Dr. Amrita Kumar is the Executive Vice President at Acellent Technologies, Inc. She is well-versed in Structural Health Monitoring systems and has been with Acellent from its inception. She is currently the program manager for several multi-year projects and handles Acellent’s business related activities. Dr. Kumar is a Member of the organizing committee for the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring held at Stanford University, Program committee member SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering), Smart Structures / NDE, Industrial & Commercial applications, Member of the G-11SHM, Structural Health Monitoring and Mgmt (AISC) Committee and a reviewer for several SHM publications. She has more than 50 publications and presentations including those in the Encyclopedia for SHM. Education: M.S., Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics, Drexel University.