Marialuisa Gentile joined the School of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering of the University of Manchester in the middle of 2011, after working as process engineer.
Marialuisa Gentiles research interests centre in the relationship between manufacturing techniques and the physical and chemical properties of materials. She has extensively investigated the properties of silicon carbide (SiC) ceramic matrix composite. The current research project involves the development of an innovative joining technique of SiC.
After completing a BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Univeristy of Palermo, Marialuisa obtained a PhD from the Corrosion and Protection Centre of the University of Manchester. Marialuisa is a member of the European Ceramics Society and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).