Principal Investigator


Dhruv Bhate (ASU Bio Page)
Associate Professor, The Polytechnic School,
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering,
Affiliate Faculty, The Biomimicry Center,
Arizona State University

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
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

Shinde-Mandar-2172a Mandar Shinde (since August 2018) LinkedIn
P1060495 Paul Paradise (since August 2018)
Irving Irving Edwin Ramirez Chavez (since August 2018) LinkedIn

MS Students

Bharath Bharath Santhanam (since November 2017)
The Role of the Corner Radius in the Performance of Additively Manufactured Honeycombs
Raghav Raghav Sharma (since May 2018)
Cellular Material Selection and Optimization for Mechanical Performance
0 Dhiraj Patil (since May 2018)
Size Effects in Laser Powder Bed Fusion


Coming Soon!

Derek Goss (since Jan 2018)
A Non-Empirical Predictive Model for Additively Manufactured Lattice Structures


  • Thao Le (M.S. ’18) LinkedIn
  • Quoc Lam (B.S. ’18) LinkedIn
  • Ziyad Salti (B.S ’18) LinkedIn – currently at Universal Laser Systems
  • Trevor Eppley (B.S. ’18) LinkedIn – currently at W.L. Gore and Associates
  • Hamdan Peringattuthodi (M.S. ’17) LinkedIn – currently at Qatar University