Departmental Coordinator of Research, Innovation, Publication, and Knowledge Exchange (RIPKE), College Of Natural And Applied Sciences

PhD in (Bio) Engineering at Lund University


1. Bioanalysis

2. Bioethics

3. Biosafety, Biopolicy and Bioethics

4. Downstream Processing

5. Food Microbiology and Processing


Research interests: Biosensor technology, Nanotechnology, Immunoassay, and Bioseparation.


  • Principal Investigator:CDV Biosensor Project under UDSM sponsorship- 2019- to date
  • Assistant Principal Investigator: Bio-Nitrogen Project under SIDA sponsorship-2018-to date.



  1. Mahadhy A, StåhlWernersson E, Mattiasson B, Hedström M (2020). Rapid Detection of the mecA gene for Diagnosis of Methicillin- Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by a Novel, Label-free Real-time Biosensor. Journal of Biotechnology Reports (in Press).
  2. Mahadhy A (2015) Development of an Ultrasensitive Capacitive DNA sensor: a promising tool towards microbial diagnostics. Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden ISBN 978-91-7422-382-8.
  3. Mahadhy A, Mamo G, StåhlWernersson E, Mattiasson B, Hedström M (2014). PCR-Free Capacitive Biosensor for Selective for Selective Detection and Quantification of Enterobacteriacea DNA. Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques 5: 210.
  4. Mahadhy A, StåhlWernersson E, Mattiasson B, Hedström M (2014). Use of a Capacitive Affinity Biosensor for Sensitive and Selective Detection and Quantification of DNA—A model Study. Journal of Biotechnology Reports 3: 42-48.
  5. Mahadhy A (2010) Enrichment of Phosphorylated Proteins using Fe(III) Polyacrylamide Nitrilotriacetic Acid Monolith Cryogel with Subsequent Mass Spectrometric Analysis. Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden.
  6. Mbatia B, Adlercreutz D, Adlercreutz P, Mahadhy A, Mulaa F, Mattiasson B (2010). Enzymatic Oil Extraction and Positional Analysis of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Nile Perch and Salmon Heads. Journal of Process Biochemistry 45:815-819.