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Stefan Andersson-Engels

Prof. Stefan  Andersson-Engels

Irish Photonic Integration Ctr. (IPIC)

Tyndall National Institute
Lee Maltings Dyke Parade


tel: +353 21 234 6118
E-mail: stefan.andersson-engels@tyndall.ie

Area of Expertise

Biomedical Optics, Optical diagnostics for medicine, Photodynamic therapy, Time-resolved imaging, Photon migration, Upconverting nanoparticles


Prof. Stefan Andersson-Engels is an expert in biomedical optics applications, with 30 years experience in areas from theoretical modelling of light propagation in tissue to clinical translation and commercial uptake. He is newly recruited to IPIC from heading the biophotonics activity at Lund University, being the director of the Medical Laser Centre and deputy head of Division of Atomic Physics there. His primary reason to join IPIC was to maximize the chances to assist patients in developing biomedical instruments based on photonics, bringing fundamental research to the clinic. His work has so far resulted in three spin-off companies. He has from the role in Lund, collaborated widely with researchers from all across the world. He is a recipient of an SFI Research Professorship award, and leads through his programme a team of nearly 20 researchers.

Lecture Title(s)

Fluorescence Imaging and Tomography utilizing Upconverting Nanoparticles as a Contrast Agent

Dosimetry for Interstitial Photodynamic Therapy

Photon Time-of-Flight for Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications

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