Thomas Laurell
Thomas Laurell / Professor Medical Chemical Microsensors, Lund University

Thomas Laurell received his PhD in electrical engineering in 1995 at Lund University and obtained a position as associate professor in 1998 at Lund University. He holds a position as Professor in Medical and Chemical Microsensors since 2000 with a focus on Lab-On-A-Chip technologies in biomedicine at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Div. Nanobiotechnology and Lab-on-a-chip.

In 2005 Laurell co-founded the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society, CBMS, the ruling body of the MicroTAS conference series and has served as the President of CBMS, since 2009. He has also cofounded the Centre of Excellence in Biological and Medical Mass Spectrometry, a national infrastructure node at Lund University.

In 2009 Laurell was appointed Distinguished Professor at Dongguk University, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea and he is an elected Fellow of School of Engineering, Tokyo University since 2015.

Laurell is also an elected member of: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, The Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences, and The Royal Physiographic Society.
Laurell has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific publications, filed 31 patent applications and has co-founded 4 start-up companies.

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