2.6.1. Pre-university students mentored (2012-today): 227

Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media

2014 Nanyang Research Programme – Enrichment Programme for Secondary Schools (Li Ziyue and Liu Yanru, Raffles Girls’ Secondary School). ADM01 (Research Project on Maritime Heritage in Singapore).

“Methoni&Koroni Experiential Field Trip” (2012-2015), an introductory 5-day course for secondary school students from Verona (Italy). The school was based in Methoni of Messenia (Peloponnese, Greece) and provided to the students an experiential full immersion in interdisciplinary investigations related to the castles of Methoni and Koroni. – Consultant, guest teacher, and author of the text book for the secondary school “Liceo Fracastoro” of Verona, which is leading the project “Antica Messene” (Italian Ministry of Education special fund) with the aim to let high school students experience academic research, organising an annual 5-day training in Methoni (followed by one week in Ancient Messene) for about 45 students per year.

“Athens” (2016-today), an introductory 5-day course for secondary school students from Verona and Venice (Italy). The school is based in Athens (Greece) and provides to the students an experiencial full immersion in interdisciplinary investigations related to the Acropolis of Athens from Classical Antiquity to today. – Consultant, guest teacher, and author of the teaching materials (book chapters and journal articles) for the secondary schools “Liceo Fracastoro” of Verona and “Liceo Marco Polo” of Venice (Italy), which are leading the project “Antica Messene” (Italian Ministry of Education special fund) with the aim to let high school students experience academic research, organising an annual 5-day training in Athens (followed by one week in Ancient Messene) for about 45 students per year.

2.6.2. Volunteer Civil Servants mentored (2006-2007): 4

Ravenna (Venetian Chronicles Lab – Department of Histories and Methods for Cultural Heritage Conservation of the University of Bologna). Instructor of the 50-hour course on “Venetian historiography as a cultural testimony of active citizenship” organised for civil servant volunteers (Italian Law 64/2001 in the field of cultural heritage. – Link to http://www.arciserviziocivile.it/

2.6.3. BA Theses (2002-2008): 4 as Principal Supervisor

University of Bologna (Italy), Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation

Andrea Mistretta, Operatori geometrici dello scafo nella tradizione di Trapani e in Michele da Rodi: un’indagine esemplare [Geometric operators of the hull in the tradition of Trapani and Michael of Rhodes: a case study], Laurea thesis in Naval Architecture, AY 2007/2008. Principal Advisor: Adjunct Prof. Marco Bonino. – Co-Supervisor of a thesis comparing the twentieth century and fifteenth century shipbuilding traditions and hull geometric operators.

Salvatore La Mantia, Il dromone (VII-X secolo). Ipotesi ricostruttiva [The Byzantine Dromon (Seventh-Tenth Centuries). A hypothesis of reconstruction], Laurea Thesis in History of Byzantine Maritime Heritage, AY 2007/2008. – Principal Supervisor.

Laura Caruso, Il relitto “A” di Lido Signorino (Marsala, Sicilia). Ipotesi ricostruttiva [The wreck “A” of Lido Signorino (Marsala, Italy). A hypothesis of reconstruction], Laurea Thesis in History of Byzantine Maritime Heritage, AY 2007/2008. – Principal Supervisor.

Ugo Gallone, Il Museo Navale dell’Egeo in Mykonos [The Aegean Sea Naval Museum in the Island of Mykonos, Cyclads, Greece], Laurea Thesis in History of Byzantine Maritime Heritage, AY 2006/2007. – Principal Supervisor.

Margherita Malaguti, Fumetti? Le scritture parlanti nella pittura tra ’200 e ’400. L’esempio delle raccolte e delle chiese bolognesi [Comics? The ‘speech scrolls’ in painting between Thirteenth ans Fifteenth Centuries. The example of the collections and churches of Bologna], Laurea Thesis in Palaeography and Diplomatics, AY 2006/2007. – Principal Supervisor.

2.6.4. FYP Undergraduate (2015-today): 4

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), School of Computer Science and Engineering

Jolinda Soh Sing En, The integration of 1457 world map and Bing Maps in WordPress, 2016 FYP. Principal supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Gao Cong. Co-Supervisor at Microsoft Research: Dr. Lin Chi-Yew. Content provider Dr. Angelo Cattaneo (1457 map edition). Link: https://repository.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10356/66524 – NTU Co-Supervisor.

Kieran Yio Pei Teck, The integration of 1457 world map and Bing Maps in WordPress, 2016 FYP. Principal supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Gao Cong. Co-Supervisor at Microsoft Research: Dr. Lin Chi-Yew. Content provider Dr. Angelo Cattaneo (1457 map edition). Link: https://repository.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10356/66524 – NTU Co-Supervisor.

Ker Min Jie, Designing a web platform for academic research on premodern world maps and chronicles, 2018 FYP. Principal supervisor: Prof. Gao Cong. Content provider Andrea Nanetti. Link: https://repository.ntu.edu.sg/handle/10356/76155 – NTU Co-Supervisor.

Vu Nguyen Khoi, Historical Agent-Based Model and Simulation, 2018 FYP (Hanoi University of Science, Faculty of Physics. Principal supervisor: Cheong Siew Ann (at NTU). Content provider Andrea Nanetti. – NTU Co-Supervisor.

2.6.5 Undergraduate Internships (2016-today): 1

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), School of Computer Science and Engineering

Chen Hailin, Engineering Historical Memory and Microsoft Knowledge Explorer, Dec. 2016-Jan. 2017, Microsoft Research Beijing. Principal supervisor: Dr. Lin Chin-Yew (Microsoft Research Beijing). – NTU-Supervisor and content provider.

2.6.6. Other Undergraduate Mentoring (2014-today): 43

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), School of Art, Design and Media

2016 (Fall Semester) Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, University Scholars Programme (USP), Directed Research Project in Social Sciences on “How Music Preference Relates to Personality Types” (Supervisor Asst. Prof. PerMagnus Lindborg) – Advisory Faculty Member. The USP is an interdisciplinary programme that provides an intellectually stimulating environment for the best students in Nanyang Technological University – http://scholars.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/default.aspx – 1 student

2016 ADM Founding Mentoring – Since July 2016 exempted from the duty, for being Associate Chair (Research).

2015 ADM Foundation Mentoring – G6 (with Assoc. Prof. Michael Walsh). – 21 students.

2014 ADM Foundation Mentoring – G6 (with Assoc. Prof. Michael Walsh). – 21 students.

2.6.7. Royal College of Art/Imperial College. Global-Innovation-Design-Programme Exchange Students (2017-today)

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), School of Art, Design and Media

Alexander Edward Davies and Johannes Michael Mutter, Augmented Thinking. Thinking Augmentedly, Oct.-Dec. 2017. Mentor: Assoc. Prof. Vladimir Todorovic. – Co-Mentor of the research project. As for the RCA/Imperial GID Programme see https://www.rca.ac.uk/schools/school-of-design/global-innovation-design/

2.6.8. MA Theses (2001-today): 1 as Principal Supervisor

University of Bologna (Italy), Faculty of Cultural Heritage Conservation

Ugo Gallone, Trapani gotica [Gothic Trapani], Master degree thesis in Medieval History of the City and the Territory, AY 2009/2010. Principal Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Raffaele Savigni. – Co-Advisor of a thesis surveying the Gothic artistic, documentary, and architectural heritage in Trapani (Sicily).

Paola Abbruzzetti, Le mura del castello di Methoni (Grecia): aspetti storico-artistici del tratto primigenio e caratterizzazione tecnico-conservativa dei materiali [The walls of the castle of Methoni (Greece): historical and artistic aspects of the earliest phases and technical-conservative characterization of materials], Master degree thesis in Conservation and Treatment of Materials, AY 2002/2003. Principal Advisor: Adjunct Prof. Giancarlo Lanterna. – Co-Advisor of a thesis investigating the construction methods of the earliest parts of the Methoni Castle (Southern Peloponnese, Greece).

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), School of Art, Design and Media

* ONG Thian Chai Nicholas, Artificial Lighting Design for Paintings in Indoor Settings (started in Aug. 2015, submitted in August 2017, thesis examination successfully completed on 21 March 2018, degree awarden on 19 April 2018). – Principal Supervisor (with Assoc. Prof. Cesare Soci as co-supervisor).

Kong Wen Da Gideon, Alternative, Artistic, and Critical Dimensions of Graphic Design: Examining the Research and Practices of Dexter Sinister, Daniel Eatock, and Sulki & Min (started in Jan. 2017, to be submitted in __ 20__). Principal Supervisor: Danne Ojeda Hernandez. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (27 August 2018).

Tan Peng Chai Adrian, Re(mapping) Artistic Interventions in Public Space of the City of Singapore: A study of The Artists Village from 1988 to 2018 (started in Jan. 2017, to be submitted in _______ 20__). Principal Supervisor: Sophie Goltz. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (24 August 2018).

Tengku Kamiliah Benti Tengku Bahdar, Microresidences in Bali, Indonesia: Structures and Conditions of and for Artistic Production (started in Aug. 2015, submitted in August 2017). Principal Supervisor: Ute Meta Bauer. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (23 Sept. 2016).

Muhammad Faisal Bin Husni, The Grave That Became A Shrine: An Art Historical Research into Keramat Grave Worship in Singapore (started in Aug. 2016, to be submitted in July 2018). Principal Supervisor: Sujatha Meegama. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (29 May 2017).

Peh YangYu, The Making of ‘Kusu Island’: Deconstructing an Illustrated Folktale from Singapore (started in Aug. 2016, to be submitted in July 2018). Principal Supervisor: Sujatha Meegama. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (22 May 2017).

Hong Grace, Presenting Southeast Asian Art: The Role of Exhibitions (started in Aug. 2016, to be submitted in July 2018). Principal Supervisor: Lim Michelle. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (28 Aug. 2017).

Muhammad Jailani bin Abu Talib, Gestalt Analysis of ‘Wiraism’ in ‘Puteri Gunung Ledang’ (2004) (started in Aug. 2015, submitted in August 2017, thesis examination successfully completed on 22 December 2017). Principal Supervisor: Wong Chen-Hsi. – Internal Examiner of the Thesis examination (by Oct. 21, 2017).

Xiamen University (Fujian, Xiamen), Department of Architecture

MA in Architecture. – Member of the Advisory Committee of the mid-term research projects (November 6 – March 18, 2016). Reviewer of the projects presentations (March 1, 2016).

Tongji University (Shanghai), Department of Architecture

MA in Architecture of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. – Member of the Advisory Committee of the mid-term research projects (November 6 – March 18, 2016). Reviewer of the projects presentations (March 4, 2016).

2.6.9. PhD Dissertations (2013-today): 4 as Principal Supervisor

Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media

* Liu DanYun, Maps as Knowledge Aggregators. Old and New Maritime Silk Roads as a case study (started on 21 Jan. 2016, thesis submitted on __ ____ 2020, defended on __ ____ 2020, degree awarded on _ __ 2020). – Principal Supervisor (with Siew Ann Cheong as co-supervisor, Angelo Cattaneo and Kristy Kang as members of the Thesis Advisory Committee, external and internal respectively).

* Achnas Nan Triveni, Shadows of the Past. Re-imagining the Essay Form in Wayang and Film (started on 4 Aug. 2014 with Kenneth Feinstein, supervisor, and Heitor Capuzzo, co-supervisor, thesis submitted on __ ____ 2018, defended on __ ____ 2018, degree awarded on _ __ 2018). – Principal Supervisor from August 23, 2016 onward (with Ben Shedd as co-supervisor, Kenneth Feinstein and Mark Hobert as external members of the Thesis Advisory Committee)

* Luo Shen Shen, Animated Installations for Immersive Spaces in China. Developing a Design Process to Enhance Cultural Heritage Experiences (started on ___ Aug. 2014, thesis submitted on 26 July 2018, defended on 28 November 2018, degree awarded on 31 January 2019). – Principal Supervisor (with Ben Shedd as co-supervisor, Scott Lukas and Vibeke Sorensen as members of the Thesis Advisory Committee, external and internal respectively).

* Peer Sathikh, Cogito, Intelligo, Efficio. A Study into the Relationships between Creativity and Innovation (started on 14 Jan. 2013 with Heitor Capuzzo, thesis submitted on __ ____ 2019, defended on __ ____ 2019, degree awarded on _ __ 2019). – Principal Supervisor from March 15, 2017 onward (with Arcot Desai Narasimhalu as co-supervisor untill ________, Chen Chun-Hsien and Ben Shedd as members of the Thesis Advisory Committee, external and internal respectively).

Su Hing Leng Ryan, An Art-Related Dispute Resolution Framework for Singapore (started on 9 Jan. 2017, thesis submitted on __ ____ 2020, defended on __ ____ 2020, degree awarded on _ __ 2020). Principal Supervisor: Ute Meta Bauer. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (21 August 2018 and 10 October 2018).

Ranjan Satapathy, Gauging Online Public Opinion (started on 9 Jan. 2017, thesis submitted on __, defended on __, degree awarded on ____). Principal Supervisor: Erik Cambria. – Member of the Thesis Advisory Committee (since Sept. 2017), external examiner of the Qualifying Exam Panel (8 October 2018).

Liu YaJing, Re-imagining Chinese Landscape: Visualizing Cultural Memory in Contemporary Photography (started on 4 Aug. 2014, thesis submitted on 15 Aug. 2018, defended on __ ____ 2018, degree awarded on _ __ 2018). Principal Supervisor: Oh Soon-Hwa. – Chair of the Qualifying Exam Panel (27 Jan. 2016).

Ang Chin-Siew, Enunciabilities Below the Waterline: Reassessing Singapore’s Raffles Museum, 1823-1955 (started on 4 Aug. 2014, thesis submitted on 15 Aug. 2018, defended on __ ____ 2018, degree awarded on _ __ 2018). Principal Supervisor: Goh Geok Yan. – Member of the Thesis Advisory Committee (since 29 Jan. 2015), External Examiner of the Qualifying Exam Panel (21 Jan. 2016), and Member of the Oral Defence Panel (__ January 2019).

Iola Lenzi, Vu Dan Tan and Early Contemporary Art in Hanoi (started on 12 Jan. 2015, thesis submitted on __ ____ 2018, defended on __ ____ 2018, degree awarded on _ __ 2018). Principal Supervisor: Sujatha Meegama. Co-Supervisor: Nora Taylor. – Member of the Thesis Advisory Committee (since July 2015).

Yu MengTing, “A Talented and Decorative Group”: A Re-examination of London’s Women Artists, c. 1900-1914 (started on 5 Aug. 2013, thesis submitted on 27 July 2017, defended on 13 February 2018, degree awarded on 21 March 2018). Principal Supervisor: Michael Walsh. – Member of the Thesis Advisory Committee (since Sept. 2014), Internal Examiner of the Qualifying Exam Panel (23 Jan. 2015), Internal Examiner of the Thesis examination (Oct. 3, 2017-Jan. 25, 2018) and Internal Examiner of the Oral Examination (Feb. 13, 2018).

Carlos Jaramillo, Famagusta, Cyprus: A Third Way in Cultural Heritage (started on 23 Aug. 2012, thesis submitted on 15 December 2014, defended on 10 April 2015, degree awarded on 7 May 2015). Principal Supervisor: Michael Walsh. – Internal Examiner of the Qualifying Exam Panel (7 May, 2013).

PoliMi (Politecnico di Milano/Milan Polytechnic University), Dipartimento di Design/Department of Design

Lucie Decker, Iconic Textiles and Cultural Coordinates. Relationship Between Art and Design for the Valorization of Transcultural Characters in the Textile Field (started in the AY 2013-2014, defended on 23 February 2018). Principal Supervisor: Raffaella Trocchianesi. Co-Supervisor: Federica Vacca. – Effective Member of the Examination Board for the final PhD Exam in Design (23 February 2018) with Prof. Dijon De Moraes Júnior (Rector of the Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) Dr. Manuela Celi (Asst. Prof. at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy) Dr. Giampaolo Proni (Asst. Prof. at the Università di Bologna, Italy) (23 February 2018).

Felipe Domingues Machado Melo, Pragmatism within Design Practices: Proposal of Paradigm Shift in Design Semiotics Research (started in the AY 2013-2014, defended on 23 February 2018). Principal Supervisor: Salvatore Zingale. – Effective Member of the Examination Board for the final PhD Exam in Design, with Prof. Dijon De Moraes Júnior (Rector of the Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) Dr. Manuela Celi (Asst. Prof. at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy) Dr. Giampaolo Proni (Asst. Prof. at the Università di Bologna, Italy) (23 February 2018).

2.6.10. Postdoctoral Research Programmes (2012-today): 1

Ionian University (Corfu, Greece) and Archivio di Stato di Venezia (Italy)

Romina Tsakiri, ‘History of social violence in Crete and the Ionian islands during the early modern and modern period (15th-18th cent.)’ – Principal Supervisor at the Ionian University (Corfu, Greece): Nikolaos Karapidakis (Prof. of History of the Medieval West and transfer of Western ideals to the Eastern Mediterranean) in teh framework of the Operational Programme “Education and Lifelong Learning” co-funded by the European Union (European Social Fund, NSRF 2007-2013–Programme for Development) and the Greek Ministry of Education and Religion Affairs–Secretariat General for Research and Technology, Supporting Postdoctoral Researchers (2012-2015) – (17 Jan. 2012 – 17 Jan. 2014). – Co-Supervisor.