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Dr. Martine Knoop


Head of research team Daylight and Indoor Lighting
Vice Head of Chair

Secr. E6
Einsteinufer 19
10587 Berlin
Room: E301

Telephone: +49 30 314 - 27476

Consulting hours: friday, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Focus of research

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    Curriculum vitae

    since 04/2012
    Lecturer for Indoor Lighting and Daylighting 
    Technische Universität Berlin, Chair of Lighting Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    03/2005 -

    Senior Lighting Application Specialist
    Lighting Design and Application Center / Global Organization Applications Lighting, Philips Lighting, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

    06/2005 - 12/2008
    Visiting Professor for Lighting
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Chair of Building Physics and Services, Faculty of Architecture

    10/2000 - 09/2004
    Manager for events and seminars
    Lighting Competence Center, WILA Leuchten GmbH, Berlin

    09/1993 - 01/2000
    Research and Teaching Assistant
    Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture

    Dissertation: "Assessment of lighting quality in office rooms with daylighting systems"
    09/1987 - 08/1993
    Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, the Netherlands
    Master, focus: building physics & lighting



    • Member of the National Committee for Standardization DIN NA 058-00-06 ‚Indoor lighting with daylight’ 
    • Member of the National Committee for Standardization DIN NA 041-01-08 AA ‚Meteorological Data' 


    • Member of the European Committee for Standardization CEN/TC 169 WG 11 'Daylight'
    • Member of CIE Joint Technical Committee 4 'Visual, Health, and Environmental Benefits of Windows in Buildings during Daylight Hours'
    • Associate Director "Daylight" of CIE Division 3 'Interior Environment and Lighting Design'
    • Founding member of the Daylight Academy

    Publications (selection)


    • Knoop, M., Stefani, O., Bueno, B., Matusiak, B., Hobday, R., Wirz-Justice, A.,, Martiny, K., Kantermann, T., Aarts M.P.J., Zemmouri, N., Appelt, S., and Norton, B. (2019) Daylight: What makes the difference? In: Lighting Research and Technology. Online available: https://doi.org/10.1177/1477153519869758 
    • Knoop, M., Weber, N., Diakite, A.K. (2019) Approach to analyse seasonal and geographical variations in daylight illuminants. In: CIE Proceedings of the CIE 29th Quadrennial Meeting, June 2019, Washington, USA, p 195 - 204. Online available: http://files.cie.co.at/x046_2019/x046-OP31.pdf
    • Knoop, M., Broszio, K., Diakite, A., Liedtke, C., Niedling, M., Rothert, I., Rudawski, F. Weber, N. (2019). Methods to describe and measure lighting conditions in experiments on non-image-forming aspects. LEUKOS. 15(2-3), 163-179. Online available: ies.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15502724.2018.1518716


    • Knoop, M. (2018). Opinion: Studies on non-image-forming effects–Lighting cold cases?. Lighting Research & Technology, 50(4), 496-496.


    • Knoop, M., Abdelmageed, A.A., Luo, T., Weber, N., Diakite, A.K. 2017 Spatially resolved spectral daylight measurement data: methods of collection, evaluation and representation. In: CIE x044:2017 Proceedings of the CIE 2017 Midterm Meeting, October 20 - 28 2017, JeJu Island, Republic of Korea (Poster), p 1036 - 1046
    • Knoop, M., Diakite, A.K., Liedtke, C., Broszio, K., Niedling, M. 2017 Characterisation of daylight's spatial and spectral distribution to assess its impact on human beings. In: CIE x044:2017 Proceedings of the CIE 2017 Midterm Meeting, October 20 - 28 2017, JeJu Island, Republic of Korea, p 318 - 328
    • CIE. 2017. CIE 222-2017 Decision Scheme for Lighting Controls in Non-Residential Buildings. Vienna. Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage (link)


    • Knoop, M., Aktuna, B., Bueno, B., Darula, S., Deneyer, A., Diakite, A.K., Fuhrmann, P., Geisler-Moroder, D., Hubschneider, C., Johnsen, K., Kostro, A., Malikova, M., Matusiak, B., Prella, P., Pohl, W., Tao, L., Tetri, E. 2016. Daylighting and electric lighting retrofit solutions. A Source Book of IEA SHC Task 50 ‘Advanced Lighting for Retrofitting Buildings’. Publisher: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin.  Online availabe: dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-5162
    • Dubois, M.-C., de Boer, J., Deneyer, A., Fuhrmann, P., Geisler-Moroder, D., Hoier, A., Jakobiak, R., Knoop, M., Koga, Y., Osterhaus, W., Paule, B., Pertola, P., Stoffer, S., Tetri, E. 2016. Building Stock Distribution and Electricity Use for Lighting. A Technical Report of Subtask D (Case Studies), T50.D1 IEA SHC Task 50: Advanced Lighting Solutions for Retrofitting Buildings. Online available: task50.iea-shc.org/data/sites/1/publications/Technical_Report_T50_D1_final.pdf
    • Liedtke, C., Fraunhofer, M., Knoop, M. 2016. Quantifying the Light Direction and Diffuseness of Daylight in Offices. In: Conference Proceedings of Licht 2016, Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Diakite, A., Knoop, M., Bremer, S. 2016. Practical applicability of spectral sky models in an urban planning process, In: Conference Proceedings of LICHT 2016, Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Diakite, A., Knoop, M. 2016. Designing and retrofitting the urban structure with daylight. In: Proceedings of SBE 16 Hamburg - International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Hamburg, Germany
    • Veitch, J.A., Bisegna, F., Hubalek, S., Knoop, M., Koga, Y., Noguchi, H., Schierz, C., Thorns, P., de Vries, A. 2016. Research Roadmap for Healthful Interior Lighting Applications, CIE Central Bureau, Vienna, ISBN 978-3-902842-58-9


    • Knoop, M., Diakite A., Rudawski F. 2015. Methodology to create spectral sky models to enable the inclusion of colorimetric characteristics of daylight in research and design. In: Proceedings of the 28th session of the CIE, June 28 - July 3 2015, Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Dubois, M.C., Bisegna, F., Gentile, N., Knoop, M., Matusiak, B., Osterhaus, W., Tetri, E. 2015. Retrofitting the electric lighting and daylighting Systems to reduce energy use in Buildings: a literature review. Energy Research Journal, 6(1):25-41
    • Knoop, M., Prella, P., Pohl, W., Deneyer, A., Aktuna, B., Darula, S., Geisler-Moroder, D., Johnsen, K., Malikova, M., Tao, L., Tetri, E. 2015. Catalogue of Criteria to rate highly differentiated lighting retrofits technologies. A Technical Report of Subtask B (Daylighting and Electric Lighting Solutions), T50.B1 IEA SHC Task 50: Advanced Lighting Solutions for Retrofitting Buildings. Online available: task50.iea-shc.org/data/sites/1/publications/Technical%20Report_T50_B1_final.pdf


    • Knoop, M. 2014. Lighting Quality with LEDs. (Key note speech) In: CIE x039:2014 Proceedings of CIE 2014 Lighting Quality & Energy Efficiency, April 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Knoop, M. 2014. Analysis of spatially resolved measurements approaches to assess spectral characteristics of sky patches. In: CIE x039:2014 Proceedings of CIE 2014 Lighting Quality & Energy Efficiency, April 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


    • CIE. 2013. CIE 205-2013 Review of Lighting Quality Measures for Interior Lighting with LED Lighting Systems. Vienna. Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage (link)
    • Liedtke, C., Völker, S. Knoop, M. 2013. The Light Direction and Directional Light—Towards a new Quantification of an Essential Lighting Quality Criterion Proceedings of CIE Centenary Conference, Paris, France p 542–551


    • Xia, L., Tu, Y. Liu, L. Peng, S. Knoop, M. Heynderickx, I. 2012. A study on overhead glare in office lighting conditions Journal of the Society for Information Display 19(12):888-898
    • Knoop, M., 2012. Interior lighting in: SpringerReference Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology, editor Prof. Ronnier Luo DOI 10.1007/SpringerReference_30954120


    • Knoop, M, 2011. Lighting quality measures for interior lighting with LED lighting systems Proceedings of the 27th session of the CIE Sun City, South Africa


    • Knoop, M. 2009. Experiencing LED: Let music lead the way? (Key note speech) Proceedings of Experiencing Light 2009 Eindhoven, the Netherlands p 3-4 (link)
    • Hoonhout, HCM. Knoop, M. Vanpol, R. 2009. Colored Lighting in Offices the New Caffeine? Looking into Performance Effects of Colored Lighting Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings 53(8):502-506
    • De Vries, A. Aarts, M. Knoop, M. Cornelissen, H. 2009. Beneficial non-visual effects of daylight, research into the influential Parameters Proceedings LUX EUROPA 2009 Istanbul, Turkey
    • Knoop, M. 2009. R3-28 ‘Lighting requirements for night-shift workers’ (CIE internal document)


    • Knoop, M. 2008. Use and control of daylight and artificial light Conference Proceedings Lii 2008 (Light India International) New Delhi, India p 16 - 20


    • Knoop, M. 2007. Luminaires for daylight ISLE Newsletter of the Indian Society of Lighting Engineers VII(1):12-15
    • Knoop, M. de Kruijff, M. 2007. Use of color: Considerations & applications. Color experiences in indoor environments Proceedings of the 26th Session of the International Lighting Commission (CIE) Beijing, China
    • De Groot, EH. Knoop, M. 2007. Benefits of photobiological light exposure during rapidly rotating night-shift work Proceedings of the 26th Session of the International Lighting Commission (CIE) Beijing, China


    • Knoop, M. 2006. Adaptable facades: Gevels voor optimale dagverlichting (Adaptable facades, facades for optimal daylighting) Chepos 006:54-56
    • Knoop, M. 2006. Dynamic lighting for well-being in work places: Addressing the visual, emotional and biological aspects of lighting design Proceedings of Lighting Engineering 2006 Bled, Slovenia p 63-74
    • De Groot, E. Knoop, M. Goudswaard, A. 2006. Benefits of photobiological light exposure during night-shift work Proceedings of the 2nd CIE Expert Symposium on “Lighting & Health” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada p 112-115
    • Knoop, M. 2006. Neue Tageslichtstrategien für Blob-Architektur (New daylighting strategies for blob-architecture) Proceedings of Licht 2006 Bern, Switzerland
    • Knoop, M. 2006. CIE Report R3-19 'Glare from windows'

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