Department of Biomedical Engineering National Taiwan University

Faculty

Orthopaedic Engineering and Movement Analysis Lab
Name

Tung-Wu Lu

Title Professor
Office NTU YongLin Biomedical Engineering Center, Room 515
Telephone +866-2-33653335
Fax +866-2-33665268, +866-2-33653335
E-Mail twlu@ntu.edu.tw
Laboratory Orthopaedic Engineering and Movement Analysis Lab
Education
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Tamkang Univ., Taiwan 1987
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NCTU 1989
  • Ph.D., Biomedical (Orthopaedic) Engineering Department of Engineering Science & Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre, University of Oxford, U.K. 1997
Professional
Experience
  • St. Peter's College & Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre, University of Oxford, U.K. , Junior Research Fellow in Orthopaedic Engineering, 1997-1998
  • School of Physical Therapy, China Medical College Assistant Professor, 1998-1999
  • Institute of Biomedical Engineering, NTU Assistant Professor, 1999-2001
  • Institute of Biomedical Engineering, NTU Associate Professor, 2001-2011.7
Professional
Interests
  • Joint and ligament mechanics
  • Lower limb biomechanics
  • Upper limb biomechanics
  • Joint replacement design, analysis and evaluation
  • Gait analysis theory and clinical applications
  • Integration of medical images and computer graphics assisted motion analysis
  • Computer assisted surgical planning, simulation and analysis
  • Rehabilitation exercises research
  • Development and research on rehabilitation devices
  • Acupuncture therapy of traditional chinese medicine biomedical research
  • Movement Analysis of normal temporomandibular joint
  • Movement Analysis of Sports
  • Movement Analysis of functional activities
  • Development and research on balanced detection system for the elderly
Subjects
Taught
  • Optimization in Biomechanical Engineering
  • Computer Methods in Human Motion Analysis
  • Clinical Gait Analysis :theory Application
  • Human Movement Analysis
  • Biomechanics of the Human Neromusculoskeletal System