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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Jen-Fang Yu

Jen-Fang Yu  

Associate Professor
Research areas: Hearing; Otology; Amplification system; Sound and acoustics
Laboratory: Otolaryngology Lab
Tel: +886-3-2118800 ext. 5758 (Office), 5721 (Lab)

- Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering of University of Texas, USA (2011)
- M.S., Chung Hua University, Taiwan (1995)
- B.S., Chinese Culture university, Taiwan (1993)

- Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Medical Mechatronics, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (2013-now)
- Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Medical Mechatronics, Chang Gung University, Taiwan (2006-2013)
- Visiting Scholar, Research Center for Applied Sciences, SINICA, Taiwan (2008)
- Associate Professor, Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Chung San Medical University, Taiwan (2005-2006)
- Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Taiwan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2003-2005)
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (2002-2003)

Honors and Awards:
- Award Best Paper in 1st GCBME & 9th APCMBE
- Award Best Paper in 2012 Annual Meeting and 25th Taiwan Acoustical Association Conference
- Project award by Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan
- Inclusion in 25th、26th、27th WHO′S  WHO IN THE WORLD
- Distinguished teaching award from Taipei Chengshih University of Science & Technology

Selected Publications:
  1. Jen-Fang Yu, Kun-Che Lee, “Determining Optimal Placement of Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids on the Mastoid by Finite Element Model Analysis”. The IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (SCI, IF=2.348).( under review)
  2. Jen-Fang Yu, Kun-Che Lee, “Curvature Measurement of Human Bilateral Cochleae”. Medical engineering & physics (SCI, IF=1.623).( under review)
  3. Kun-Che Lee, Jen-Fang Yu*, Yi-Shin Lee, Guo-Jen Huang, Hsiao-Lung Chan, In-Tsang Lin, Jyh-Honrg Chen, “In Vivo Sodium MRI for Mice Brain of Ischemic Stroke at 7 Tesla”. Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences (SCI, IF=0.75) (under revision)
  4. Jen-Fang Yu, Kun-Che Lee, Hui-Hung Lin, “T1 Relaxation Time Measurements of Sodium MRI:Phantoms and the Auditory Cortex of Rats”. Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part A (SCI, IF=1.674).( under revision)
  5. Jen-Fang Yu, Ying-Chin Peng, Hsiang-Hsi Hong, Chung-De Wu, Yi-Fen Chen, “Human amygdala activation by the sound produced during the dental treatment: A fMRI study”. Noise & Health (SCI, IF=1.648).( under revision)
  6. Jen-Fang Yu, Ren-Hung Wang, Yen-Sheng Chen, Chun-Chieh Fan, Tsung-Hsien Tu, Ching-I Chen, Kuei-Yi Lin, 2014, “Anthropometry of External Auditory Canal by Non-contactable Measurement”. Applied Ergonomics(SCI, IF=1.728).
  7. Li-Ang Lee, Jen-Fang Yu, Yu-Lun Lo, Yen-Sheng Chen, Ding-Li Wang, Chih-Ming Cho, Yung-Lun Ni, Ning-Hung Chen, Tuan-Jen Fang, Chung-Guei Huang, Hsueh-Yu Li, 2013, “Energy Types of Snoring Sounds in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: A Preliminary Observation”. PLOS ONE. (SCI 12/85, IF:4.092).(accepted)
  8. Jen-Fang Yu, Chia-Lun Fan, 2013, “Spatial imaging of the Human Tympanic Membrane”. Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 284-287, pp1676-1680. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.284-287.1676 (EI).
  9. Jen-Fang Yu, Kun-Che Lee, 2013, “Measurement of the Human Cochlear Spiral Curvature In Vivo”. Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 284-287, pp1552-1558. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.284-287.1552 (EI).
  10. Jen-Fang Yu, Chia-Lun Fan, 2013, “The non-invasive measurement of geometry of human ossicles”. Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 284-287, pp1569-1573. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.284-287.1569 (EI) .
  11. Jen-Fang Yu, Yen-Sheng Chen, 2013, “The head shadow phenomenon affected by sound source: in vitro measurement”. Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 284-287, pp1715-1720. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.284-287.1715 (EI).
  12. Jen-Fang Yu, Ching-I Chen, 2012, “Modeling the dynamic characteristics of human ossicles”. Journal of Vibroengineering, v13, issue 4, ISSN 1392-8716. http://www.jve.lt/Vibro/JVE-2012-14-4/JVE-2012-14-4-875.pdf (SCI 100/122, IF:0.346)
  13. Jen-Fang Yu, Go-Long Tsai, Chung-Chieh Fan, Ching-I Chen, Chia-Chi Cheng, Cheng-Chung Chen, 2012. “Non-invasive technique for in vivo Human Ear Canal Volume Measurement.” Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology. Vol. 12, No. 4 (2012) pp1250064-1~9  DOI: 10.1142/S0219519412500649 (SCI 65/72, IF: 0.468)
  14. Jen-Fang Yu, Wei-De Cheng, 2012.“Effect of Canal Depth on Sound Pressure Level Distribution in Human Bilateral Ears.”Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol.145, pp63-67. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.145.63 (EI)
  15. Jen-Fang Yu, Zi-Xiang Wei, Chin-Kuo Chen, Ching-I Chen, 2012.“The vibration analysis of bone conduction for bone anchored hearing aids: In-vivo human temporal bone.”Applied Mechanics and Materials.  Vol.145, pp93-98. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.145.93 (EI)
  16. Jen-Fang Yu, Kun-Che Lee, Wei-Chung Chin, 2012. “Geometrical scaling for the measurement of in-vivo human inner ear.”Sensor Letters. Volume 10, Numbers 5-6, pp1247-1251. DOI:10.1166/sl.2012.2261  (SCI 88/125, IF: 0.819)
  17. Jen-Fang Yu, Yen-Sheng Chen, Hsueh-Yu Li, 2012. “The characteristics of snoring at pharyngeal anatomy in natural sleep: Snoring duration.” Journal of Mechanics. Vol 28, No 1, pp91-95. DOI : 10.1017/jmech.2012.9 (SCI, 113/133, IF:0.408)
  18. Jen-Fang Yu, Yen-Sheng Chen, Wei-De Cheng, 2011 . “Gain affected by the interior shape of ear canal”. Otolaryngology-Head And Neck Surgery, v144, issue 6, pp945-949.  doi: 10.1177/0194599810397853  (SCI 11/41 , IF: 1.718)
  19. Jen-Fang Yu, Ching-I Chen, Chia-Lun Fan, Chin-Kuo Chen, 2011. “Smoothing for the optimal surface of a 3D image model of the human ossicles”. Journal of Mechanics. Vol. 27, I.03, pp431-436. DOI: 10.1017/jmech.2011.45 (SCI, 113/133, IF:0.408))
  20. Chin-Kuo Chen, Jen-Fang Yu*, Ching-I Chen, Meng-Ju Lien, Wei-De Cheng, Shang-Ru Wang, Chun-Huei Yang, 2011. “Influence of the depth of human ear canal on sound pressure distribution”. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering. Vol 31, No5, pp317-320. doi:10.5405/jmbe.754 (SCI 61/72, IF:0.731)
  21. Jen-Fang Yu, Chin-Kuo Chen, Sheng-Ru Wang, Che-Ming Wu, Shu-hang Ng, Leslie Ying, Ying-Zu Huang, Jiun-Jie Wang, 2010. “Activation of the Auditory Cortex in Subjects with Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Impairment in Response to Hearing Their Own Names”. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, Vol 30, No 4, pp215-219. (SCI 61/72, IF:0.731)
  22. Chia-Fone Lee, Chih-Hua Shih, Jen-Fang Yu, Jyh-Horng Chen, Yuan-Fang Chou, Tien- Chen Liu, 2008. “A novel opto-electromagnetic actuator coupled to the tympanic membrane”. Journal of Biomechanics, Vol.41, I.16, pp3515-3518. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.09.015 (SCI 19/72, IF:2.434)
  23. ChiHong Wang, YauYau Wai, YiHsin Weng, JenFang Yu, JiunJie Wang, SuHang Ng, 2008. “The cortical modulation from the external cues during gait observation and imagination”. Neuroscience Letters, Vol.443, I.3, pp232–235. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2008.07.084  (SCI 170/244, IF:2.105)
  24. YuChun Lin, JiunJie Wang, CheMin Wu, YauYau Wai, JenFang Yu, SuHang Ng, 2008. “Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Auditory Pathway in Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Changes in Radial Diffusivity and Diffusion Anisotropy”. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Vol.28, n.3 pp598–603. doi: 10.1002/jmri.21464 (SCI 34/116, IF:2.698)
  25. Tsung-Hsien Tu, Jen-Fang Yu*, Hsin-Chung Lien, Go-Long Tsai, B. P. Wang, 2008. “Free Vibration Analysis of Frames Using the Transfer Dynamic Stiffness Matrix Method”. Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, v130, n2. pp024501-1~3 http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2827366  (SCI 40/122, IF:1.022)
  26. Yu-Che Cheng, Jen-Fang Yu, Ta-Te Lin, 2005. “Image Segmentation of Bruise Region in Magnetic Resonance Images of Peaches and Plums”. Journal of Agriculture machinery, v14, n2, pp11-26.
  27. Jen-Fang Yu*, Hsin-Chung Lien, B.P. Wang, 2004. “Exact Dynamic Analysis of Space Structures Using Timoshenko Beam Theory.” AIAA Journal, v42, n4, pp833-839.  doi: 10.2514/1.9563  (SCI 3/28, IF:1.174)
  28. Jen-Fang Yu*, B.P. Wang, 2004. “An Optimization of Frame Structures with Exact   Dynamic Constraints based on Tim