Aissaoui, Rachid

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme


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Other affiliations

Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering, École de technolohie supérieure (ETS)

Associate researcher
Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal (IRGLM)


3D musculoskeletal kinematics modeling, osteoarthritis / cartilage, rehabilitation engineering, human locomotion, 3D inverse dynamics, spinal cord injury, haptic simulation and virtual reality, inertial systems, surface electromyography, virtual manikin.

Research interests


  • Gait analysis for knee osteoarthritis
  • Friction estimation in osteoarthritis knee using a poro-visco-elastic models
  • Assymetry in cerebro-vascular patient during gait walking
  • 3D kinematic modeling using quaternion algebra
  • Biomechanics of manual wheelchair propulsion in spinal-cord injury
  • Haptic Learing in SCI in wheelchair simulator
  • Application of Virtual Environment in rehabilitation of cerebro-vascular accident patient
  • Developement of inertial sensors for gait analysis


Publications indexed on PubMed