Director, Implant R&D
Proyag Datta received the M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany. He has worked in the field of microtechnology for more than 15 years, during which he designed and fabricated microdevices, developed microfabrication processes, and implemented packaging technologies. He is passionate about the improvement of human life through responsible use of science and technology. He applies his expertise in microtechnology to the development of medical devices.
At Cortigent, formerly Second Sight, he works as part of the core development team for the Orion prosthesis, where he is actively involved in design decisions, fabrication methodology, management of preclinical efforts, and building prototypes for verification and validation.