Santhi Analytis

CTO in San Francisco, California

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Santhi Analytis (née Elayaperumal) is CTO and co-founder of Moxxly, Inc, a San Francisco based consumer tech startup designing products for women. Moxxly’s first product is a smart breast pump system for today’s mobile moms.

Santhi completed her PhD in Mechanical Engineering, was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program Fellow, and a mentor for FIRST Robotics league. Her research interests include fiber optic force sensing and haptics for medical applications, integrative systems for surgical robotics, and design methodologies for high technology projects. Santhi was a teaching assistant for ME310, an international industry sponsored team-based design course originating from Stanford University. Her experience includes working for start-up companies developing a percutaneous heart valve replacement, and evaluating localization sensors for a robotic catheter system. She has designed for the developing world (biomedical test equipment, cooking stove, and above-knee prosthetics). Other design projects include a cerebral spinal fluid access and closure device, collaborative mobile camera systems, and an exploration on household uses of flexible large-screen technologies.

Santhi has directed interactive art projects focusing on brainwave-based sound and visual installations. Her brain machine interface installations have been shown at Stanford (2010, 2011), SomArts (2011), Maker Faire Bay Area (2011) and The Emerald Tablet (2012).

  • Education
    • BBME, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
    • MS & PhD in ME, Stanford University