Prof. Jonas Tegenfeldt, PhD

Solid State Physics



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Senior Researcher

Dr Jason Beech (start 2012) – Microfluidics, microfab, advanced microscopy (including STED), coding (Python), image processing, deterministic lateral displacement, viscoelastic waves, general nanobio lab support.


Graduate Student (Doktorand)

Elham Akbari (start spring 2021) – Bacterial morphology

Esra Yilmaz (start fall 2020) – Cell biomechanics

Enrico Turato (start 2020) – Viscoelastic waves, DNA sample preparation and horse parasites





Dr Oskar Ström (PhD studies 2017-2023)

Dr Bao Dang Ho (PhD studies 2014-2018; postdoc 2018-2021)

Dr Joachim Fritzsche (postdoc 2010-2012) – Chalmers University (Langhammer lab); Founder and owner of NMetis

Dr Katarina Logg (postdoc 2010-2012)

Dr Fredrik Westerlund (senior guest 2009-2010) – Professor at Chalmers Technical University (link)

Dr Fredrik Persson (postdoc 2009-2011) – Senior Principal Scientist at Vanadis Diagnostics (link)

Dr Walter Reisner (postdoc 2006-2007, shared with DTU) – Assistant Professor at McGill University (link)

Kushagr Punyani (PhD studies 2014-2019) – Sorting based on deformability, morphology, density (Lic thesis)

Trung Tran (PhD studies 2014-2019) – Cell-mechanical fractionation and characterization of cancer cells (PhD thesis)

Feifei Peng (PhD studies 2014-2019) – Novel microgel architectures (Prof Peter Schurtenberger main advisor)

Bao Ho Dang (PhD studies 2014-2018 and postdoc 2018-2021) – Sorting based on morphology, dielectric properties (PhD thesis)

Stefan Holm (PhD studies 2012-2018)  – Deterministic sorting devices for diagnostics (PhD thesis)

Henrik Persson (PhD studies 2009-2014) – Hollow nanowires for biological applications (PhD thesis)

Camilla Freitag (PhD studies start 2009-2013) – DNA analysis in nanochannels (Lic thesis)

Erik Werner (PhD studies start 2009) – Polymer physics theory (transferred to Prof Bernhard Mehlig at GU as of DEC 2012)

Jason Beech (PhD studies 2006-2011) – Microfluidics-Separation and Analysis of Biological Particles (PhD thesis)

Charleston Noble (2013-2014) – DNA analysis in nanochannels (currently at McKinsey & Company)

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Contact information Lund:


Jonas Tegenfeldt

Office Q142
Division of Solid State Physics
Department of Physics
Lund University
Box 118
SE-221 00 Lund

Visiting address:
Professorsgatan 1
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Office Phone: +46-(0)46-222 8063 (forwarded to mobile phone)
Fax: +46-(0)46-222 3637
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Optics and fluidics labs (Q129 and Q112)
Soft lithography (PDMS) lab (Q126)
Super resolution microscopy (STED) lab (Q115)
Microbiology lab (BSL2) (Q262)

Biochemistry Lab (Q226)

Storage room (C266A)


Short CV:


2014 - present Full Professor at Solid State Physics, Lund University

2008-2014 VR-financed "Rådsforskare" (Eng: Senior Research Fellowship Award)

2003-2008 VR-financed "Forskarassistent" (Eng: Assistant Professor)

2007 Docent (Associate Professor) in Solid State Physics

1998 - 2003 PostDoc at Princeton University

1997 PhD in Solid State Physics Lund University

1991 MSc in Engineering Physics / Materials Science Uppsala University

1986 Swedish Defense Institute of Language (Military Service)


Research interests

Micro and nanotechnology to address life science problems.


  • Separation science
  • Nanofluidics
  • Polymers in confined environments
  • Tools for single-cell biology
  • Super resolution microscopy (STED)