Experimental Geophysics Group
Experimentelle Geophysik

Arbeitsgruppe

Prof. Dr. Joerg Renner
Arbeitsgruppenleiter

Dr. Yan Cheng
PostDoc

Dr. Victoria Jiménez
PostDoc

Dr. Evangelos Korkolis
PostDoc

Fahim Mumand
Doktorand

Zahoor Noori
Doktorand

Judith Orilski
Doktorandin

Daniel Reinhoff
Doktorand

Frank Bettenstedt

Frank Bettenstedt
Labortechnik
IB 03/156
Tel.: +49 (0)234 32-26198

Sandra Wagner
Sekretariat
IA 4/69
Tel.: +49 (0)234 32-23270
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Dr. Sarah Incel
PostDoc

Dr. Marieke Rempe
PostDoc, until 2022

Dr. Dongmei Yu
PhD student and PostDoc, until 2021

Dr. Bernard Adero
PhD student, until 2021
"Experimental investigations of mechanical anisotropy of Freiberg gneiss: implications for hydraulic stimulation"

Dr. Hongwei Yang
PostDoc, until 2021

Dr. Max Kewel
PhD student, until 2020
"Experimental investigations into the hydro-mechanical properties of rocks containing fractures"

Dr. Peter Achtziger
PostDoc, until 2020

Dr. Benedikt Ahrens
PhD student, until 2017
"Experimental analysis of the frequency dependence of elastic and hydraulic properties of fractured rocks"

Dr. Thomas Andolfsson
PhD student, until 2017
"Thermal properties of rocks: A periodic solution of thermal diffusion and its application to the pressure dependency of thermal properties"

Dr. Mariela Hernandez
PhD student, until 2017
"Experimental investigation into the evolution of hydraulic properties of fractured rocks at conditions representative of deep geothermal reservoirs"

Dr. Michael Krause
PhD student, until 2017
"Experimental investigation of propagation mechanisms of stimulation-induced fractures under in-situ conditions"

Dr. Laura Fischer
PhD student, until 2016
"Auswertung von freien Druckschwingungen in Bohrlochversuchen und erzwungenen Druckschwingungen in Laborversuchen zur Bestimmung hydraulischer Eigenschaften"

Dr. Mandy Duda
PhD student/PostDoc until 2014
now in the working group Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics
"An integrated experimental study on elastic and inelastic properties of sandstones and the role of transient pore pressure"

Dr. Tom Mitchell
PostDoc, 11/2009 - 11/2011

Eugen Petkau
PhD student, 03/2007 - 09/2011

Audrey Tison
PhD student, 09/2006 - 12/2010

Dr. Insun Song
2003 - 2008

Dr. Alexis Maineult
10/2005 - 06/2006

Dr. Jan ter Heege
07/2002 - 12/2005

Alexander Graphchikov
2003 und 2005

Dr. Anthony Druiventak
PhD student, until 2013
"Experimental high-stress deformation and annealing of peridotite – simulating coseismic deformation and postseismic creep in the upper mantle of the oceanic lithosphere"

2006    Elena Petrishcheva    Drag and drop of pores during grain boundary migration

2009    Rasoul Hamidzadeh Moghadam    Mechanical behaviour of synthetic omphacite aggregates at high temperature and high pressure

2010    Adrián Ortiz    Well testing simulations: hydraulic diffusivity and hydromechanical behaviour of finite conductivity fractures

2011    Mandy Duda    An integrated experimental study on elastic and inelastic properties of sandstones and the role of transient pore pressure

2012    Ansgar Schepers    Effects of Fluid-Rock Interactions on Electrical Conductivity and Permeability of Feldspar-rich Sandstones. Co-supervised with PD Dr. Haral Milsch)

2012    Anthony Druiventak    Experimental high-stress deformation and annealing of peridotite – simulating coseismic deformation and postseismic creep in the upper mantle of the oceanic lithosphere (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr. Claudia Trepmann)

2014    Carlo Vinci    Hydro-mechanical coupling in fractured rocks: modeling and numerical simulations (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Steeb)

2015    Timo T. Reisner    Fluid compressibility in a solid-fluid mixture flow: Experiments, modeling and numerical application to batch sedimentation (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Steeb)

2016    Laura L. Fischer    Auswertung von freien Druckschwingungen in Bohrlochversuchen und erzwungenen Druckschwingungen in Laborversuchen zur Bestimmung hydraulischer Eigenschaften

2018    Sven Beckhuis    Computational Stimulation of Geothermal Reservoirs using a coupled XFEM-GFEM Approach (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günther Meschke)

2018    L. Thomas G. Andolfsson    Thermal properties of rocks: A periodic solution of thermal diffusion and its application to the pressure dependency of thermal properties

2018    Michael Krause    Experimental investigation of propagation mechanisms of stimulation-induced fractures under in-situ conditions

2018    Tim G. Küsters    Experimental study on fluid-rock interaction and dissolution/precipitation processes at low temperatures with implications for industrial geothermal explorations (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller)

2018    Mathias Nehler    Evaluation of porosity and permeability estimates for reservoir characterization based on X-ray micro-tomography (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr. Rolf Bracke)

2019    Benedikt Ahrens    Experimental analysis of the frequency dependence of elastic and hydraulic properties of fractured rocks

2020    Max Kewel    Experimental investigations into the hydro-mechanical properties of rocks containing fractures

2020    Victoria A. Jiménez Martínez    Hydraulic changes induced by stimulation

2020    Bernard Adero    Experimental investigations of mechanical anisotropy of Freiberg gneiss: implications for hydraulic stimulation

2020    Richard Löwe    Steady-state vs. transient heat-transfer in the COSC-1 drill hole, Central Sweden (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr. Christophe Pascal)

2020    Dongmei Yu    Quantitative Analyses and Modelling of the Microstructures associated with the Thermally Activated Aragonite-Calcite Transformation in Single Crystals, Bivalve Shells, and Corals (Co-supervised with Dr. Ralf Dohmen)

2021    Mariela C. Hernandez Castaneda    Experimental investigation into the evolution of hydraulic properties of fractured rocks at conditions representative of deep geothermal reservoirs