#11 -Sudha Rao – Engineering, Project management & the lessons learned

This week’s guests is Sudha Rao.
Sudha is a Senior validation engineer who has nearly 10 years of experience in the biomedical & pharmaceutical industry.
He predominantly works with equipment that manufactures medical devices & healthcare products.
Currently he is working on a point of care diagnostic test for the HIV1  & HIV2 Retro virus.
He has lots of experience in project management, and has managed many projects throughout his career.
He has a degree in:

  • Mechanical engineering – UCD
  • Biomedical Engineering – Brunel University London
  • Masters in Project Management- UCD Smurfit

In this episode some of the things we discuss are:

  • What his day to day looks like
  • Favorite parts of the job
  • lessons he has learned throughout his career

Some of the questions I asked:

  • What do you currently do? (1:00)
  • Why did you pursue engineering? (5:00)
  • What made you do project management? (13:45)
  • What does your day to day look like? (16:00)
  • Key skills needed to succeed as an engineer? (20:00)
  • Have you considered doing an iron-man? (35:45)
  • Thoughts on well-being? (43:00)
  • Morning routine (55:00)

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