Background and activities

Anaesthesiologist, researcher, med-tech entrepreneur, and lecturer at St Olav University Hospital and NTNU with a special interest in in vivo biosensors and complex physiological regulation.

Current positions

  • Senior consultant anaesthesiologist, Dep of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St Olav University Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Dep of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology


  • Professional study medicine at NTNU 1997 – 2003
  • Residency Narvik and Meløy 2003 – 2005
  • Anaesthesiologist since 2005, registered specialist 2010, cardiothoracic anaesthesiologist since 2012; St Olav University Hospital
  • PhD at NTNU 2009 – 2012
  • Postdoc researcher NTNU 2015 – 2020
  • Supervisor (previous/ongoing) of 13 Master Thesis and 3 PhD Thesis
  • Lecturer at the Medical Faculty NTNU since 2015
  • Research experience within animal- and clinical studies, physiological studies (circulation), high-resolution sensor-data, medical-technological innovation and development, and research management

Previous research

  • 2009 – 2012: PhD. Automated Glucose Control: Continuous glucose measurement, insulin pharmacology, and development of a regulation algorithm
  • 2009 – 2019: Cooperation/unpaid medical consultant GlucoSet (previous InvivoSense)
  • 2012 – 2015: Co-founder and early participant in the research group Artificial Pancreas Trondheim.
  • 2015 – 2020: Complex physiological regulation and oscilliations. Postdoc project, PhD-supervisor, supervisor of several master thesis
  • 2017 – 2020: Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Moon Labs; prototyping of the Evo biosensor

Ongoing research

  • Development of non-invasive sensors and systems for patient monitoring
  • Postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients (prevention, sensortechnology)

Teaching and supervision

  • Supervisor at the Master and PhD programs at NTNU
  • Head of the anaesthesia teaching at the professional study in medicine at NTNU
  • Miscellaneous internal teaching for doctors and nurses at St Olav University Hospital
  • Link: my teaching material (Norwegian page)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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