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Professor Alfio Parisi

Professor Alfio Parisi
Name Alfio Parisi
Position Associate Dean (Academic)
Section Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
Office G305
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2226
Extension 2226
Email
Qualifications BSc(Hons) JCU , MAppSc CQU , PhD QUT
Homepage http://eprints.usq.edu.au/view/uniqueauthor/25.html
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 029999 )
  • Atmospheric Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 040199 )

Research interests
Solar UV, Dosimetry, Specroradiometry, Physics of solar radiation

http://www.usq.edu.au/research/research-programs/engineering-sciences/solar-radiation

Industry affiliations
Member of Australian Institute of Physics
Member of Australasian Radiation Protection Society

USQ Research affiliations

  • International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (ICACS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
PHY3303 Modern Physics
PHY2206 Medical Physics

Administrative responsibilities
Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

Research most recent
Publications are available from the University ePrints sites below:
http://eprints.usq.edu.au/view/uniqueauthor/25.html

. Parisi, A.V., Downs, N. & Turner, J. 2014, “Evaluation of the cloudy sky solar UVA radiation exposures,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.138, pp.141-145.
. Igoe, D, Parisi, A.V. Carter, B, 2914 “A method for determining the dark response for scientific imaging with smartphones” Instrumental Science and Tech vol.42, pp.586-592.
. Downs, N., Parisi, A.V. & Igoe, D. 2014, “Measurements of occupational ultraviolet exposure and the implications of timetabled yard duty for school teachers in Queensland, Australia: preliminary results” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology. vol.131, pp. 84-89.
. Parisi, A.V. & Turnbull, D.J. 2014, “Shade provision for UV minimisation: a review” Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol.90, pp.479-490.
. Siani, A.M., Casale, G.R., Modesti, S., Parisi, A.V. & Colosimo, A. 2014, “Investigation on the capability of polysulphone for measuring biologically effective solar UV exposures,” Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, vol.13, pp.521-530.
. Igoe, D., Parisi, A.V. & Carter, B. 2014, “Smartphone-based Android app for determining UVA aerosol optical depth and direct UVA irradiances,” Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol.90, pp.233-237.
. Amar, A.A. & Parisi, A.V. 2013, “Optical properties of an ultra long chemical UV dosimeter based on solvent cast polyvinyl chloride (PVC)” J. Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biol. vol.128, pp.92-99.
. Amar, A. & Parisi, A.V. 2013, “Spectral response of solvent-cast polyvinyl chloride (PVC) thin film used as a long-term UV dosimeter,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.125, pp.115-120.
. Downs, N., Schouten, P.W. & Parisi, A.V. 2013 “Seasonal variations of the subsurface ultraviolet-B on an inshore Pacific coral reef ecosystem,” Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol.89, pp.1234–1243.
. Igoe, D., Parisi, A.V. & Carter, B. 2013, “Evaluating UVA aerosol optical depth using a Smartphone camera,” Photochemistry and Photobiology, DOI: 10.1111/php.12082


Research most notable
Parisi, A.V., Sabburg, J. & Kimlin, M.G. 2004, Scattered and Filtered Solar UV Measurements, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.


Publications in ePrints

Igoe, D. and Parisi, A. V. (2016) Characterisation of the corrosion of iron using a smartphone camera. Instrumentation Science & Technology, 44 (2). pp. 139-147. ISSN 1073-9149

Parisi, A. V. and Downs, N. and Igoe, D. and Turner, J. (2016) Characterization of cloud cover with a smartphone camera. Instrumentation Science and Technology, 44 (1). pp. 23-34. ISSN 1073-9149

Wainwright, L. and Parisi, A. V. and Downs, N. (2016) Dual calibrated dosimeter for simultaneous measurements of erythemal and vitamin D effective solar ultraviolet radiation. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, B: Biology, 157. pp. 15-21. ISSN 1011-1344

Parisi, A. V. and Downs, N. and Turner, J. and Amar, A. (2016) Online educative activities for solar ultraviolet radiation based on measurements of cloud amount and solar exposures. Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology B: Biology, 162. pp. 434-440. ISSN 1011-1344

Downs, Nathan and Parisi, Alfio and Galligan, Linda and Turner, Joanna and Amar, Abdurazaq and King, Rachel and Ultra, Filipina and Butler, Harry (2016) Solar radiation and the UV index: an application of numerical integration, trigonometric functions, online education and the modelling process. International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2 (1). pp. 179-189. ISSN 2148-9955

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 029999 )
  • Atmospheric Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 040199 )


Research topics