Chula Thenuwara Chief of Mechanical/Materials Engineering

  • BS, Mechanical & Materials Science; University of Sri Lanka, Katubedda
  • Key engineer on the mechanical and materials design of cochlear implants now being sold by Cochlear Pty and Advanced Bionics (Sonova)
  • Over 350,000 patients with cochlear implants—about 300,000 contain the mechanical and materials features designed principally by Thenuwara and Kuzma
  • Inventor on at least 30 issued patents with emphasis on lead innovation