Aamod Raj Ghimire, B.S.


Aamod is currently pursuing an MSME at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal, he completed his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the Ramaiah Institute of Technology in Bangalore, India. During his undergraduate studies, Aamod focused on design and research, specifically enhancing cross-flow heat exchangers using nanofluids.

With his passion for design, testing, and manufacturing, Aamod is currently a Graduate Research Assistant in the Medical Design Innovations Lab. He leads the team responsible for developing the battlefield-ready portable suction device (BRISK). He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). In his free time, Aamod enjoys running, playing chess, and soccer.

Active Projects

  • Battlefield-Ready Portable Suction Device (BRISK)


  • Competitive Scholarship: Mechanical Engineering Department 2022-2023