This page lists ongoing and completed funded projects only, along with the sponsors who support(ed) them.


  1. Bio-inspired Cellular Material Optimization for the Design of Additively Manufactured Multi-Functional Lightweight Structures 
    Sponsor: NASA (STTR Phase I)
    Period of Performance: 07/2018 – 08/2019
    Partners: PADT, Inc.
  2. MedTech Workforce Development
    Sponsor: Maricopa County Industrial Developmental Authority
    Period of Performance: 05/2018 – 12/2019
  3. Improving Structural Resilience: A Study of Insect Wing Venation using Additive Manufacturing
    Sponsor: The Biomimicry Center at ASU (Seed Grant)
    Period of Performance: 06/2018 – 05/2019
    Partners: Prof. Lara Ferry, Prof. Christine Lee
  4. Effect of Corner Radius on the Mechanical Performance of Additively Manufactured Honeycombs 
    Period of Performance: 01/2018 – 12/2018
    Sponsor: Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU (MORE Program)



  1. A Non-Empirical Predictive Model for Additively Manufactured Lattice Structures
    Sponsor: America Makes
    Period of Performance: 10/2016-08/2018

    Partners: PADT, Inc., LAI International, Prof. Howard Kuhn (U of Pitt)
  2. Metal Additive Manufacturing of Landing Gear Components
    Sponsor: DOD (Air Force SBIR)
    Period of Performance: 11/2017 – 04/2018
    Partners: PADT Inc., ES3 Inc.
  3. Additive Manufacturing and Mechanical Behavior of Composite Honeycomb Structures
    Sponsor: Barrett Honors College at ASU
    Period of Performance: 09/2017 – 05/2018


Thank you to our sponsors, without whom we would not be able to work on these projects: