Dr. Soumalya Sarkar is a senior research scientist at United Technology Research Center. He has six years of experience in statistical signal processing and machine learning, deep learning, probabilistic graphical models, anomaly detection and estimation, sensor fusion, image processing and situation awareness. He serves as co-principal investigator for government (DARPA TRADES) and corporate research funded programs in the area of machine learning for complex systems. Along with dual master's degrees in mathematics and mechanical engineering, Soumalya has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering focused on machine learning in electro-mechanical applications from Penn State University in 2015. He has received numerous awards and accolades, "best paper of the session" award at ACC 2012, research and innovation grants in last five years. He is also a member of IEEE, ASME, and PHM society and he has co-authored 35 peer-reviewed publications.