• 3268 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 2018

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
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Schwann-Cell Autophagy, Functional Recovery, and Scar Reduction After Peripheral Nerve Repair

Ko, P. Y., Yang, C. C., Kuo, Y-L., Su, F., Hsu, T. I., Tu, Y. K. & Jou, I. M., 2018 Apr 1, In : Journal of Molecular Neuroscience. 64, 4, p. 601-610 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schwann Cells
Peripheral Nerves

A medical imaging analysis system for trigger finger using an adaptive texture-based active shape model (ATASM) in ultrasound images

Chuang, B. I., Kuo, L-C., Yang, T-H., Su, F., Jou, I. M., Lin, W. & Sun, Y-N., 2017 Oct 1, In : PLoS One. 12, 10, e0187042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical imaging
Diagnostic Imaging
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Characteristics of Sonography in a Rat Achilles Tendinopathy Model: Possible Non-invasive Predictors of Biomechanics

Lee, S. Y., Chieh, H. F., Lin, C. J., Jou, I. M., Sun, Y-N., Kuo, L-C., Wu, P-T. & Su, F., 2017 Dec 1, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 5100.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Achilles Tendon

Comparison of breast motion at different levels of support during physical activity

Wang, C. S., Wang, L-H., Kuo, L-C. & Su, F., 2017 Jan 1, In : Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 12, 4, p. 1256-1264 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Devices
Electromagnetic Phenomena