Fong-Chin Su

National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan


Fong-Chin Su is a Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, and a President of Taiwanese Society of Biomedical Engineering. He is actively involved in biomechanics-related activities. Dr. Su is a Founding Councilor of Asian-Pacific Association for Biomechanics. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Ny, USA in 1989 with a major in solid mechanics and biomechanics. His research focuses on biomechanics of human movement, hand biomechanics, and upper extremity biomechanics. He joined the NCKU Faculty of Bioengineering in 1989. Meanwhile, he visited Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory in the Mayo Clinic, Minn, USA as a Visiting Scientist between 1993 and 1994. He was also a Visiting Professor at the Muscle Physiology Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Calif, USA in the summer of 1999, and a Visiting Professor at Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2004-2005. He has published 167 journal papers, 7 book chapters, 443 conference papers, and 81 other publications and edited several conference proceedings and a book. In addition, he is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, an Editorial Board Member for Clinical Biomechanics, the Journal of Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, and the Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology. Moreover, he serves as a Scientific Reviewer for several international biomechanics journals. With regard to professional activities, he is the past President of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics, an Executive Councilor of the Taiwan Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society, and the Taiwan Industrial Technology Association and Secretary Elect of World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers. He was also a scientific peer-review coordinator for biomedical engineering grant application, National Science Council, Taiwan.

Biography Updated on 8 December 2011

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