First NameGregorio
Last NameDal Sasso


  • 2015: PhD in Earth Sciences (University of Padova, IT)
  • 2011: M.Sc. in Science and Technology for Archaeological and Artistic Heritage (University of Padova, IT)
  • 2008: B.Sc. in Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage (University of Padova, IT)


  • Nanomaterials characterization through X-ray scattering techniques
  • Compositional, structural and micro-structural analyses of materials through X-ray diffraction, mass spectrometry, spectroscopic and microscopic techniques
  • Archaeometry and analyses on cultural heritage materials  


  • Since 07/2020: Researcher at the Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, National Research Council of Italy.
  • 06/2020 -06/2020: Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, IT). Project: Experimental characterization and structural modelling of amorphous and nanocrystalline phases by total scattering techniques.
  • 09/2019 – 01/2020: Research contract (Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, IT). Project: Total scattering experiment on materials for cementitious formulations.
  • 07/2017 – 06/2019: Senior Postdoctoral Fellow (Institute of Crystallography, National Research Council of Italy). Project: Romancing the stone: size-controlled HYdroxyaPATItes for sustainable Agriculture (HYPATIA).
  • 07/2016 – 06/2017: Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, IT). Project: Mineralogical and chemical analyses of inorganic materials and stabilized soils.
  • 06/2015 – 05/2016: Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, IT). Project: Mineralogical and chemical study of inorganic materials.   


  • Dal Sasso, G.; Dalconi, M.C.; Ferrari, G.; Pedersen, J.S.; Tamburini, S.; Bertolotti, F.; Guagliardi, A.; Bruno, M.; Valentini, L.; Artioli, G. An Atomistic Model Describing the Structure and Morphology of Cu-Doped C-S-H Hardening Accelerator Nanoparticles. Nanomaterials 2022, 12, 342.
  • On the amorphous layer in bone mineral and biomimetic apatite: a combined small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering analysis. Bertolotti F., Carmona, F. J., Dal Sasso, G., Ramírez-Rodríguez, G. B., Delgado-López, J. M., Pedersen, J. S., Ferri, F., Masciocchi, N., Guagliardi, A., 2021. Acta Biomater., 120, 167-180.
  • The role of nanoparticle structure and morphology in the dissolution kinetics and nutrient release of nitrate-doped calcium phosphate nanofertilizers. Carmona, F.J., Dal Sasso, G., Bertolotti, F., Ramírez-Rodríguez, G.B., Delgado-López, J.M., Pedersen, J.S., Masciocchi, N., Guagliardi, A., 2020. Sci. Rep. 10, 12396.  
  • A universal curve of apatite crystallinity for the assessment of bone integrity and preservation. Dal Sasso, G., Asscher, Y., Angelini, I., Nodari, L., Artioli, G., 2018. Sci. Rep. 8, 12025.  
  • Radiocarbon dating reveals the timing of formation and development of pedogenic calcium carbonate concretions in Central Sudan during the Holocene. Dal Sasso, G., Zerboni, A., Maritan, L., Angelini, I., Compostella, C., Usai, D., Artioli, G., 2018. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 238, 16–35.