Johan Sidén, Assistant Professor, Mid Sweden University
Johan Sidén received a Ph.D. degree in electronics from Mid-Sweden University in 2007, where he is now an Assistant Professor. His research interests include RFID/NFC technology, wireless sensor networks, antennas and printed passive electronics, including printed sensors and batteries. Much of his research is devoted on how to combine traditional RFID technology with sensor functionality in order to also retrieve dynamic data such as temperature, humidity and mechanical stress. Johan is co-author of several patents related to RFID antennas and sensors and co-founder of two spin-off companies. Parallel to his academic career he has also worked as engineer for development of RFID and sensors technologies at companies in USA and Sweden.