• 3378 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 2018

Research Output 1988 2019

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

Skill level and forearm muscle fatigue effects on ball speed in tennis serve

Wang, L. H., Lo, K. C. & Su, F., 2019 Jan 1, In : Sports Biomechanics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Fatigue
1 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehensive simulation on morphological and mechanical properties of trigger finger – A cadaveric model

Cheng, Y. S., Chieh, H. F., Lin, C. J., Kuo, L-C., An, K. N. & Su, F., 2018 Jun 6, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 74, p. 187-191 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanical properties
Silicone Gels

Forearm muscle activation, ulnar nerve at the elbow and forearm fatigue in overhand sports

Wang, L-H., Lo, K. C., Jou, I. M. & Su, F., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Sports Biomechanics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ulnar Nerve

Mechanical problem in 3D printed ankle-foot orthoses with function of energy storage

Yeh, C. H., Tsai, Y. C., Su, F., Kuo, L-C., Chang, K. & Chuang, P. H., 2018 Dec 4, ICNPAA 2018 World Congress: 12th International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences. Sivasundaram, S. (ed.). American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 2046. 020019

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

energy storage
joints (junctions)