Vembadi completed his degree in engineering at Dublin City University in 2015. During his study, he received the prestigious Hamilton research scholarship to pursue his research interests at Fraunhofer institute. There, he published his findings in a peer-reviewed journal and presented them internationally. In 2016, he worked at Bluebridge technologies as a design engineer for building and validating medical device prototypes for multiple sclerosis. In 2017, Vembadi joined New York University Abu Dhabi as a research assistant in the MEMS and Optics Laboratory, focusing on microparticle levitation and manipulation. Since June 2021, he is working at the Quantum Sensing Laboratory on building inertial sensing prototypes as a junior researcher.