Most recent publications:

Staal, O. M., Sælid, S., Fougner, A. L., and Stavdahl, Ø., Meal estimation from Continuous Glucose Monitor data using Kalman filtering and hypothesis testing, to be presented at Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Nice, France, 12 Dec 2019. In press.

Sunilkumar, T. S., Søiland, E., Stavdahl, Ø., and Fougner, A. L., Pilot Study of Early Meal Onset Detection from Abdominal Sounds, to be presented at IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (EHB), Iasi, Romania, 22 Nov 2019. In press.

Zazueta, C. L., Stavdahl, Ø., and Fougner, A. L., Simple Nonlinear Models for Glucose-Insulin Dynamics: Application to Intraperitoneal Insulin Infusion, IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering (FOSBE), Valencia, Spain, 17 Oct 2019.

Åm, M. K., Fougner, A. L., Ellingsen, R., Hjelme, D. R., Bösch, P. C., Stavdahl, Ø., Carlsen, S. M., and Christiansen, S. C., Why intraperitoneal glucose sensing is sometimes surprisingly rapid and sometimes slow: A hypothesis, Medical Hypotheses, Vol. 132, Nov 2019. + Erratum for "Why intraperitoneal...", Medical Hypotheses, Vol. 134, Jan 2020.

Kölle, K., Fougner, A. L., Ellingsen, R., Carlsen, S. M., and Stavdahl. Ø., Feasibility of early meal detection based on abdominal sound, IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.1–12, Dec 2019.

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, Apr 2019. In press (Preprint).

Staal, O. M., Fougner, A. L., Sælid, S., and Stavdahl, Ø., Glucose-insulin metabolism model reduction and parameter selection using sensitivity analysis, American Control Conference (ACC), Philadelphia, USA, 12 July 2019.

Fuglerud, S. S., Milenko, K., Ellingsen, R., Aksnes, A., and Hjelme, D. R., Feasibility of Supercontinuum Sources for use in Glucose Sensing by Absorption Spectroscopy, SPIE European Conferences on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany, 23–27 June 2019.

Kölle, K., Fougner, A. L., Lundteigen, M. A., Carlsen, S. M., Ellingsen, R., and Stavdahl, Ø., Risk Analysis for the Design of a Safe Artificial Pancreas Control System, Health and Technology, Vol.9, No. 3, pp. 311–328, May 2019.

Staal, O. M., Blood glucose dynamics: Identification, smoothing and real time estimation in free-living settings, ISBN 978-82-326-3863-5, in: Doctoral theses at NTNU (ISSN 1503-8181), 2019:132, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, May 2019.

Fuglerud, S. S., Milenko, K., Ellingsen, R., Aksnes, A., and Hjelme, D. R., Glucose sensing by absorption spectroscopy using lensed optical fibers, Applied Optics, Vol. 58, No. 10, pp. 2456–2462, Apr 2019.

Kölle, K., Aftab, M. F., Andersson, L. E., Fougner, A. L., and Stavdahl, Ø., Data Driven Filtering of Bowel Sounds Using Multivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition, BioMedical Engineering Online, Vol. 18, 20 Mar 2019.

More publications:

List of APT's publications 2014–2019.

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:

K. Milenko Dr Karolina Milenko, 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.
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.
 

Former students and interns of the APT research group:

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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