Name:
Prof. Dr. Dan Bader
Designation:
Professor of Medical Engineering
Qualification:
BSc(Hons) Physics, Liverpool University, 1974.
MSc Medical Physics, Aberdeen University, 1975.
PhD in Medical Eng., Southampton University, 1985.
DSc, 2003, Liverpool University, 2003.
Organization:
Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)
Email:
danb@utar.edu.my
Email2:
d.l.bader@qmul.ac.uk
Tel no. :
+44 20 7882 5274
Fax no. :
+44 20 7882 5532
URL:
http://www.eng.qmul.ac.uk/staff/staff.php?d.l.bader@qmul.ac.uk
Profile
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research


Contact Person:
  - Dr Lee Poh Foong
(Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science)
Employment
  • 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)