Postgraduate Students

Mr Markus Knoerzer


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Office location: 12.10.31

Biography: Markus Knoerzer is a Ph.D. Candidate in the School of Engineering at RMIT University. He received his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Markus is a member of the Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE, and he is the president of the RMIT photonics society, a post graduate student group associated with the Optical Society (OSA). His research focuses on integrated photonic biosensors and how they can be improved using signal processing. Furthermore, Markus programmed most of the automation in the photonic lab.

Journal Publications

  • Nguyen, T.G., Ren, G., Schoenhardt, S., Knoerzer, M., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., “Ridge Resonance in Silicon Photonics Harnessing Bound States in the Continuum”, Laser and Photonics Reviews, 13 (10), art. no. 1900035, (2019). DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201900035
  • Boes, A., Chang, L., Knoerzer, M., Nguyen, T.G., Peters, J.D., Bowers, J.E., Mitchell, A., “Improved second harmonic performance in periodically poled LNOI waveguides through engineering of lateral leakage”, Optics Express, 27 (17), pp. 23919-23928, (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OE.27.023919
  • Knoerzer, M., Szydzik, C., Ren, G., Huertas, C.S., Palmer, S., Tang, P., Nguyen, T.G., Bui, L., Boes, A., Mitchell, A., “Optical frequency comb based system for photonic refractive index sensor interrogation”, Optics Express, 27 (15), pp. 21532-21545, (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OE.27.021532
  • Szydzik, C., Brazilek, R.J., Khoshmanesh, K., Akbaridoust, F., Knoerzer, M., Thurgood, P., Muir, I., Marusic, I., Nandurkar, H., Mitchell, A., Nesbitt, W.S., “Elastomeric microvalve geometry affects haemocompatibility”, Lab on a Chip, 18 (12), pp. 1778-1792, (2018). DOI: 10.1039/c7lc01320e
  • Baratchi, S., Knoerzer, M., Khoshmanesh, K., Mitchell, A., McIntyre, P., “Shear Stress Regulates TRPV4 Channel Clustering and Translocation from Adherens Junctions to the Basal Membrane”, Scientific Reports, 7 (1), art. no. 15942, (2017). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-16276-7
  • Szydzik, C., Gavela, A.F., Herranz, S., Roccisano, J., Knoerzer, M., Thurgood, P., Khoshmanesh, K., Mitchell, A., Lechuga, L.M., “An automated optofluidic biosensor platform combining interferometric sensors and injection moulded microfluidics”, Lab on a Chip, 17 (16), pp. 2793-2804, (2017). DOI: 10.1039/c7lc00524e
  • Knoerzer, M., Szydzik, C., Tovar-Lopez, F.J., Tang, X., Mitchell, A., Khoshmanesh, K., “Dynamic drag force based on iterative density mapping: A new numerical tool for three-dimensional analysis of particle trajectories in a dielectrophoretic system”, Electrophoresis, 37 (4), pp. 645-657, (2016). DOI: 10.1002/elps.201500454
  • Szydzik, C., Niego, B., Dalzell, G., Knoerzer, M., Ball, F., Nesbitt, W.S., Medcalf, R.L., Khoshmanesh, K., Mitchell, A., “Fabrication of complex PDMS microfluidic structures and embedded functional substrates by one-step injection moulding”, RSC Advances, 6 (91), pp. 87988-87994, (2016). DOI: 10.1039/c6ra20688c