TO THE POINT
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering from UCLA
  • Co-author of medical journal articles and papers
  • Best Paper Award for his “SmartCane System” paper at the 3rd International Conference on Body Area Networks
  • Fellowship Award Recipient from the National Institute of Health/National Library of Medicine
  • Departmental Fellowship Award from UCLA Electrical Engineering Department
  • IEEE Scholarship Recipient
  • Presidential Scholar Recipient from San Francisco State University
  • Outstanding Achievement Award from San Francisco State University Alumni Association
  • Leon Weinberg Memorial Scholarship from San Francisco State University
  • Has developed PCBA in FDA regulated environment
  • Has expert development experience in Altium, Orcad and Mentor Graphics PADS
  • Has design and practical experience in developing advanced wearable and wireless health monitoring systems
  • Has formed and lead many engineering teams in the development of concept to commercialization technology platforms

Winston Wu, PhD

Senior Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer

Winston Wu is the Senior Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer of Cognos Therapeutics where he is responsible for determining and implementing the best-path technical solutions for the company’s unique advanced medical technology. His current focus is on developing the completion path to market for the company’s Sinnais Implantable Smart Pump platform.

Winston is an experienced hands-on technical leader with broad skill sets in hardware and software engineering.  He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from San Francisco State University and a PhD in Electrical Engineering for Embedded Computing Systems from UCLA. At UCLA, his work in creating one of the first wearable body sensors system based around a smart phone was funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) and he helped define and create a first-of-its-kind fully integrated cane device with motion acceleration, rotational gyroscope, and pressure sensors targeted towards the 4 million elder cane users.

His industrial experience has been focused on FDA regulated medical devices.  He has been team leader of many projects from concept to commercialization and is the author of ten IEEE journal and conference publications and holds twelve patents relating to various innovative medical technology systems and concepts. He has been recognized for his achievements by many groups including winning a Fellowship Award from the NIH and being given a scholarship from the Leon Weinberg Memorial Scholarship Organization. In addition to his work with Cognos, Winston Wu currently serves on the editorial board of IEEE Journal of Biomedical Health Informatics.