Kai-Nan An received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics in 1975 from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.
He is currently the Director (1993-present) of the Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and Professor of Bioengineering, Mayo Medical School. He was named the John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Orthopedics in 1993. He has co-authored more than 750 scientific articles and book chapters. He has the fortune of training more than 200 fellows from all over the world, with backgrounds ranging from engineering to medicine.
Dr. An’s research interests include biomechanics, biomaterials, orthopedics, and rehabilitation. He has received several awards from various professional societies. His passion is to serve Jesus Christ, his Lord and Savior.