Studying surface irregularities in metal 3D printing will help manufacturers build more resilient parts for end-users.
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.
Total projects: 6
Developing a portable 3D printer that prints medical devices will help medical professionals in rural areas create custom devices and prototypes.
Additive Manufacturing for the Validation of Biomimetic Design Principles: The Structural Mechanics of Insect Nests
Studying the geometry of social insect nests will help optimize honeycombs for additive manufacturing purposes.