Prof. Jonas Tegenfeldt, PhD

Solid State Physics



At the moment we do not have any open positions. However, if you have identified any source of funding that you think would be worth applying for or if you have your own funding, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Senior Researcher

Dr Jason Beech (start 2012) – DNA analysis in nanochannels



Dr Bao Ho Dang (start 2018) – Sorting of nanoscale particles


Graduate Student (Doktorand)

Oskar Ström (start 2017) – Cellphone based DNA analysis in nanochannels


Undergraduate Students , Junior Guests and Project workers (completed theses)



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

Dr Katarina Logg (postdoc 2010-2012) – Chalmers University, Department of Physics (link)

Dr Fredrik Westerlund (senior guest 2009-2010) – Associate 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) – 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)


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)