Antonio Ravaglioli obtained a degree in industrial from Bologna University. He serves as the Director of Research at the Italian National Research Council (CNR), and he develops his activity on traditional ceramics with particular reference to ancient ceramics (archaeometry), but in the last 30 years, he focused to bioceramics especially ceramics for medical applications. He is particularly devoted to science and technology of materials. He performed research in interface property control (solid state reactions and processing microstructural characteristics), environmental effects in ceramics, structural ceramics (traditional and advanced). He has published over 400 publications in the ceramic field in specialist European and non-European periodicals, seven volumes on ceramic raw materials, two books on ancient ceramics, two books on bioceramics in Italian and in English. He (co)authored more than 450 communications at national and international meetings.
Biography Updated on 1 June 2011