• 3675 Citations
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  • 1989 PhD, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Rochester

Research Interests

  • Biomedical
  • Medical Device Engineering
  • Motion Analysis
  • Orthopedic Biomechanics
  • Sports Biomechanics and Rehabilitation


  • 1993 ~ 1994 Visiting Scientist, Mayo Clinic, MN, USA, Orthopedic Biomechanics
  • 1999 ~ 2000 Adjunct Professor, National Taiwan College of Physical Education
  • 1999/07 ~ 1999/09 Visiting Professor, Orthopedics/Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • 2000/08 ~ 2003/07 Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2002/01 ~ 2003/12 President, Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics
  • 2002/02 ~ 2004/07 Chairman, Center for Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Biomechanics, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2003 ~ present Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2004/08 ~ 2005/07 Visiting Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
  • 2006/08 ~ 2010/07 Associate Dean, College of Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2010/08 ~ 2011/01 Associate Vice President for Research and Development, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2011/01 ~ 2014/12 President, Taiwanese Society of Biomedical Engineering
  • 2011/04 ~ 2016/02 Founding Director, Medical Device Innovation Center (Global Center of Excellence), National Cheng Kung University
  • 2011/11 ~ 2016/07 Founding Director, Musculoskeletal Research Center, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2015/02 ~ 2016/02 Director General, Research and Services Headquarters, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2016/02 ~ present, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology

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Projects 1995 2020

Research Output 1988 2019

Anthropometric Database of the Preschool Children from 2 to 6 Years in Taiwan

Cheng, I. F., Kuo, L. C., Lin, C. J., Chieh, H. F. & Su, F. C., 2019 Aug 5, In : Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering. 39, 4, p. 552-568 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electronic scales

Automatic Finger Tendon Segmentation from Ultrasound Images Using Deep Learning

Kuok, C. P., Tsai, B. S., Yang, T-H., Su, F., Jou, I. M. & Sun, Y-N., 2019 Jan 1, New Trends in Computer Technologies and Applications - 23rd International Computer Symposium, ICS 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Chang, C-Y., Lin, C-C. & Lin, H-H. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 778-784 7 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 1013).

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

Ultrasound Image
Prior Knowledge

Classifying hand sensorimotor functions of the chronic kidney disease patients using novel manual tactile test and pinch-holdingup activity

Tu, I. T., Cheng, Y. S., Mo, P. C., Hsu, H. Y., Kuo, L. C., Jou, I. M. & Su, F. C., 2019 Jan 1, In : PloS one. 14, 7, e0219762.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
kidney diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency

Different suture anchor fixation techniques affect contact properties in humeral greater tuberosity fracture: A biomechanical study

Lin, C-L., Yeh, M-L., Su, F., Wang, Y. C., Chiang, C. H., Hong, C. K. & Su, W-R., 2019 Jan 17, In : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 20, 1, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shoulder Fractures
Suture Anchors
Suture Techniques


Su, F. & Lin, C. L., 2019 Mar 1, In : Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology. 19, 2, 1902002.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial



Biomechanical analysis of the A1 pulley-tendon system after carpal tunnel release

Author: 士涵, 陳., 2017 Aug 28

Supervisor: Su, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Biomechanical Analysis on Functional Outcome Evaluation in Patients with Brachial Plexus Injury

Author: 依蓉, 蔡., 2014 Aug 27

Supervisor: Su, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Biomechanical Aspects of Trigger Finger before and after Pulley Release Surgery

Author: 思靜, 盧., 2014 Jan 20

Supervisor: Su, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Biomechanical Behavior of the Flexor Tendon in Patients with Trigger Finger

Author: 郁平, 蔡., 2016 Aug 5

Supervisor: Su, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Biomechanical Characteristics of Lower Extremity during Elliptical Training with Body Weight Suspension System

Author: 雄智, 張., 2016 Sep 1

Supervisor: Su, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis