Dr. Charusluk Viphavakit currently joined the International school of engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand as a lecturer in August 2018. Her research interests include the design, development and characterisation of integrated optics nanowire waveguides, the study of surface plasmon properties on nanowire waveguides including their sensing applications, the fabrication of semiconductor and polymer sub-micron nanowire waveguieds, and optical fibre sensor for medical/biomedical applications.
February 2016 – June 2018
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (Irish Research Council funded) Optical Fibre Sensors Research Centre (OFSRC), University of Limerick, Ireland Research area: Optical fiber sensor for biomedical applications
June 2016 – June 2017
Harvard Medical School, Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program (GCSRT) 2016-2017 Harvard Medical School Scholarships and University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School funded Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
August 2012 – June 2015
Ph.D in Electrical Engineering major in optics and photonics (The European Union's ERASMUS MUNDUS funded) Electrical Engineering Department, Frederick University, Cyprus
August 2010 – May 2012
M.Eng in Nanotechnology (AIT fellowship) Center of Excellence in Nanotechnology, School of Engineering, Asian Institute of technology, Pathumthani, Thailand
August 2006 – May 2010
B.Eng in Nano Engineering (Nano-electronics) International School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
• Mathematics for Nano-Engineering
• Numerical Methodology for Electromagnetics
• Material Characterisation
• Biomedical Optics
• Biomedical Instrumentation
▪ G. Souvik, T.Dar, C. Viphavakit, C. Pan, N. Kejalakshmy, and B. M. A. Rahman. "Compact Photonic SOI Sensors." In Computational Photonic Sensors, pp. 343-383. Springer, Cham, 2019.
SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
▪ C. Viphavakit, S. O’Keeffee, S. Andersson-Angels, and E. Lewis, “Gold enhanced hemoglobin interaction in Fabry-Pérot based optical fiber sensor for measuring oxygen level in hypoxic tumor”, Journal of Lightwave Technology 36.4 (2018): 1118-1124.
▪ C. Viphavakit, W. Patchoo, S. Boonruang, C. Themistos, M. Komodromos, W. S. Mohammed and B. M. A. Rahman, “Demonstration of polarization-independent surface plasmon resonance polymer waveguide for refractive index sensing," Journal of Lightwave Technology 35.14 (2017): 3012-3019.
▪ H. Yuan, S. Poeggel, T. Newe, E. Lewis E, C. Viphavakit, and G. Leen. “An Experimental Study of the Effects of External Physiological Parameters on the Photoplethysmography Signals in the Context of Local Blood Pressure (Hydrostatic Pressure Changes),” Sensors, 2017; 17(3):556.
▪ C. Viphavakit, S. Boonruang, C. Themistos, M. Komodromos, W. S. Mohammed and B. M. A. Rahman, “Surface plasmon resonance-enhanced light interaction in an integrated ormocomp nanowire," Optical and Quantum Electronics 48.5 (2016): 1-15
▪ C. Viphavakit, M. Komodromos, C. Themistos, W. S. Mohammed, K. Kalli, and B. Azizur Rahman, "Optimization of a horizontal slot waveguide biosensor to detect DNA hybridization," Applied Optics 54, 4881-4888 (2015).
▪ C. Viphavakit, N. Atthi, S. Boonruang, C. Themistos, M. Komodromos, W. S. Mohammed, B. M.A. Rahman, Realization of a polymer nanowire optical transducer by using the nanoimprint technique, Applied Optics, Vol. 53, No. 30, October 2014.
▪ C. Viphavakit, C. Themistos, M. Komodromos, N. Atthi, W. Mohammed, S. Boonruang, J. Dutta, Development of Integrated Microfluidic Device for Optical Floe Rate Sensing, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers (JCSC) special issue, Vol 22. No. 9, November 2013.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
▪ W. Kam, C. Viphavakit, M. O’Keeffe, K. O’Sullivan, S. O’Keeffe, W. S. Mohammed, E. Lewis, Evaluation of an all plastic 3-D printed POF sensor for monitoring spine bending in biomedical applications, (26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OFS-26, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2018)
▪ C. Viphavakit, S. O’Keeffee, S. Andersson-Angels, and E. Lewis, Gold-coated Fabry-Pérot based optical fiber sensor for monitoring hypoxic state of the tumor from the change of refractive index in red blood cells. (IEEE sensors 2017)
▪ C. Viphavakit, D. Duraibabu, S. O’Keeffee, and E. Lewis, Fabry-Pérot based refractive index optical fiber sensor for measurement of oxygen concentration levels in hypoxic tumors during radiotherapy treatment, (25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OFS-25, Jeju, Korea 2017)
▪ C. Viphavakit, S. Boonruang, C. Themistos, M. Komodromos, W. S. Mohammed, and B. M. A. Rahman, Effect of surface plasmon resonance on the attenuation coefficient of an Ormocomp nanowire, in OWTNM London 2015, (XXIII International Workshop on Optical Wave and Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modelling, 2015), 76.
▪ C. Viphavakit, N. Atthi, S. Boonruang, C. Themistos, W. S. Mohammed, K. Kalli, B. M.A. Rahman, M. Komodromos, Characterization of polymer nanowires fabricated using the nanoimprint method, in SPIE Photonics Europe, (International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014), 912632-912632-912610.
▪ C. Viphavakit, C. Themistos, M. Komodromos, W. S. Mohammed and B.M.A. Rahman, Effect of Different Modal Excitation in Dielectric Nano-wire on the Sensitivity of Integrated Optical Transducer, (EECON35, Bangkok, Thailand 2012)
▪ N. Shrestha, M. Sohail, C. Viphavakit, , P. Saengudomlert, W. S. Mohammed, Demonstration of Visible Light Communications Using RGB LEDs in an Indoor Environment, (ECTI-CON 2010, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2010)