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Sampada Bodkhe
B.E. (VTU, India), M.Tech. (IIT Kanpur, India), Ph.D. (Polytechnique Montréal)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Intelligent Structures
  • Multifunctional Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Composite Materials
  • Design and Optimization
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1604 Manufacturing
  • 1702 Advanced manufacturing
  • 2001 Materials structure, properties and testing
  • 2002 Materials processing/fabrication
  • 2007 Composites
  • 2108 Aerospace, aeronautical and automotive engineering


Recent publications
Journal article
Testoni, O., Christen, S., Bodkhe, S., Bergamini, A. & Ermanni, P. (2022). A novel concept of modular shape-adaptable sandwich panel with distributed actuation based on shape memory alloys. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 33(11), 1439-1448. Retrieved from
Journal article
Kuthe, S., Schlothauer, A., Bodkhe, S., Hulme, C. & Ermanni, P. (2022). 3D printed mechanically representative aortic model made of gelatin fiber reinforced silicone composite. Materials Letters, 320, 4 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Niknam, H., Akbarzadeh, A., Therriault, D. & Bodkhe, S. (2022). Tunable thermally bistable multi-material structure. Applied Materials Today, 28, 14 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Testoni, O., Lumpe, T., Huang, J.-L., Wagner, M., Bodkhe, S., Zhakypov, Z., Spolenak, R., Paik, J., Ermanni, P., Muñoz, L. & Shea, K. (2021). A 4D printed active compliant hinge for potential space applications using shape memory alloys and polymers. Smart Materials and Structures, 30(8), 13 pages. Retrieved from


MEC 1420 - Strength of materials

MEC6953K C.Spéc - Additive manufacturing of polymers and composites

MEC3430 – Polymer materials


  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering (Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore, India)
  • M. Tech., Aerospace Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India)
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Polytechnique Montréal)
  • Post-doctoral researcher (ETH Zurich)

News about Sampada Bodkhe

NEWS | June 22, 2021
Discovery grants: Polytechnique Montréal obtains nearly $3,9 million for research programs | Read