Research projects

The group has completed research projects and collaborations in the following areas / topics:

  • NanoHeritage: tailored nanoparticle-M(OH)2 coatings for preserving Cultural Heritage materials (2019-2022)
  • Use of nanoparticles to preserve lime paintings in the Atrio Building, Roman Forum of Cartagena (open)
  • Marès Stone Characterisation – Fortified Wall of Dalt Vila, Ibiza, Word Heritage site of UNESCO (2019-2020)
  • Non-destructive characterisation of heritage materials from La Alhambra, Granada (2017-2020)
  • Characterisation and consolidation of medieval arab remains in San Esteban, Murcia (2018-2020)
  • Cements and Concrete made with Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM). Behaviour, properties and radiological characterisation, Instituto Eduardo Torroja, CSIC (2016-2019)
  • Rheology of alkaline cement and concrete. Scientific and technological basis for optimisation and standardisation, CSIC (2015-2018)
  • Use of nanoparticles in consolidating calcarenitic rocks in the Roman Theatre of Cartagena (2015-2016)
  • Characterisation of paint coatings in the historical Isaac Peral Submarine (125th anniversary of the invention) (2013-2014)
  • Development of one-coat rendering mortars compatible with External Thermal Insulation Composites Systems (ETICS) (2005-2008)
  •  Synthesis of alkyl-celluloses for mortars and cement-based formulations (2000-2002)