Abdelwahed Barkaoui is an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at International University of Rabat. He obtained his University habilitation from university of Tunis El Manar-Tunisia in 2017 and his PhD from university of Orleans-France 2012. He has a master's degree in mechanics obtained from the INSA of Lyon-France. He held a position of director of the department of sciences and techniques of engineers and was a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies of El Manar. Currently, Dr. Barkaoui is an assistant director of LERMA laboratory, head of mechanical discipline at ECINE and coordinator of the ECINE study program accreditation committee. His research mainly concerns problems in biomechanics, mechanobiology and biomedical engineering. He is a member of the editorial board of several international scientific journals as Series on biomechanics (2019-), Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology “biomechanics” (2017-), The Open Biomedical Engineering (2019-), EC Orthopedics (2017-) and Reviewer for several international journals known in the field of biomechanics and mechanics (Scientific Reports (nuture.com), Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, etc). He is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical (ASME) Engineers European Society of Biomechanics (ESB) and the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB). He has published more than 60 papers in international journals, books, and conferences.