Organization profile

Organisation profile

Biomedical Engineering (BME) is applying all disciplines of engineering technologies in biomedical field to develop the medical devices and instrument for clinical applications. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (Master program) was established in 1988 for graduate study only. In 2011, the undergraduate program was established and the BME institute was renamed as Department of Biomedical Engineering to recruit bachelor degree students to educate multidiscipline biomedical engineer talent from undergraduate level. The research fields include traditional Biomechanics, Medical Electronics, Biomaterials, Bioinformatics and Rehabilitation Technology. With the advance of recent modern technology, the research fields also expand to Regeneration Medicine, Nanomedicine, Digital Medicine and Smart Medicine. Our department is established on the solid foundation of College of Engineering in facilities, faculties, funding and resource and has strong cooperation and assistance from College of Medicine and Teaching Hospital. The goal for the department is to educate students to have the capability as an engineering with strong technique in at least one engineering expertise and common knowledge in clinical and basic biomedicine. Our department also offers the biomedical background students to learn modern engineering technique in assisting them in clinical and basic medical research and device develop into world standard. The International Institute of Medical Device Innovation (MDI), part of Biomedical Engineering (BME) department, was established at National Cheng Kung University in 2017. MDI devotes to cultivate talents to identify the unmet clinical needs and accordingly prepare for value-oriented medical device industry and medicine of future. The objective of the program is to provide students with multidiscipline knowledge and skills in medical device innovation. Students will have the opportunity to cultivate diverse sets of competence, including clinical trials, technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, design skills and regulatory issues. With different resources, students are incubated to improve the business planning skills for their future medical device start-up companies. Through the identification of the unmet clinical needs to accelerate the process of innovative medical device design, the training program will facilitate the derivation of better medical devices that can satisfy the market needs. Moreover, the program learning outcomes help overcome the challenges inherent to clinical needs as well as improve the healthcare environment.

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Ultrasonics Engineering & Materials Science
Tissue Engineering & Materials Science
Biomechanical Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences
Gait Medicine & Life Sciences
Bone Engineering & Materials Science
Microfluidics Engineering & Materials Science
Electrodes Engineering & Materials Science
Joints Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1995 2020


Fang, Y. D.


Project: Research project


Huang, C.


Project: Research project

Research Output 1985 2020

Culture-free detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by using self-driving diffusometric DNA nanosensors

Wang, J. C., Tung, Y. C., Ichiki, K., Sakamoto, H., Yang, T. H., Suye, S. I. & Chuang, H. S., 2020 Jan 15, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 148, 111817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Oligonucleotide Probes

Ultrasonography Classification of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Through Dynamic Tongue Base Motion Tracking and Tongue Area Measurements

Manlises, C. O., Chen, J. W. & Huang, C. C., 2020 Jan 1, Future Trends in Biomedical and Health Informatics and Cybersecurity in Medical Devices - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, ICBHI 2019. Lin, K-P., Magjarevic, R. & de Carvalho, P. (eds.). Springer, p. 100-107 8 p. (IFMBE Proceedings; vol. 74).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optical flows
2 Citations (Scopus)
cold rolling
Cold rolling


Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope

Wen-Tai Chiu (Manager) & 邑筑 黃 (Operator)

Instrument Development Center

Facility/equipment: EquipmentInstrument Development Center

pressure detection analyzed monitor

Tai-Hua Yang (Manager)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Facility/equipment: EquipmentClinical Medicine Research Center

Verasonics Data Acquisition System, VDAS

Chih-Chung Huang (Manager) & 培煜 陳 (Operator)

Instrument Development Center

Facility/equipment: EquipmentInstrument Development Center

Student theses

AC Electrokinetic Manipulation for Separation and in situ Detection of Cancer Cells

Author: 竣凱, 姜., 2014 Aug 21

Supervisor: Chang, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

A cloud GPU-based system for image reconstruction of cone beam computed tomography

Author: 秉錡, 楊., 2018 Aug 16

Supervisor: Fang, Y. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis