Devendra Gokul Patil

Assistant Professor, Gr-I

Smart materials based systems, controls, SHM

About the Faculty

      Dr. Devendra Patil received Ph.D. degree from Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Houston in 2014. Post completion of his PhD, he worked in industry (Halliburton, USA) as senior professional engineer and later came back to academia as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Smart Material and Structures Laboratory at University of Houston. He joined the BITS Pilani family as an assistant professor on 14th Nov 2018 at Goa campus.

     Dr. Patil has expertise in the field of smart materials based structures and systems,  system dynamics, controls, and structural health monitoring. He has participated and lead related research funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Energy (DoE), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and other industrial companies in USA. In India, he has completed two (2) projects sponsored by DST-SRG and BITS-ACRG. Dr. Patil is a co-inventor of seven (7) issued, three (3) pending and two (2) in-progress US patents. In India, he has a design patent pending. He has been featured as an expert in an educational video interview “Impact of Materials on Society (IMOS)- Building Materials” about Materials Science and Engineering, developed through a partnership with faculty at the University of Florida, the Materials Research Society and the Department of Defense (DoD), USA. He is member of ASME, IIM, ISA, SPE, IEEE and Sigma Xi (a professional scientific research society).