Mandenius is professor Engineering Biology at Linköping University since 1999 and head of the Division of Biotechnology. He is M.Eng. and D.Eng in applied biochemistry and biotechnology from Lund University. His main research interests are bioprocess engineering, biosensor technology and biotechnology design. Recent topics developed in his research are conceptual design of bioproducts and bioprocesses, in vitro analytical methods for cell-based assays, analytical applications with pluripotent stem cells derived to cardiac and hepatic cells.