Most recent publications:

Jernelv, I. L., Mid-Infrared Tuneable Laser Spectroscopy for Glucose Sensing, ISBN ISBN 978-82-326-4810-8, in: Doctoral theses at NTNU (ISSN 1503-8181), 2020:231, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, Aug 2020.

Åm, M. K., Dirnena-Fusini, I., Fougner, A. L., Carlsen, S. M., and Christiansen, S. C., Intraperitoneal and Subcutaneous Glucagon Delivery in Anaesthetized Pigs: Effects on Circulating Glucagon and Glucose Levels, Scientific Reports, Vol. 10, No. 13735, Aug 2020.

Jernelv, I. L., Hjelme, D. R., and Aksnes, A., Infrared measurements of glucose in peritoneal fluid with a tuneable quantum cascade laser, Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 11, No. 7, pp. 3818–29, Jul 2020.

Jernelv, I. L., Strøm, K., Hjelme, D. R., and Aksnes, A., Mid-infrared spectroscopy with a fiber-coupled tuneable quantum cascade laser for glucose sensing, Proc. SPIEE Photonics West BiOS, Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications XX, Vol. 11233, pp. 11233–36, San Fransisco, California, US, Feb 2020.

Sunilkumar, T. S., Søiland, E., Stavdahl, Ø., and Fougner, A. L., Pilot Study of Exploiting Abdominal Sound for Early Meal Onset Detection (ePoster), ATTD 2020, Madrid, Spain, Feb 2020.

Dirnena-Fusini, I., Åm, M. K., Carlsen, S. M., Fougner, A. L., and Christiansen, S. C., The Metabolic Effects of Continuous Intra-Peritoneal Insulin Infusion, a Systematic Review (ePoster), ATTD 2020, Madrid, Spain, Feb 2020.

Åm, M. K., Dirnena-Fusini, I., Carlsen, S. M., Fougner, A. L., and Christiansen, S. C., Intraperitoneal and Subcutaneous Glucagon Delivery in Pigs: Effects on circulating Glucagon and Glucose Levels (ePoster), ATTD 2020, Madrid, Spain, Feb 2020.

Kölle, K., Biester, T., Christiansen, S. C., Fougner, A. L., and Stavdahl. Ø., Pattern Recognition Reveals Postprandial Changes in CGM Data: Non-Individualized Meal Detection in DM1, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 594–602, Feb 2020. (Preprint).

Fuglerud, S. S., Milenko, K., Aksnes, A., and Hjelme, D. R., Surface-Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy for Optical Fiber Sensing, Materials, Vol. 13, No. 34, Jan 2020.

Staal, O. M., Sælid, S., Fougner, A. L., and Stavdahl, Ø., Meal estimation from Continuous Glucose Monitor data using Kalman filtering and hypothesis testing, Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) Proceedings, Vol. 58, pp. 5654–5661, Nice, France, 12 Dec 2019.

More publications:

List of APT's publications 2014–2020.

List of older publications and patents by APT members.

— A list of all scientific publications from the APT group can be found in Cristin.

Former employees of the APT research group:

I. L. Jernelv Ine Larsen Jernelv received her MSc degree in Nanotechnology from NTNU in 2015 and worked for APT as a PhD candidate from May 2016 until April 2020. Her PhD thesis is entitled "Mid-Infrared Tuneable Laser Spectroscopy for Glucose Sensing" and the public defense was in Aug 2020. Supervised by Astrid Aksnes.
Currently employed as a researcher at the University of Tromsø -- The Arctic University of Norway.
C. L. Zazueta Dr Claudia Lopez Zazueta was an ERCIM postdoctoral research fellow at the Department Engineering Cybernetics. MSc in Physics and Mathematics (University of Granada, Spain), with specialization in Mathematical Methods and Models in Science and Engineering, and MSc in Mathematical Sciences (UNAM, Mexico). PhD in Control, Signal and Image Processing (Inria, France). Employed as a postdoc in Artificial Pancreas Trondheim from February 2019 to November 2019, focusing on mathematical modeling and system identification. Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner and Øyvind Stavdahl. Currently (Dec 2019) working as a postdoc in INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France.
K. Milenko Dr Karolina Milenko was a postdoctoral research fellow at Department of Electronic Systems, NTNU. MSc and PhD in Physics, with specialization in optical fiber sensing technologies. Employed as a postdoc in Artificial Pancreas Trondheim from June 2016 to November 2019, she focused on design and development of novel sensing devices for intraperitoneal glucose levels, based on optical spectroscopy methods.​ Supervised by Astrid Aksnes. Currently (Dec 2019) working in SINTEF Digital, Oslo.
K. Kölle Dr Konstanze Kölle received her MSc degree in Chemical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University and worked for APT as a PhD candidate from May 2014 until September 2018. Her PhD thesis is entitled "Towards a Safe Artificial Pancreas: Meal Detection and the Intraperitoneal Route" and the public defence was 7 Dec 2018. The main supervisor was Associate Professor Øyvind Stavdahl and the co-supervisors were Professor Sven M. Carlsen and Associate Professor Anders Fougner. Currently (Dec 2019) working in SINTEF Energy Research, Trondheim.
 

Former students and interns of the APT research group:

Andrea Holten Andrea Holten pursued a term project and a MSc thesis at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. Thesis title "Enhancing the robustness of meal onset detection by sensor fusion". Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner and Sunilkumar Telagam Setti.
N. L. Røste Nora Lyngstad Røste pursued a term project and a MSc thesis at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. Thesis title "Analysis of repetitive electrograms". Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner, Øyvind Stavdahl and Sunilkumar Telagam Setti.
NA Emil Jenssen, Martin Navarsete Murvold and Henriette Mathisen pursued their BSc theses at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Spring 2020, on a project related to miniaturization of a hormone infusion system. Supervised by Patrick Bösch.
L. S. Sæle Ludvig S. Sæle pursued a term project at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Spring 2019 on a topic related to bowel sounds, and his MSc thesis during Fall 2019 on a topic related to parametric uncertainty in model-based control. Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner and Sebastien Gros.
T. Gini Tamara Gini, BSc in Computer Science from ETH Zürich. She was with APT for 3 months (Sep-Dec 2019) as part of an IAESTE internship. She worked on the interface between glucose sensors, insulin pumps and a control algorithm, as well as helping with other tasks in APT requiring excellent programming skills.
C. A. Muralitharan Chris Arun Muralitharan pursued a term project at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2019, on Kalman filter for sensor fusion in biomedical applications. Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner.
W. Azam

Waleed Azam pursues his MSc at Dept. of Electronic Systems and worked for APT in a 15% position during Spring and Summer 2019. His work consisted of programming tasks, which focus on interfacing experimental hardware with advanced control software.
E. Søiland Elise Søiland pursued a term project and her MSc thesis at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2018 and Spring 2019, on topics related to system identification and meal detection. Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner.
P. M. Stige Peter Martinius Stige pursued a term project and his MSc thesis at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2018 and Spring 2019, on topics related to Prediktor Medical AS. Supervised by Anders Lyngvi Fougner and Steinar Sælid.
K. Strøm Karina Strøm pursued her MSc thesis at Dept. of Electronic Systems during Spring 2019, on a topic related to optical glucose sensors. Supervised by Astrid Aksnes and Ine Larsen Jernelv.
A. G. Thorbjørnsrud Andreas Grue Thorbjørnsrud pursued his MSc in Pharmacy at Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine during Fall 2018 and Spring 2019. He performed a literature review on ways to enhance the absorption of drugs, with special emphasis on insulin and glucagon. Supervised by Sven M. Carlsen.
S. N. Finne Solveig Nyland Finne pursued her MSc in Pharmacy at Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine during Fall 2018 and Spring 2019. She studied ways of enhancing the absorption of subcutaneous delivered insulin. Supervised by Sven M. Carlsen.
Ø. Halvorsen Ørjan Halvorsen pursued a term project at Dept. of Electronic Systems during Fall 2018, on a topic related to exploring nanopatterns for use in a optical sensor based on surface enhanced Raman Scattering. Supervised by Karolina Milenko.
E. P. R. da Cruz Eduardo Pelizzari Raizel da Cruz stayed with the Dept. of Electronic Systems and APT during Fall 2018 during an IAESTE internship. He is a senior year Electrical Engineering major student at Western Paraná State University, Brasil. His previous work focused on sensor programming, signal processing, tests and measurements. He worked on data logging and implementation of real-time glucose prediction in the lab. Supervised by Silje S. Fuglerud.
M. S. Zakariassen Mathias Sunde Zakariassen pursued his MSc thesis at Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering during Spring 2018, on a topic related to APT and development of an intraperitoneal port. Supervised by Terje Rølvåg.
K. H. Hopland Karoline Holst Hopland pursued her MSc thesis at Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering during Spring 2018, on a topic related to APT and development of an intraperitoneal port. Supervised by Terje Rølvåg.
S. B. Kjeldby Snorre Braathen Kjeldby pursued his MSc thesis at Dept. of Electronic Systems during Spring 2018, on a topic related to APT and optical spectroscopy methods for glucose sensing. Supervised by Karolina Milenko, Astrid Aksnes, Dag Roar Hjelme and Reinold Ellingsen.
K. Kvello Kaja Kvello pursued her MSc thesis at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Spring 2018, on a topic related to APT and meal detection. Supervised by Konstanze Kölle and Anders Fougner.
K. A. Unstad Karl Arthur Unstad pursued his MSc thesis at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Winter 2017/2018, on a topic related to APT and fault detection. Supervised by Konstanze Kölle, Anders Fougner and Øyvind Stavdahl.
S. Ihle Stephan Ihle, MSc in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology with a specialization in Neurotechnology. He graduated from the the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETHZ), Switzerland in Aug 2017. Stephan worked with APT for 3 months in Fall 2017 during an IAESTE internship. Nowadays he is working towards a PhD at ETH Zürich, Laboratory of Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
H. K. Arild Helene Kongshavn Arild pursued her term project at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2017, on a topic related to APT and system identification. Supervised by Anders Fougner and Øyvind Stavdahl.
S. Hukkelås Snorre Hukkelås pursued his term project at Dept. of Engineering Cybernetics during Fall 2017, on a topic related to APT and glucose monitoring. Supervised by Anders Fougner and Øyvind Stavdahl.
R. T. Nøstbakken Roar Tordahl Nøstbakken pursued his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics during Spring 2017, on a topic related to APT. Roar studied the possibilities for using additional sensor modalities to identify and suppress motion artefacts in non-invasive glucose measurements.
S. Nagarajah Sajeetha (Gita) Nagarajah pursued her master thesis in Pharmacy at Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children's and Women's Health during Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, on a topic related to APT. In an animal model she investigated how intraabdominal administration of glucagon affects circulating glucose level. Supervised by Sven M. Carlsen.
A. Danielsen Albert Danielsen pursued his BSc thesis at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in spring 2017, on a topic related to APT and glucose sensor calibration rig. Supervised by Patrick Bösch and Pål Gisvold.
A. Nilsen Anders Nilsen pursued his BSc thesis at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in spring 2017, on a topic related to APT and glucose sensor calibration rig. Supervised by Patrick Bösch and Pål Gisvold.
A. H. Grøvdal Axel Hansen Grøvdal pursued his BSc thesis at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in spring 2017, on a topic related to APT and glucose sensor calibration rig. Supervised by Patrick Bösch and Pål Gisvold. He also did an internship with APT during summer and fall 2017.
Eirik Knævelsrud received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in Feb 2017, on a topic related to APT and mathematical modeling. Supervised by Anders Fougner and Sverre Hendseth.


Nicolay Berge Erlbeck received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in June 2016, on a topic related to APT, mathematical modeling and real-time system identification. Supervisors: Øyvind Stavdahl, Konstanze Kölle and Anders Fougner.


Per Magnus Walmsness received his MSc degree at Department of Physics in June 2016. MSc thesis: Design and Analysis of Optical Fiber Probes for Glucose Sensing in the Peritoneal Cavity. Supervisor: Ursula Gibson.
He is now working towards a PhD degree at NTNU, Department of Physics.

Lars Magnus Kaasa received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in July 2016, on a topic related to APT and adaptive glucose control. MS thesis: Simulert adaptiv regulering av blodsukkernivå hos diabetikere [in Norwegian]. Supervisor: Øyvind Stavdahl.


Kaj Andreas Palm received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in June 2015, on a topic related to APT and intraperitoneal glucose sensing. Supervisor: Øyvind Stavdahl.


Håkon Øyen received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in June 2015. MSc thesis: Pulsatile insulin infusion in closed-loop glucose control in diabetes mellitus type 1. Supervisors: Øyvind Stavdahl, Anders Fougner and Konstanze Kölle.
Petter Rossvoll received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in February 2015. MSc thesis: Optical dip probes for near-infrared spectroscopic glucose sensing in peritoneal fluid. Supervisors: Øyvind Stavdahl and Anders Fougner.


Hans Erik Frøyen received his MSc degree at Department of Engineering Cybernetics in June 2014. MSc thesis: Algorithms for closed-loop glucose control in diabetes and intensive-care patients. Supervisors: Øyvind Stavdahl and Anders Fougner.

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