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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 T414
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
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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

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

Excellence in Teaching University of Southern Queensland award 2007

Citation from Carrick Institute in 2007 for the development of curricula, imaginative resources and teaching and learning scholarship that enhance life-long undergraduate and postgraduate learning in Physics

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
30 Years

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

Research most recent
Full list of publications are available from the University ePrints site below:
http://eprints.usq.edu.au/view/uniqueauthor/25.html

. Igoe, D. P. and Amar, A. and Parisi, A. V. and Turner, J. (2017) Characterisation of a smartphone image sensor response to direct solar 305 nm irradiation at high air masses. Science of the Total Environment, 587-588. pp. 407-413. ISSN 0048-9697
. 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

Downs, Nathan J. and Axelsen, Taryn and Schouten, Peter and Igoe, Damien P. and Parisi, Alfio V. and Vanos, Jennifer (2019) Biologically effective solar ultraviolet exposures and the potential skin cancer risk for individual gold medalists of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. Temperature. pp. 1-20. ISSN 2332-8940

Parisi, Alfio V. and Amar, Abdurazaq and Downs, Nathan J. and Igoe, Damien P. and Harrison, Simone L. and Turner, Joanna (2019) Development of a model for calculating the solar ultraviolet protection factor of small to medium sized built shade structure. Building and Environment, 147. pp. 415-421. ISSN 0360-1323

Dexter, Ben and King, Rachel and Harrison, Simone L. and Parisi, Alfio V. and Downs, Nathan J. (2018) A pilot observational study of environmental summertime health risk behaviour in central Brisbane, Queensland: opportunities to raise sun protection awareness in Australia’s Sunshine State. Photochemistry and Photobiology. ISSN 0031-8655

Deo, Ravinesh C. and Downs, Nathan J. and Adamowski, Jan F. and Parisi, Alfio V. (2018) Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System integrated with solar zenith angle for forecasting sub-tropical photosynthetically active radiation. Food and Energy Security, 8 (1).

Igoe, Damien P. and Parisi, Alfio V. and Amar, Abdurazaq and Downs, Nathan J. and Turner, Joanna (2018) Atmospheric total ozone column evaluation with a smartphone image sensor. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39 (9). pp. 2766-2783. ISSN 0143-1161

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