Elena Gigliarelli is a Senior Scientist at the ISPC Institute of Heritage Sciences of the CNR National Research Council Italy where she leads the BHiLAB – Built Heritage Innovation Laboratory.
Relationship with DARIAH
In 2018, Elena became actively involved in Research Infrastructures in Italy, with the project DARIAH-IT “Developing nAtional and Regional Infrastructural nodes of dAriaH in ITaly”, acting as Head of the Node of the Naples Research Unit. She also participated at the Italian DARIAH project “Operational plan for strengthening the human capital of research infrastructures as part of the Extract Plan” funded by the “Research and Innovation 2015-2017 National Research Infrastructure Program”.
Together with Georgios Artopoulos, Elena is responsible for the activities of VCC3 and its related Working Groups. As a VCC Head, she will also represent her VCC in DARIAH’s Joint Research Committee. VCC3 on Scholarly Content Management deals with the various stages of the scholarly content life cycle through to the pooling of scholarly digital resources.
About Elena Gigliarelli
Elena earned a master’s degree in Architecture, with a specialization in restoration of monuments at Sapienza University. She joined the National Research Council in 1991, where, from the beginning, she has been promoting, developing and coordinating national and international projects for the protection and enhancement of built heritage. Her research objective is to integrate the application and development of new diagnostic techniques with the conservation design strategies for a comprehensive model of knowledge and conservation of built heritage. The focus of her research is on the adaptation of architectural heritage with technological interventions to improve levels of living comfort and energy efficiency.
Her research interests include digital humanities, research infrastructures, digital architecture and digital twins, ICT tools for architecture and archeology: 3D-GIS and HBIM applications, restoration, 3D survey and 3D reconstruction methodology, computer science and multimedia solutions applied to Cultural Heritage.