Mr Pravinkumar Ghodake
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Research Scholar

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Scientific focus and expertise:
Applied Mechanics, Nonlinear Waves, Nonlinear Ultrasonics, Linear & Nonlinear Metamaterials, Machine Learning, Inverse Problems, Fracture, Composites, and SHM.

Materials class:
Metals, Composites, Fiber Metal Laminates, and Ceramics.

Research challenge:
Understanding harmonic scattering in solids, Strategies to quantify early stage damages in solids, and Proposing different inverse design approaches for the design of linear and nonlinear metamaterials.

Application:
Health monitoring, Linear and nonlinear ultrasonic imaging, Sensing, Scatterers, Sound control, Signal shaping, Spectroscopy, Harmonic reduction.

Market Sector:
Aerospace, Automotive, Space vehicles, Civil structures, Material characterization, Transport (rail), Healthcare (ultrasonic medical imaging/harmonic imaging,/contrast imaging).

Industry challenge:
Design of robust sensors to capture harmonically scattered elastic/ultrasonic waves, Implementing additive manufacturing techniques (3D printing) for the design of small-scaled metamaterials, and Considering interfacial properties of layered mechanical metamaterials.

Organisation:
Academia
RTO (Research and Technology Organisations)
PGR (Post-Graduate Researcher)
ECR (Early Career Researcher)


Special Interest Group(s):
Acoustic Metamaterials
Active Metamaterials
Mechanical Metamaterials
Modelling and AI-Design


Forum(s):
Early Careers
Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN
Outreach and Education