Mario Santana Quintero

Historic Preservation


Ph.D. (Architecture: conservation), R. Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium.

Currently assistant professor at the R. Lemaire Centre for Conservation, University of Leuven, Professor at the University of Applied Sciences St. Lieven and lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the Vice President of the ICOMOS Scientific Committee on Heritage Documentation (CIPA) and executive officer of the Virtual Systems and Multimedia Society. Since 1997, he has participated as Cultural Heritage documentation consultant at UNESCO, World Monuments Fund, Getty Conservation Institute, UNDP, ICCROM, Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, Welfare Association, and the Petra National Trust. The projects have been carried out in Afghanistan, Belgium, China, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, India, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Sudan, the Sultanate of Oman, Syria, United Arab Emirates, USA and Yemen.

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