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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:

  • 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).





Department of Automatic Control

Introduction to machine learning, systems and control (FRTN25). Course responsible 2020, 2021.

Project in Automatic Control (FRTN40). Course responsible, and supervisor of student group 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.

Systems Engineering (FRTF10) and Automatic Process Control (FRTN25). Course responsible 2019, 2020, 2021.

Automatic Control Basic Course - China (FRTF05) held at Beihang University, Beijing, China. Course responsible 2017.

PhD Course in Lab Development in Automatic Control  (FRT175F). Founder and course responsible of PhD course in Julia for scientific programming 2017.

Project Course in Clinical Innovations (EEML05). Project proposal and supervision, examinor 2017. Project proposal and co-supervision 2018, 2019.

Project Course in Electronics (BMEF01). Project proposal and supervision 2016.

Predictive Control (FRTN15). Lab and homework assignment responsible, lab hard- and software development 2016.

PhD Course in Julia programming (FRT120F). Founder and course responsible of PhD course in Julia for scientific programming 2016.

Automatic Control Basic Course - China (FRT010) held at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Lecturer 2013, course responsible 2015.

Multivariable Control (FRTN10). Lab software development 2012, 2013.

Mathematical Modeling - Advanced Course (FRT095). Teaching assistant 2011.

Market Driven Systems (FRTN20). Teaching and lab assistant, course material development 2010.

Projects in Automatic Control (FRT090). Teaching assistant and course development 2009, 2010, course responsible 2017.

Predictive Control (FRTN15). Teaching and lab assistant 2009.

Process Control (FRT081). Teaching and lab assistant 2008.

Automatic Control Basic Course (FRT010). Lecturer, Teaching assistant, lab assistant, lab soft- and hardware development 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015.


Previous Experiences

During the period 2005-7, I was involved in the following teaching activities at departments other than Automatic Control.

Course material translation. Translation and typesetting of the text- and exercise books of Automatic Basic Course (FRT010) from Swedish to English. 2006.

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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