Saketh Ram Peri is from Hyderabad, India and is a Biomedical Engineering PhD Candidate at UTSA and UTHSCSA. He graduated with Masters of Science in mechanical engineering from University of Texas, Arlington. He has four years of professional experience in research and development of medical devices in companies, Beckman Coulter and Amgen at Los Angeles, California. At Beckman Coulter, Saketh worked on R&D of hematology machines in designing chassis, fluid panels and tube routing. At Amgen, he developed disassembly method for container closure integrity of auto injectors and performed risk and failure mode analysis on different auto injectors. He is currently leading the portable suction device project in design changes, characterization studies, simulation studies, technical paper writing and grant submissions. As a Graduate Student Association (GSA) chair, he led lab activities for MDI lab. Apart from engineering, Saketh is a professional photographer and enjoys doing photography in his leisure time.