PhD Candidate, Institute of Sustainable Heritage, UCL

Ida completed her undergraduate studies in chemical engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2017. Supervised by Dr Katherine Curran and Dr Luca Mazzei, her research focuses on developing mathematical models and computer simulations to understand degradation mechanisms in cellulose acetate and cellulose nitrate.


  • –present
    Doctoral researcher, UCL


  • 2017 
    University of Cambridge, MEng in Chemical Engineering


  • 2020
    Polymer Degradation and Stability , Are we overestimating the permanence of cellulose triacetate cinematographic films? A mathematical model for the vinegar syndrome