– Research Associate, MaP+S
Saurabh Mhatre is a Research Associate in the Material Processes and Systems Group (MaP+S) and the Center for Green Buildings and Cities at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He did his Masters in Design Technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he graduated with distinction, and his dissertation was titled “Embedded Materiality: Super Absorbent Polymers in Architecture.” He received a Bachelor of Architecture from BSSA, NMIMS University in Mumbai. He has worked on projects dealing with the 3D printing of ceramic and concrete, deployable mechanisms, smart materials, and folding robots in collaboration with Harvard SEAS, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and the Autodesk Build Space. He is passionate about fabrication, robotics, and photography.