Anindya Ghoshal currently oversees the Propulsion Materials Research Competency within the Propulsion Division of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. After earning his Ph.D., Dr. Ghoshal worked in successive research and academic roles before joining the United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, CT in 2003. There, he served as Senior Research Scientist, R&D, in the Applied Mechanics Group, where he was Prognostics Health Management Functional Tech Lead of the Sikorsky Program. He joined ARL in 2010 as the Prognostics and Diagnostics Team Lead at the Vehicle Technology Directorate, where he worked on prognostics and diagnostics of air vehicles, aerospace materials and structures. He is a founding Associate Editor of Structural Health Monitoring Journal and an Associate Editor for Shock and Vibration Journal. Dr. Ghoshal is an AIAA Associate Fellow and the recipient of the National Research Council/NASA Langley Research Associateship, Humboldt Fellowship, Pratt & Whitney Leadership Award and Eagle Awards, Army Research Laboratory Lab Operation Award and AHS Structures and Materials Best Technical Paper Award. Dr. Ghoshal has authored over 180 technical publications and is a co-inventor on three U.S. patents. His current research focus is on high temperature propulsion materials, propulsion material state awareness and material damage precursors.