Imperial College London

DrHadiEl Daou

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Research Associate







City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus






Hadi El Daou is a Research Associate in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Imperial College. He works within the Medical Engineering Group and is involved in a project, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the EPSRC, using an industrial robot as an instrument for evaluating the load-bearing functions of human joints. 

Prior to joining Imperial, Dr El Daou worked as a research associate at EU 7th Framework Program Project FILOSE (Robotic FIsh LOcomotion and SEnsing). His role was modelling the dynamics of a bio-inspired fish like robot using flexible parts. 

Dr El Daou has Masters and PhD degrees in Mechanics and Robotics from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris VI, Paris, France.  



Lee J, El-Daou H, Alkoheji M, et al., 2021, Ligamentous and capsular restraints to anterior posterior and superior inferior laxity of the acromioclavicular joint - a biomechanical study, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol:30, ISSN:1058-2746, Pages:1251-1256

Stephen JM, Teitge RA, Williams A, et al., 2021, A validated, automated, 3-dimensional method to reliably measure tibial torsion, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol:49, ISSN:0363-5465, Pages:747-756

Ng KCG, Bankes M, El Daou H, et al., 2021, Cam osteochondroplasty for femoroacetabular impingement increases microinstability in deep flexion: A cadaveric study, Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, Vol:37, ISSN:0749-8063, Pages:159-170

Stephen JM, Calder JDF, Williams A, et al., 2020, Comparative accuracy of lower limb bone geometry determined using MRI, CT, and direct bone 3D models, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Vol:39, ISSN:0736-0266, Pages:1870-1876

Ball S, Stephen JM, El-Daou H, et al., 2020, The medial ligaments and the ACL restrain anteromedial laxity of the knee, Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy, Vol:28, ISSN:0942-2056, Pages:3700-3708

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