20

    04) – Master degree in Geological Sciences – Calabria University
  • Cristallography (2005/2006; 2006/2007)-Degree in Cultural Heritage – University of Catania
  • Mineralogy Lab. (2009-2010) – Degree in Geological Sciences – University of Catania
  • Matamorphic Geology with field investigations (2009/in itinere) – Master degree in Geological Sciences – University of Catania
  • Informatics and GIS applications (2016/in itinere) - Degree in Geological Sciences – University of Catania

 

 

Research activity:

  • Reconstruction of thermobaric evolution of metamorphic rocks via thermodynamic modeling
  • Construction of geopetrological and Geological-Structural maps performing new GIS-based platform applications
  • Microstructural analysis of mylonitic rocks
  • Developing of new analytical methods for X-ray multispectral image analysis of minerals and rocks