Stefania DE MEDICI

Associate Professor of Architectural technology [ICAR/12]

Arch.D. (1995), Ph.D. in Building and Environmental Rehabilitation (2000).
Associate Professor of Technology of Architecture, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture DICAR, University of Catania since 2015 [qualified as full professor, National Scientific Qualification, sector 08/C1 - Design and Technological Project of Architecture in 2018].
Member of the Advisory Board in the Ph.D. Course in Assessment and mitigation of urban and land risks, University of Catania (2017-).
Member of the ANVUR Working Group on Scientific Journals, Area 08 (2020-2023), member of the ANVUR Evaluation Experts Register, Scientific Expert Profile for University Accrediting (2019-) and member of the digital register Cineca-Reprise, MIUR (2010-).

Member of ICOMOS Italia (2018-), ISCEC (2020-), Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development (2020-).

Editor in Chief of the book series “Rehabilitation, Maintenance and Innovation for the built environment”, Publisher: La Scuola di Pitagora, Naples, since 2017. Member of the Steering Editorial Committee, Green Lines Bookseries on Heritage Studies, ISSN: 2184-8017, Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, Portugal, since 2020.
Currently teaching in the Master Programme in Architecture, University of Catania (2003-). Substitute professor at the University of Naples “Federico II” (2005-2012). Teacher and supervisor in post-graduate courses, tutor for postgraduate training at the Sicily Region (2020-2021).
Visiting Scholar at the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University in 2018 and the Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas, Universidad de Granada in 2019.
Author of about 120 publications, among which 2 books, international and national essays and articles, focusing research on adaptive reuse as an enhancement strategy and efficiency improvement in management and maintenance. Co-Inventor of the Patent “System for planning and controlling maintenance in a building space” (2012), selected for the InnovAgorà 2019 national patent exhibition.

In 2021, she was awarded the STEAMiamoci prize in ITWIIN 2021, a national competition awarding the professional achievements of creative women active in the fields of research, technology transfer and innovative enterprise.

N.B. the number of publications can affect the loading time of the information

Academic Year 2021/2022

Academic Year 2020/2021

Academic Year 2019/2020

Academic Year 2018/2019

Academic Year 2017/2018

Academic Year 2016/2017

Academic Year 2015/2016

The research is consistent with the main topics of the Technological Design of Architecture and is focused on innovation in the enhancement and management of the built environment.


1. the adaptive reuse of buildings as an enhancement strategy;

2. quality and efficiency in building maintenance and management.