Principal Investigator

Dhruv-Bhate

Dhruv Bhate (ASU Bio Page)
– Associate Professor, The Polytechnic School,
– Affiliate Faculty, The Biomimicry Center,
– Graduate Faculty in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy

Brief CV
Industry Experience:
2015-17: Sr. Technologist (Additive Manufacturing), PADT Inc.
2008-15: Packaging R&D Engineer and Manager, Intel Corporation
2000-01: Engineering Co-Op, Tata Motors
Education:
2008: PhD (Fatigue Modeling), Purdue University
2003: MS (MEMS Adhesion Modeling), University of Colorado at Boulder
2001: BS (Mechanical Engineering), College of Engineering, Pune

PhD Students

yash Yash Mistry (started Summer ’20)

Multi-functional cellular materials with Additive Manufacturing
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Noe Cameron Noe (started Spring ’19)

Heat Pipes with Laser Powder Bed Fusion

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Shinde-Mandar-2172a Mandar Shinde (started Fall ’18)

Dynamic behavior and energy absorption in metallic cellular materials

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P1060495 Paul Paradise (started Fall ’18)

Process-Structure-Property Relationships for Thin Wall Inconel 718 Structures in Laser Powder Bed Fusion

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Irving Irving Edwin Ramirez Chavez (started Fall ’18)

Deformation and Energy Absorption in Aperiodic Cellular Materials

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MS Students

Varun Varun Agrawal (Applied Project)

Multi-functional honeycomb design optimization

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Jordan  Jordan Yaple (MS Thesis)

Laser Powder Bed Fusion and Surface Roughness

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Derek

Derek Goss (MS Thesis)

Biomimetic Cellular Materials Design

Undergraduates

ShawnClonts

Shawn Clonts

Mechanical Behavior of Thin Wall Inconel 718

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Austin

Austin Suder

Mechanical Behavior of Thin Wall Inconel 718

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daniel

Daniel Anderson

Stochasticity in Cellular Materials

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DanielBruce

Daniel Bruce

A Study of Porosity and Surface Roughness Measurements in Metal Additive Manufacturing

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Alumni (updated 01/2020)

  • MS
    • Dhiraj Patil (M.S. ’19) – MS Thesis – LinkedIn
    • Raghav Sharma (M.S. ’19) – MS Thesis – LinkedIn – started PhD in Spring 2020 at University of Pittsburgh
    • Bharath Santhanam (M.S. ’19) – Applied Project – LinkedInjoined Honda R&D Americas (Ohio)
    • Thao Le (M.S. ’18) – Barrett Honors Thesis – LinkedInjoined Intel Corporation (Arizona)
  • Undergraduates
    • Quoc Lam (B.S. ’18) –  LinkedIn
    • Ziyad Salti (B.S ’18) – Barrett Honors Thesis – LinkedInjoined Universal Laser Systems (Arizona)
    • Trevor Eppley (B.S. ’18) – Barrett Honors Thesis – LinkedInjoined W.L. Gore and Associates (Arizona)

Research Collaborators

Academia
  • Prof. Clint Penick, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology, at Kennesaw State University
  • Prof. Nikhilesh Chawla, Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Arizona State University
  • Prof. Xiangfan Chen, Assistant Professor, Polytechnic School, Arizona State University
  • Prof. Christine Lee, Assistant Professor at the School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University
  • Dr. Cahit Ozturk, Research Technologist at the Bee Lab, Arizona State University
Industry
  • Donald Godfrey, Engineering Fellow, Honeywell Aerospace
  • Rey Chu, Director at Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc.
  • Dr. Alex Grishin, Consulting Engineer at Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc.
  • Magnus Ahlfors, Applications Engineer at Quintus Technologies, Inc.
  • Peter Hushek, President and CEO, Phoenix Heat Treating, Inc.

Group Photos

November 2019Group_2019(left to right): Yash Mistry, Derek Goss, Daniel Bruce, Austin Suder, Dhruv Bhate, Mandar Shinde, Dhiraj Patil, Irving Ramirez Chavez, Daniel Anderson, Paul Paradise, Varun Agrawal, Cameron Noe. Not in Picture: Jordan Yaple. Picture credits: Kevin Steverson