Elisa is research fellow in the field of Restauration at the Department of Civil-Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Cagliari. She is a Conservator of Architectural and Environmental Heritage, holds a PhD in Civil Engineering and Architecture (in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh – Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies), and is Specialist in Architectural and Landscape Heritage (University of Naples Federico II). Also, Elisa is author of publications on the protection, conservation, and enhancement of the historical-architectural heritage, with particular attention to heritage in the state of ruination, the restoration of archaeological monuments and the reuse of military complexes, both nationally and internationally.