Research Assistant, UCL Museums and Public Engagement
PhD candidate, UCL CEGE
Research Group: UCL Photogrammetry, 3D Imaging and Metrology Research Centre
Department : Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
CEGE, Chadwick Building
University College London
London WC1E 6BT
+44 (0)20 3108 4111
m.hess (at) ucl.ac.uk (please replace (at) with @ )
- Caputred in 3D. British Museum Magazine, Autumn 2012, p 39
- Mentioning in : Jane Insley, Picturing James Watt, The British Art Journal, Volume XI, No.3, (Spring 2011), p. 37
- A mould form of a hitherto undiscovered portrait of James Watt was scanned with the Arius3D laser scanner and prepared for 3D printing at the DMC Bartlett to produce a new bust for the Science Museum exhibition 'James Watt & Our World' - 21.02.2011
- British Library exhibition 'Growing Knowledge' is featuring 'Crossing over' by 3D Encounters - 15.02.2011
- Uni Bamberg News vom 08.05.05. Click here to see the article.
Mona Hess is based at the UCL Photogrammetry, 3D Imaging and Metrology Research Centre (UCL CEGE).
After finishing her architecture studies in Munich, Germany, in 2002 Mona enjoyed an internship in an architectural office for heritage conservation in Montreal, Canada. She left Quebec to pursue a Master’s degree in Heritage Conservation (2003-2005) in Bamberg/Germany, where she specialized subsequently as Research Assistant in CAD, 3D imaging techniques and databases especially in the field of conservation science and in architectural conservation.
Her graduate internship in 2006/07 at the Getty Conservation Institute, field projects department, in Los Angeles/USA gave her working experience in international projects by contributing to the project: Middle Eastern Geodatabase for Antiquities (MEGA) - Jordan.
Since 2008 she is working as Research Assistant for UCL
Museums and Public Engagement, and as part-time PhD at the Department for Civil,
Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, supervised by Prof. Stuart Robson.
Specialized in 3D colour imaging and
replica for museum objects she has taken on projects within University College
London (E-Curator "3D
colour scans for remote object identification and assessment", workshop ‘Life cycle of a digital object’), for museums in
London (British Museum - Solomon Islands Canoe, Science Museum, Cortauld Institute of Art) but also internationally (Università
degli studi Lecce/Italy, CULTNAT Egypt, University of Virginia/ USA).
Currently she is actively involved
with the 3DPetrie project at the UCL Petrie Museum.
- Currently MPhil/PhD student in CEGE (UCL Department for Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering)
- MA in Heritage Conservation at Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, Germany
- Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Architecture at Munich University of Technology, Germany
- Research Assistant for UCL Museums and Public Engagement
- 3D colour laser scanning of museum objects
- E-documentation of cultural heritage
- Digital archives for buildings and museum objects
- Heritage Conservation and Conservation Science
For further information click here.
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