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educator , Orthopaedist

Cheng-Kung Cheng, Chinese orthopaedist, educator. Engineer-in-training, Iowa. Named Excellent Researcher, National Science Council, 1988-1997, Distinguished Speaker, Rehabilitation Medical Society Taiwan, 1992, Distinguished Disabler Department Social Welfare, 1992, Distinguished Alumnus Taiwan University Alumni Association, 1988.


Cheng, Cheng-Kung was born on June 19, 1959 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of Shi-Ging and Yea-Giau (Liu) Cheng.


Bachelor of Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1981. Master of Science, University Iowa, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1988.


Assistant engineer Taiwan Fishery Harbor, Taipei, 1981-1983. Research assistant orthopaedic surgery University Iowa, Iowa City, 1983-1986. Postdoctoral fellow department physical therapy University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1986-1988.

Adjunct associate professor School Rehabilitation Medicine National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1988-1995. Associate professor Center biomedical Engineering College Medicine National Taiwan University, 1988-1995. Associate professor institute biomedical engineering National Yang Ming University, Taipei, 1995-1997, professor, chairman Institute biomedical Engineering, since 1997.

Professor Center biomedical Engineering, since 1988. Consultant National Institutes of Health, Taipei, since 1990. Grants final reviewer National Science Council, Taipei, since 1990, editor proceedings, since 1992, member editorial committee Journal Clinical Biomechanics.

Director orthopaedic biomechanics laboratory NYMU, Taipei, since 1995. Treasurer International Conference Biomechanics Engineers Taipei, 1990. Program chairman International Conference Biomechanics Engineers Taipei, 1992.

General secretary International Conference Spinal Surgery, 1990, 93.


  • Engineer-in-training, Iowa.


Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (engineering medicine and biological society since 1993), American Society Biomechanics, Orthopaedic Research Society, Chinese Sports Medicine Society, Chinese Orthopaedic Research Society (founding), Chinese biomedical Engineering Society, Orthopaedic Research Society of Republic of China (general secretary since 1994).


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, driving, swimming.


Married Nian-Tsyr Lee, May 13, 1986. Children: Sharleen, Sunny.

Shi-Ging Cheng

Yea-Giau (Liu) Cheng

Nian-Tsyr Lee

Sharleen Cheng

Sunny Cheng