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Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2021

DSA Seminar Series: 'Surface Metrology and Data Analytics Applied to Modern Asian Lacquer Surfaces' - April 1

Please join us for the next presentation in the Data Science and Analytics Spring 2021 Seminar Series, "Surface Metrology and Data Analytics Applied to Modern Asian Lacquer Surfaces," presented by Patrick Ravines, professor and director of Buffalo State College's Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department, and H. David Sheets, professor of physics at Canisius College, on Thursday, April 1, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Talking Points

  • Explanation of surface metrology and how it can benefit art and cultural heritage conservation
  • Overview of Asian lacquers chemical composition and impact on surface texture and aging 
  • Data from Asian lacquer panels using metrology and confocal microscopy 
  • Extracting patterns in surface texture using mathematical and statistical models 

Please join the session through Zoom.
Meeting ID: 826 3697 2415
Passcode: 972759

Submitted by: Heather M. Campbell
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Monday, March 29, 2021
Thursday, April 1, 2021