- B.S. Geology, Haverford College, Pennsylvania, USA
- M.S. Geology, University of California, Davis, USA
- Ph.D. Geology, University of California, Davis, USA
Areas of Expertise
Materials science applied to art, archaeology, architecture and archives; Interdisciplinary projects in art conservation and heritage science
Selected Research and Publications
- Wensen Ma,, Oliver Cossairt, Xiang Huang, Marc Walton, Greg Bearman, and Eric Doehne, 2015, Crowd-sourced Mobile Phone Images for Heritage Conservation Monitoring, Digital Heritage 2015, Granada, Spain. Link.
- Marcello Manfredi, Greg Bearman, Greg Williamson, Dale Kronkright, Eric Doehne, Megan Jacobs, Emilio Marengo, 2014, A new quantitative method for the non-invasive documentation of morphological damage in paintings using RTI surface normals, Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 14(7), 12271-12284. Link.
- Gregory Bearman, Eric Doehne, Jon Voss, Kim Merrill, Rohitashwa Bagaria, 2013, Citizen Science and Mobile Phone Cameras as Tools for Monitoring World Heritage. In Built Heritage 2013 -Monitoring Conservation Management. Edited by: Lucia Toniolo and Maurizio Boriani. The Center for the Conservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage Milan: Politecnico di Milano. Link.
- Greg Bearman, Eric Doehne, Luther Beegle, William Hug, Ray Reid, Rohit Bhartia, 2013, Remote Detection of Biofilms on Stone. In Built Heritage 2013 - Monitoring Conservation Management. Edited by: Lucia Toniolo and Maurizio Boriani. The Center for the Conservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage Milan: Politecnico di Milano. Link.
- Eric Doehne & Clifford Price, 2010, Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research, 2nd Edition, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 180 p.November 2010.
- Doehne, Eric. Salt Weathering: A Selective Review. 2002 Geological Society Special Publication (205), p. 51-64.
- Rodriguez-Navarro, C., Doehne, Eric. "How Does Sodium Sulfate Crystallize? Implications for the Decay and Testing of Building Materials." 2000 Cement and Concrete Research 30 (10), p. 1527-1534.
- Rodriguez-Navarro, C., Doehne, Eric. "Salt Weathering: Influence of Evaporation Rate, Supersaturation and Crystallization Pattern." 1999 Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 24 (2-3), p. 191-209.
- Doehne, Eric. "A New Correction Method for High-resolution Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analyses in the Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope." 1997 Scanning Journal 19 (2), p. 75-78.
Eric Doehne is a heritage scientist specializing in historic materials, such as ancient pigments, ceramics and stone. He is a materials scientist who has analyzed the preservation and technology of Dead Sea scrolls, the Sistine Chapel, Laetoli Footprints (3.6 mya), and the First Photograph (1826). A staff scientist and consultant for the Getty for many years, in 2012, Dr. Doehne was the International Chair for the PATRIMA project in French cultural heritage preservation. Since 2011, he has developed six interdisciplinary courses at the intersection of art and science, heritage and legacy. His most recent course, Capturing Art: Digital Preservation and Analysis in 100 objects, is a Mellon-funded Digital Humanities course for Fall, 2017.
- Art Conservation 110: Artists’ Materials—Ancient and Modern (Fall 2011; Fall 2013, Fall 2016)
- Art Conservation 125: Preserving Cultural Landscapes (Spring 2016)
- Art Conservation 115: Art Forensics: Plunder, Fakes and Crime (Fall 2014)
- Art Conservation 101: Introduction to Art Conservation (Spring 2011; Fall 2012)
- Art Conservation 120: Global Tourism and Preservation Technology (Fall 2011; Fall 2015)