Bjørn Torger Stokke
Bjørn Torger Stokke holds an engineering degree in physics and a Ph.D. in biophysics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH). Stokke is currently a professor in physics, specialization in biophysics and medical technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, University of California, La Sapienza University of Rome, and Osaka Prefecture University. He has been instrumental in establishing nanotechnology research and education at NTNU over the past decade. Stokke lead research activity related to nanomedicine with an emphasis on fundamental understanding of nanoscale interactions between biological macromolecules and possible exploitation of this strategy in diagnostics (biosensors) and therapeutics (vectors for gene delivery, mucolytics, and others).