Aditi and researchers in the lab
Aditi and a group of students look over materials

Knowledge to Safety


Fellow, AIAA, Fellow, ASME
Regents Professor, Arizona State University

Ira A. Fulton Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Director, Adaptive Intelligent Materials & Systems (AIMS) Center
Honors Faculty, Barrett, The Honors College

Dr. Aditi Chattopadhyay is a Regents Professor at Arizona State University and Ira A. Fulton Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She is also the Director of Adaptive Intelligent Materials & Systems (AIMS) Center. She received her B. Tech (Hons) in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, followed by MS and Ph. D. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.  Her current research areas include multifunctional materials, multiscale modeling, structural health monitoring and damage prognosis, and multiaxial fatigue. She has been the Principal Investigator on numerous grants and collaborated with defense and government laboratories on significant technical transitions.

Her research activities span from fundamental concept development to applied projects with immediate benefits to the industry. She has published over 200 journal papers and over 380 other publications (conference papers, book chapters, and NASA Technical Memorandum). Her research has led to several academic, research, best paper, and NASA Tech Brief awards.  She is the recipient of several academic, research and best paper awards. She received the Georgia Institute of Technology Council of Outstanding Young Engineer Award (1995) and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) (2013).  She is the recipient of the Faculty Achievement Award – Excellence in Research, Arizona State University (2000). Dr. Chattopadhyay is a Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) and a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).