MSc. Alba Espina García

Graduated (Bachelor of Arts) in Conservation and Restoration of Culture Heritage at Escuela Superior de Arte del Principado de Asturias (ESAPA), Spain (2014).

MSc degree in Science and Technology of Materials at University of Oviedo, Spain (2016). Short-term study/research stay (3 months, 2016) at Instituto de Estructura de la Materia, CSIC (Madrid), Spain. It was concerned on developing the Master thesis project: Vibrational characterization of synthetic pigments of historical interest to the cultural heritage by spectroscopic techniques based on non-destructive optical plasmonic effects.

Since November 2016, the intern at Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences, P. J. Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia. She is working on the project focused on the black inks and their non-invasive Raman and SERS analysis under supervision of dr. Jurasekova.