Abdelwahed Barkaoui is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the International University of Rabat. He obtained his University habilitation from the University of Tunis El Manar-Tunisia in 2017 and his Ph.D. from the University of Orleans-France in 2012. he has a master\'s degree in mechanics obtained from the INSA of Lyon-France and a diploma of an engineer in electromechanical from ENI-Sfax Tunisia. Currently, assistant director of LERMA laboratory and coordinator of Modelling & Simulation in Biomechanics & Biomaterials (MS2B) team. He is responsible for mechanical discipline and coordinator of the ABET accreditation project at the Higher School of Energy Engineering. his research mainly concerns problems in biomechanics, mechanobiology, and biomedical engineering. He was a member of the editorial board of several international scientific journals: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology “biomechanics” (IF=3,66), Series on Biomechanics, and reviewer for several international journals known in the field of biomechanics and mechanical engineering. Besides, he is the author of more than 60 publications in international journals, books, and conferences.