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

tyler-smith  Tyler Smith (started Fall’20)

Failure Modeling of Additively Manufactured Metallic Cellular Materials

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yash Yash Mistry (started Summer ’20)

Bio-inspired 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

Athul
Athul Rajeev (MS Thesis)

On the role of node curvature in the mechanical behavior of cellular materials

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Sam
Samuel Temes (MS Thesis)

High Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Inconel 718 thin walls with Laser Powder Bed Fusion

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Anushree Anushree Saxena (MS Thesis)

Fatigue of Inconel 718 thin walls with Laser Powder Bed Fusion

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Rajeshree  Rajeshree Varma (MS Thesis)

Multi-material design and additive manufacturing

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Jordan  Jordan Yaple (MS Thesis)

Laser powder bed fusion of copper heat spreaders for thermal regulation

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Undergraduates

AndrewF

Andrew Fechter (Honors Thesis)

Additively manufactured micro-channels for thermal regulation

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Jaimee

Jaimee Andreotti (Honors Thesis)

3D Print-in-place Self Locking Hinges

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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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Alumni (updated 09/2020)

  • MS
    • Thesis
    • Applied Project
      • Varun Agrawal (M.S. ’20) – LinkedIn
      • Bharath Santhanam (M.S. ’19) – LinkedIn
  • Undergraduates
    • Barrett Honors Thesis:
    • Daniel Bruce (B.S. ’21) – LinkedIn
    • Quoc Lam (B.S. ’18) –  LinkedIn

Research Collaborators

Academia
  • Prof. Clint Penick, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology, at Kennesaw State University
  • Prof. Nikhilesh Chawla, Ransburg Professor of Materials Engineering, Purdue 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
  • Prof. Kenan Song, Assistant Professor, Polytechnic School, Arizona State University
  • Prof. Xiangfan Chen, Assistant Professor, Polytechnic School, Arizona State University
Industry
  • Donald Godfrey, Senior Fellow, SLM Solutions, Inc.
  • 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. Picture credits: Kevin Steverson