Satoko Tanimoto, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Satoko received her Ph.D. from the University College London (UCL) while a research associate at the Victoria and Albert Museum. She was then an A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Conservation Science at the British Museum, followed by research and lecturing positions at the Imperial College London and the Courtauld Institute of Art. Satoko brings a wealth of academic and research experience to SAFA, and is an expert on the application of scientific methods to the study of artwork, including Raman spectroscopy and X-ray Fluorescence.