Biography and Career

Hydrogeologist aiming to understand subsurface fluid flow using multidisciplinary approaches for sustainable underground exploitation strategies

EDUCATION

2015

Dr. rer. nat. (Geoscience)

University of Göttingen (GAUSS-program)

‚The role of fault zones on structure, operation and prospects of geothermal reservoirs - A case study in Lahendong, Indonesia‘


2008

Dipl. Ing. (Hydrogeology)

Technical University Berlin

‚Groundwater composition and groundwater flow in the area of Dörtyol/Hatay/Turkey‘


APPOINTMENTS

2019 – present

Assistant Professor for Geothermal Engineering

Delft University of Technology

Assisgnment

Research on „deep“ geothermal systems across the world

Research contribution to the dutch energy transition

Focus on dutch geothermal system sustainability


2010 – 2019

Research Scientist

German Research Center for Geosciences - Potsdam, Geothermal Energysystems

Accomplishments

Created a deep understanding of physical, chemical and biological processes controlling fluid in geothermal reservoirs.

Built the bridge between Exploration and Reservoir Engineering in geothermal energy.

Developed a multidisciplinary approach to characterize the role of faults in geothermal reservoirs.

Emphasized the importance of faults and fractures for subsurface fluid flow.


2009-2010

Research Scientist

German Research Center for Geosciences - Potsdam, Climate Dynamics and Landscape Evolution

Accomplishments

Studied hydraulic interaction between Lake Aral, rivers and groundwater.

Conducted field in remote areas at Lake Aral.

Accomplished hydrochemical laboratory studies on water samples from lakes, rivers and wells.


2009

Project Engineer

KWS Geotechnik GmbH - Berlin, Consulting Engineers for Hydrogeology

Accomplishments

Characterized local groundwater flow systems.

Analysed local and regional fluid composition.

Worked in the field of environmental remediation.


2009

Project Coordination Assistant

German Research Center for Geosciences - Potsdam, EU-Project Office

Accomplishments

Monitored and supervised international projects of GFZ.



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TU Delft/Frank Auperlé