Ryu Koyama is an alumnus of San Jose State University, with a BS in Materials Engineering and MS in Biomedical Engineering. As his graduate research project, sponsored by Steri-Tek, Ryu investigated the effects of X-Ray sterilization on the properties of PTFE. After graduating SJSU Ryu worked at Proteus Digital Health as a stability engineer for the ingestible sensor R&D group for over 2 years. At Proteus his responsibilities ranged from shelf life management, R&D of new generation sensor tablets, and failure analysis in the manufacturing process. Currently, Ryu works for PENTAX Medical as a regulatory affairs associate for the US Product Management Group, where he is responsible for preparing and submitting premarket notifications (510(k)) to the FDA.