Division of Sensor and Actuator Systems - SAS

Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology - IFM


Modern transduction systems entail a variety of highly specialized functions reaching across multiple disciplines. Such systems are the result of the harmonic integration of complementary expertise, from material sciences and device physics to actuation and autonomous data mining.

Dr. Anke Suska

Senior Scientist

Research Units

EU - Horizon 2020

Funding & Opportunities

  1. Optical Chemical Sensing

  2. Autonomous Lab-on-a-chip

  3. 3D printed fast prototyping of Optics and Microfluidics

  4. Distributed Detection Systems and Apps

Optical Devices Laboratory

Dr. Daniel Filippini

Professor in Applied Physics

Applied Sensor Science

  1. Graphene and SiC-FET gas sensors

  2. Graphene and monolayers for gas sensors

  3. Emissions monitoring and control

  4. Particle sensors

  5. Smart Sensing / Data Mining

Dr. Mike Andersson

Senior Scientist / Docent

Dr. Donatella Puglisi

Assistant professor / Docent

Dr. Jens Eriksson

Assistant professor / Docent

Biosensors and Bioelectronics

The division of Sensor and Actuator Systems (SAS) conducts multidisciplinary research on all areas of transduction sciences from materials for sensors, and systems integration to cell free synthetic biology lab-on-a-chip detection and soft robots.

The division also hosts the fabrication expertise and facilities,

supporting all areas of our research including classical device microfabrication and modern fast prototyping of microfluidics and optics.

We are a horizontal association of scientists contributing to the progress of our field and providing innovative solutions for industry and society.

  1. Integrated Biosensor Platform

  2. Membrane based lateral flow tests

  3. Encapsulated catalytic and biocatalytic system

  4. Processable materials for printed bioelectronic devices

Dr. Martin Wing Cheung MAK

Associate professor

Chemical Sensor Systems

  1. Electrochemical sensing

  2. Basic electrochemistry

  3. Gas sensing

  4. Drinking water monitoring sensor systems

Dr. Mats Eriksson

Associate professor

  1. Electroactive surfaces and scaffolds

  2. On-chip mechanostimulation of cells

  3. Polymer (micro-)actuators

  4. Soft microrobotics

Dr. Edwin Jager

Associate professor

Bionics and Transduction Science

Graphene sensors; Soft microrobots and actuators; Biosensors; 3D printed optics and Autonomous lab-on-a-chip; Chemical imaging; Data mining; Integrated detection systems

11 Early Stage Research positions (2017-2020)