Assoc Professor, Polytechnic Sch EGR Prgrms
Total mentored projects: 10
Dhruv Bhate is an associate professor at Arizona State University in the Polytechnic School, where he conducts research in the design and mechanics of additive manufacturing (AM) structures and materials.
Aperiodic cellular design has potential in lightweight efficient energy absorbers and can result in a more efficient and sustainable design.
Additive manufacturing will allow for the pursuit of bio-inspired designs in a new class of thermal management solutions.
Aperiodic design has the potential to improve the energy absorption performance of cellular materials resulting in more sustainable designs.
Learning to design 3D-printed multi-material energy absorbers will help to reduce injuries for people in high-impact situations.
Studying surface irregularities in metal 3D printing will help manufacturers build more resilient parts for end-users.
Developing a portable 3D printer that prints medical devices will help medical professionals in rural areas create custom devices and prototypes.
Studying the geometry of social insect nests will help optimize honeycombs for additive manufacturing purposes.