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My research focuses on medtech research involving dynamical modeling, learning, and control.  Examples include topics within closed-loop control drug delivery, pharmacometrics, and organ transplantation. I also have an interest in process control.

Group history:

  • Frida Norlund. Doctoral student 2022-09-15 -
  • Jesper Sundell. Postdoc 2022-04-11 -
  • Ylva Wahlquist. Doctoral student 2020-04-01 - 
  • Ylva Wahlquist. Project assistant 2019-09-01 - 2020-02-28.
  • Henry (Harry) Pigot. Doctoral student 2019-01-01 -
  • José Manuel González cava. Visiting doctoral student 2018-09-03 until 2018-12-21
  • Henry (Harry) Pigot. Project assistant 2018-08-01 - 2018-12-31
  • Christopher Sturk. Project assistant 2018-03-01 - 2018-08-31

Research funding obtained in competition (most recent first):

  • 2022. KAW WASP industrial PhD with Boliden AB. Academic main PI, coordinator of academic application content. Pending.
  • 2022. KAW WASP 2-year postdoc project. Twinned with KAW DDLS postdoc in Uppsala. Coordinator of application writing. MSEK 5 (total, half to Uppsala).
  • 2022. LTH profile area engineering health. One of five co-applicants on the proposal. MSEK 4 (kSEK 800/year for 4 years) .
  • 2021. LTH strategic research project. COVID-19: Dynamical modeling for estimation and prediction. Main PI; coordinator of application. 
  • 2021. SSF Personal mobility grant. Ex vivo heart evaluation. Applicant and PI. MSEK 1.
  • 2017. Vinnova Medtech4Health project grant. Applicant and sole academic PI. Ventilator for improved cardiopulmonary resuscitation. MSEK 4 (50 % corporate co-funding).
  • 2017. Swedish Research Council Establishment grant.  Hemodynamic modeling and control. Applicant and sole PI. MSEK 3.4.
  • 2016. Vinnova Medtech4Health proof-of-concept grant. Towards wireless intensive care. Applicant and sole academic PI. MSEK 1 (50 % corporate co-funding).
  • 2016. Vinnova Medtech4Health project grant. Hemodynamic stabilization. Applicant and sole academic PI. MSEK 4 (50 % corporate co-funding).





Physiological models and computations (FRTF01, 2nd cycle, 5.0 ECTS). 
Course development from scratch, including text book writing. Course responsible 2021, 2022.

Julia for scientifc programming (FRTF120F, 3rd cycle, 7.5 ECTS). 
Founder and course responsible 2015, 2022.

Introduction to machine learning, systems and control (FRTF25, 1st cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Course development from scratch, including remote-access cyber-physical lab exercises. Course responsible 2020, 2021.

Systems engineering (FRTF10, 1st cycle, 6.0 ECTS). 
Course responsible 2019, 2020, 2021.

Automatic process control (FRTN25, 1st cycle, 7.5 ECTS). 
Course responsible 2019, 2020, 2021.

Project in automatic control (FRTN40, 2nd cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Major course format revision. Course responsible, and supervisor of student groups 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.

Project course in clinical innovations (EEML05, 2nd cycle, 15 ECTS). 
Project proposal and supervision, examinor 2017. Project proposal and co-supervision 2018, 2019. The course serves as the BSc degree project for biomedical engineering students.

Automatic control basic course (FRTF05, 1st cycle, 7.5 ECTS). 
Held at Beihang University, Beijing, China. Course responsible 2017.

Lab development in automatic control  (FRTF175F, 3rd cycle, 7.5 ECTS).  
Founder and course responsible 2017.

Projects in automatic control (FRT090, 2nd cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Course development. Teaching assistant 2009, 2010, course responsible 2017. Later replaced by FRTN40.

Project course in electronics (BMEF01, 1st cycle, 5.0 ECTS).
Project proposal and supervision 2016.

Predictive control (FRTN15, 2nd cycle, 7.5 ECTS). 
Lab and homework assignment responsible, lab hard- and software development 2009, 2016.

Automatic control basic course (FRT010, 1st cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Held at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Lecturer 2013, course responsible 2015. Later replaced by FRTF05.

Multivariable control (FRTN10, 2nd cycle, 7.5 ECTS). 
Lab software development 2012, 2013.

Mathematical modeling, advanced course (FRT095, 2nd cycle, 4.5 ECTS).
Teaching assistant 2011.

Market driven systems (FRTN20, 2nd cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Teaching and lab assistant, course material development 2010.

Automatic process control (FRT081, 1st cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Teaching and lab assistant 2008. Later replaced by FRTN25.

Automatic control basic course (FRT010, 1st cycle, 7.5 ECTS).
Teaching assistant, lab assistant, lab soft- and hardware development, translation of entire course material from Swedish to English 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015. Later raplaced by FRTF05.

Previous teaching  experiences

During the period 2005–2007, I was involved in the following teaching activities at departments other than Automatic Control.

Mechanics Basic Course, Division of MechanicsTeaching assistant

Algorithms and Data Structures, Department of Computer Science. Teaching assistant.

Computer Organization, Department of Electrical and Information Technology, formerly Department of Information Technology. Teaching and lab assistant.

Design of Digital Circuits, Department of Electrical and Information Technology, formerly Department of Information Technology. Lab assistant.

Parental leave

2017 (10 days 100 %), 2018 (100 days 100 %, 85 days 40 %)


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