Mathias Busek

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Mobile phone 92992637
Room SFF - Hybrid Technology Hub
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1110 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)

Academic interests

  • Microfluidic cell cultivation and Organ-on-a-Chip devices (OOC)
  • Modelling and design of microfluidic systems with network models
  • Non-invasive flow measurement with Particle-Image-Velocimetry (PIV)
  • Pneumatically driven valves and pumps
  • Mass transport in microfluidic systems
  • Hypoxia-on-a-Chip
  • Bioprinting

Courses taught

  • Organ-on-a-Chip lecture:
  • Practical Training on Microfluidics at Chair of Microsystems


Studied Electrical Engineering at the TU Dresden in the field of Precision-/Micro- and Biomedical Engineering and graduated with a diploma degree in 2009. From 2010 to 2013 Scientific associate at the Institute for Medical Biotechnology at the TU Berlin and Fraunhofer IWS in Dresden and continued to work at Fraunhofer until 2018. Doctorate at the Institute of Solid State Electronics at the TU Dresden (Modelling und regulation of nutrient supply in microfluidic cell culture devices). From 2018 to 2020 postdoctoral fellow at the chair of Microsystems at TU Dresden.


  • 2017: Fraunhofer-Institute award for innovative product development.
  • 2018: European EARTO Innovation Award (3rd place) for Multi-Organ-Chip developments
  • 2019: Scientia II fellowship (Marie-Curie co-fund project).

Positions held

  • 2010-2013: Scientific associate at the Institute for Medical Biotechnology at the TU Berlin
  • 2013-2018: Scientific associate and PhD fellow at Fraunhofer IWS in Dresden.
  • 2018-2020: Postdoctoral fellow at Chair of Microsystems at TU Dresden


  • Dr. Frank Sonntag, Fraunhofer IWS, Dresden, Germany.
  • Prof. Andreas Richter, Chair of Microsystems, TU Dresden, Germany.
  • Dr. Tomasz Kolanowski, Institute of Human Genetics, Poznan, Poland.
  • Prof. Kaomei Guan, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, TU Dresden, Germany.
  • Prof. Peter Loskill, University of Tuebingen and Fraunhofer IGB Stuttgart, Germany.



  • Busek, Mathias; Aizenshtadt, Aleksandra; Amirola Martinez, Mikel; Delon, Ludivine & Krauss, Stefan Johannes Karl (2022). Academic User View: Organ-on-a-Chip Technology. Biosensors. ISSN 2079-6374. doi: 10.3390/bios12020126.

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