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Tobias M. Nargang, M. Eng.

PhD candidate

Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT) | Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1 | 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen | Germany

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

  • since 10/2012: PhD candidate at NeptunLab
  • 2010 – 2012: Studies in Sensor System Technology (M. Eng.) (University of Applied Science, Karlsruhe)
  • 2006 – 2010: Studies in Sensor Technology (B. Eng.) (University of Applied Science, Karlsruhe)
  • 2000 – 2005: Employment as chemical technical assistant (Metabion, Planegg/Martinsried)
  • 1999 – 2000: Training for environmental technical assistant (UTA) (NTK, Landau/Pfalz)
  • 1997 – 1999: Training for chemical technical assistant (CTA) (NTK, Landau/Pfalz)

Publications

Journal Papers

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T. M. Nargang,  R. Dierkes,  J. Bruchmann,  N. Keller,  K. Sachsenheimer,  C. Lee-Thedieck,  F. Kotz,  D. Helmer  and B. E. Rapp: "Photolithographic structuring of soft, extremely foldable and autoclavable hydrophobic barriers in paper", Analytical Methods, 2018 (in publication) | Link

D. Helmer, N. Keller, F. Kotz, F. Stolz, C. Greiner, T. M. Nargang, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp: „Transparent, abrasion-insensitive superhydrophobic coatings for real-world applications”, Nature Scientific Reports, 7, 1, 15078 | Link

Cover2F. Kotz, K. Arnold, S. Wagner, W. Bauer, N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: "Liquid PMMA: A High Resolution Polymethylmethacrylate Negative Photoresist as Enabling Material for Direct Printing of Microfluidic Chips", Advanced Engineering Materials, 20, 1700699, 2017 |Back Cover | Link

D. Helmer, A. Voigt, S. Wagner, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, F. Kotz, T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "Suspended Liquid Subtractive Lithography: One-step generation of 3D channel geometries in viscous curable polymer matrices", Nature Scientific Reports 7, 7387, 2017 | Link

F. Kotz, K. Arnold, W. Bauer, D. Schild, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, T. M. Nargang, C. Richter, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: "Three-dimensional Printing of Transparent Fused Silica Glass", Nature, 544, 337-339, 2017 | Link | Video | Media Coverage

C. Richter, F. Kotz, N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, K. Sachsenheimer, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: “An Analytical Solution to Neumann-Type Mixed Boundary Poiseuille Microfluidic Flow in Rectangular Channel Cross-Sections (Slip/No-Slip) Including a Numerical Technique to Derive It”, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 10, 205-219, 2017 | Link

C. Richter, K. Sachsenheimer, N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, D. Helmer, F. Kotz, B. E. Rapp: "An individual addressable and latchable actuator array for microfluidic systems", Microfluid Nanofluid  20:130, 2016. | Link

T. M. Nargang, M. Runck, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: "Functionalization of paper using photobleaching: a fast and convenient method for creating paper-based assays with colorimetric and fluorescent readout", Engineering in Life Sciences, 2016 | Link

N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, M. Runck, F. Kotz, A. Striegel, K. Sachsenheimer, D. Klemm, K. Länge, M. Worgull, C. Richter, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: "Tacky Cyclo Olefin Copolymer: A biocompatible bonding technique for the fabrication of microfluidic channels in COC", Lab Chip, 16, 1561-1564, 2016 | Link

F. Kotz, K. Plewa, W. Bauer, N. Schneider, N. Keller, T. Nargang, D. Helmer, K. Sachsenheimer, M. Schäfer, M. Worgull, C. Greiner, C. Richter, B. E. Rapp: “Liquid Glass: A Facile Soft Replication Method for Structuring Glass”, Advanced Materials, 2016 | Link | Video | Media Coverage

D. Helmer, I. Rink, J. A. R. Dalton, K. Brahm, M. Jöst, T. M. Nargang, W. Blum, P. Wadhwani, G. Brenner-Weiss, B. E. Rapp, J. Giraldo, K. Schmitz: “Rational design of a peptide capture agent for CXCL8 based on a model of the CXCL8:CXCR1 complex”, RSC Advances, 5, 25657-25668, 2015 | Link

T. M. Nargang, L. Brockmann, P. Nikolov, D. Schild, D. Helmer, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, E. Wilhelm, L. Pires, M. Dirschka, A. Kolew, M. Worgull, S. Giselbrecht, C. Neumann, B. E. Rapp: “Liquid polystyrene: a room-temperature photocurable soft lithography compatible pour-and-cure-type polystyrene”, Lab Chip (special issue “Emerging Investigators"), 14, 2698-2708, 2014 | Link

Reviews

Books and Book chapters

Conference Contributions

M. Langer, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "A fast fibrinogen targeted electrochemical assay for emergency room settings", poster, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2018.

D. Helmer, A. Voigt, S. Wagner, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, F. Kotz, T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "Additive manufacturing of microfluidic glass chips", talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2018

T. Nargang, F. Kotz, B. E. Rapp: "Structuring unbreakable hydrophobic barriers in paper", talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2018

S. Eckes, T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp, K. Schmitz: "Light-induced Chemokine Patterning of Surfaces", poster, 2nd European Chemokine and Cell Migration Conference", Cardiff, England, 2017

T. M. Nargang, F. Kotz, N. Keller, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: “Rapid structuring of proteins on filter paper using lithography”, talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2017

N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: “Tacky COC: a solvent bonding technique for fabrication of microfluidic systems”, talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2016

T. M. Nargang, E. Wilhelm, F. Kotz, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: “UV-light based structuring of unbreakable hydrophobic barriers on commonly used papers”, poster, 19th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Gyeongju, Korea, 2015

E. Wilhelm, T. M. Nargang, B. Waterkotte, B. E. Rapp: “Protein assay structured on paper by using lithography”, talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2015

F. Kotz, N. Keller, T.M. Nargang, K. Sachsenheimer, M. Dirschka, D. Helmer, C. Neumann, Bastian E. Rapp: “Computer aided microfluidics (CAMF): from 3D model to physical structures in less than a day”, talk, Euroanalysis, Bordeaux, France, 2015

T. M. Nargang, L. Brockmann, P. Nikolov, D. Schild, D. Helmer, N. Keller, M. Dirschka, A. Kolew, M. Worgull, S. Giselbrecht, C. Neumann, B. E. Rapp: “‘Liquid polystyrene’: a photocurable liquid polystyrene prepolymer as new material for microfluidic prototyping”, poster, 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), San Antonio, USA, 2014

Patents

Miscellaneous

T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "Chemical Modification of Paper for Analytical Devices", HEALTH Europa 5, Paneuropean Network, 2018. | Link