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Ana Martins

Conservation Scientist
New York, New York
Ana Martins is a Conservation Scientist working in the MoMA Conservation Department since 2008. She has a degree and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Oporto in Portugal where she taught Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis as a Professor of the Faculty of Science. She collaborates with members of the Conservation Department to preserve, examine, and interpret objects in the Museum’s collection of modern & contemporary art. Her work involves the characterization of organic, inorganic, and fabricated materials used by artists employing advanced instrumental laboratory techniques and chemometrics methods. She is also in charge of the monitoring of environmental conditions in storage locations and galleries and advises on conditions for the safe storage, display and travel of museum objects.