Mikael Sjödahl
Mikael Sjödahl

Mikael Sjödahl

Professor and Head of Subject, Chaired Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Experimental Mechanics
Fluid and Experimental Mechanics
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
+46 (0)920 491220
E801 Luleå

I received my MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå university of Technology in 1989 with a specialization in Applied Mechanics. I moved back to LTU after 1 ½ years as research engineer in aeromechanics at FFV in Eskilstuna to start my PhD studies in Experimental Mechanics. I presented my thesis 1995 on the topic Digital Speckle Photography, now more broadly known as Digital Image Correlation. After positions as Postdoc and Lecturer I was appointed full professor in 2003. Since 2004 I hold the Chair in Experimental Mechanics at LTU. I have published about 120 papers in international journals and contributed to two books on Speckle Methods.

My current research is primarily focused on experimental full-field methods in Material Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics and Production Technology. Dynamic properties of laser speckles and methods to isolate and extract information from these rapidly changing fields have been a long time interest. Current projects include three-dimensional imaging, true three dimensional strain fields and robustness in interferometric measurements.

I teach primarily in advanced level courses. On the Graduate level I give the courses Imaging, Correlation Optics and Modern Experimental Methods. On the undergraduate level I teach the course Technical Wave Physics. I am also responsible for the specialization towards Physical Measurement Methods and Sensorsystems within the Engineering Physics Programme.


Article in journal

Single-Step Preprocessing of Raman Spectra using Convolutional Neural Networks (2020)

Wahl. J, Sjödahl. M, Ramser. K
Applied Spectroscopy
Article in journal

Automated Dielectric Thermoscopy Characterization of Water Contaminated Grease (2019)

Dittes. N, Sjödahl. M, Pettersson. A, Lang. D
Tribology Transactions, Vol. 62, nr. 5, s. 859-867
Article in journal

Gradient Correlation Functions in Digital Image Correlation (2019)

Sjödahl. M
Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, nr. 10
Conference paper

Polarization Resolved Dual-View Holographic System for Investigation of Microparticles (2019)

Öhman. J, Sjödahl. M, Gren. P
Part of: OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), 2019, Th2A.5
Article in journal

Polarization-resolved dual-view holographic system for 3D inspection of scattering particles (2019)

Öhman. J, Gren. P, Sjödahl. M
Applied Optics, Vol. 58, nr. 34, s. G31-G40