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 Metamaterials, Nonlinear Metamaterials, Machine Learning, Inverse Problems, Fracture Mechanics, Impact Mechanics, 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.

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.

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

Early Careers
Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN
Outreach and Education