Prof. Dr. Dan Bader
Professor of Medical Engineering
BSc(Hons) Physics, Liverpool University, 1974.
MSc Medical Physics, Aberdeen University, 1975.
PhD in Medical Eng., Southampton University, 1985.
DSc, 2003, Liverpool University, 2003.
Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)
Tel no. :
+44 20 7882 5274
Fax no. :
+44 20 7882 5532
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research

Contact Person:
  - Dr Lee Poh Foong
(Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science)
  • Part-Time Prof. in Soft Tissue Remodelling, Eindhoven University of Technology, 2000-present.
  • Professor of Medical Engineering, QMUL, 1999-present.
  • Associate Director of the IRC, QMUL, 1999-present.
  • Reader in Biomaterials & Biomechanics 1995-99.
  • Lecturer, Queen Mary, Univ. London 1989-95.
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Oxford Orthopaedic Engiineering Centre, Oxford University 1986-88.
Teaching & Administration
  • Has supervised 30 postgraduate students to successful PhD awards and has managed more than 10 postdoctoral research assistants.
Teaching Interests
  • Biomaterials and Biomechanics
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Research Methods for Taught Postgraduate Students
Research Interests
  • Biomechanics of soft tissues in health and disease
  • Engineering strategies for prevention of pressure ulcers
  • Mechanotransduction signalling events
  • Tissue engineered repair strategies
  • Predicative indicators of soft tissue damage
Funded Research Projects (As Principal or Co-Investigator)
  • Australian National Health Medical Research Council Aus$1,6million 2010-13
  • UK EPSRC Platform Grant Scheme, 1.0 million, 2007-12.
  • UK BBSRC, 179,705 2004-07.
  • Welcome Trust, 180k approx, 2004.
  • Malyasian Government, 63,615 2002.
  • UK Research Councils Basic Technology Research Programme, 1.67 million, 2002.
  • Smith & Nephew Group Research, 36,547 2002.
  • European Fifth Framework RTD project, 600k, 2001.
Awards & Honours
  • Awarded a Scholarship from the Japanese Ministry as part of their Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research in Priority Areas "Biomechanics at Micro- and Nano-Scale Levels", presented a Keynote lecture at the Bioengineering Section of the Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineering and visit 3 Bioengineering Departments in Universities in Japan in January 2006.
  • Elected Member of World Council of Biomechanics, 2006
Publications & Presentations
  • Edited 3 books and published more than 200 journal articles including international journals, reports and conference papers.
Professional Membership
  • Member of Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
Professional Activities
  • International Conferences - Invited and Plenary Lectures (since 2003)
  • Consulted for several companies in Healthcare Industry
  • Member of Organising Committee (2001-) World Congress of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC2003) in Sydney, Australia, August 2003.
  • Member of Member of IFMBE Special Interest Group in Cellular Engineering, 2002-present.
  • Member of Subject Area Board C, University of London, 2000 - current.
  • Chairman of Specialist Group in Materials and Minerals Engineering, University of London, 1995-present.
  • QMW Research Board.
  • Member of Federal Journal Committee of International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE).
  • Member of UK EPSRC Research Panels on Medical and Health Engineering .
  • Member of Medical Engineering Panel for Science Foundation of Ireland.
  • Reviewed grant proposals from US, Canada, the Netherlands, Austria, Australia, Hong Kong.
  • Examined PhD Theses from UK, the Netherlands, Finland, Malaysia, Australia
  • Editorial Board Membership
    • Journal of Physiotherapy (2004-)
    • Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (2001-08)
    • Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering (1998-)
    • Journal of Tissue Viability (1993-)
    • Clinical Biomechanics (1989-2003)