Get to know Per Ola

  • What do you like most about working on the project? 

To meet and collaborate with engaged scientists to realize new technical achievements in the area of rapid on-site detection. 

  • What is the coolest thing about your field? 

The overall task is a big challenge, but by applying a multidisciplinary approach provided by a broad team competence, it is possible to make progress. 

  • What do you want to achieve with your research? 

A sensitive and selective sensor device, with low false alarm rate. 

  • Name a value that drives you? 

Open mind. 

  • Share a turning point or defining moment in your work as a scientist? 

The experiments did not work as predicted, but then I suddenly understood that I was wrong. 

  • What do you enjoy doing outside of work? 

Run forward. 

  • Name a favorite book/movie/podcast? Why is it so good? 

Movie: Life of Brian. It is fun. 

  • What is your favorite quote?  

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”