Suraj P. Rawal

Principal Research Scientist

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Dr. Rawal is a Technical Fellow in the Space Technology Advanced Research Laboratories at Lockheed Martin. Dr. Rawal received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Brown University, RI, USA. Dr. Rawal has about 30 years of experience in the applied materials research for space-craft systems, and he has successfully inserted new materials technologies into the components of several spacecrafts such as MGS, Mars 98, Genesis, Stardust, MRO, XSS-11, JUNO, GRAIL and special programs.. He has been program manager and principal investigator of several contract research and development (CR&D) programs sponsored by AFRL, BMDO, DARPA, NASA, and ONR.