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Doctor Ilaria Corni

Dr Ilaria Corni

Principal Enterprise Fellow

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Ilaria Corni, Senior Consultant and Head of Operations, joined nC2 Engineering Consultancy in 2016. With a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) and a PhD in materials science from Imperial College London, she joined the University of Southampton as a researcher in 2009. Ilaria heads up the industrial research and also uses her skills and expertise to project manage several projects for external clients.

About nC2 Engineering Consultancy

We are a team within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (FEPS) at the University of Southampton. We have been providing consultancy services for customers seeking solutions in the fields of tribology, surface science and materials engineering since Oct 2015.

As a Consultancy Unit within the University of Southampton, our core staff of professional engineers harness state-of-the-art test and analysis facilities. We have the agility and expertise to design each project individually to meet your requirements drawing upon internationally recognised academic experts as needed.

We can simulate abrasive, corrosive or erosive environments. We provide high quality material analysis, failure examinations, characterisation and applied research projects for a variety of industrial sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, transport, sport and medical.