I received my undergraduate and masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Brescia, Italy, where I started being interested in multi-phase flows and heat transfer. Those two topics were the core of my PhD research, at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. My PhD research focused on developing a cooling system for micro-electronics using evaporative flows.
What does an aircraft engine have in common with a micro-chip? Their development is hampered by finding novel and smarter ways to remove heat!
My research at the Oxford Thermofluids Institute aims at developing more efficient thermal management systems for aircraft engines.
I am part of Oxford’s Women in Engineering network.