People

GEG Group Members


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Chair

Prof. Dr. Martin O. Saar
saarm@ethz.ch
Geothermal Energy and Geofluids Research
NO F 51.2
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 3465

Admin, IT & Technical Staff

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Dominique Ballarin Dolfin
(admin, IT)
started 1.1.2015
ballarin@ethz.ch
+41 44 632 3465
NO F 53
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich

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Nils Knornschild (Politechniker) started 1.12.2015
knnils@ethz.ch
+41 44 633 8951
NW B 86
Clausiusstrasse 25
CH-8092 Zurich

Senior Researchers (Oberassistenten)

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Dr. Anozie Ebigbo
started 1.8.2016
ebigboa@ethz.ch
Subsurface multiphase flow and transport
NO F 57
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 0813

Dr. Xiang-Zhao Kong
started 1.1.2015
xkong@ethz.ch
Flow and transport in subsurface
NO F 57
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 5586

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Dr. Allan Leal
started 1.9.2015
allanmo@ethz.ch
Numerical methods for geochemical and reactive transport modeling
NO F 57
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 44 633 2521

Dr. Xiaodong Ma
xiama@ethz.ch
Senior Research Assistant with the SCCER-SoE, associated with the GEG Group
NO F 27
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 44 633 8175

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Dr. Friedemann Samrock
started 1.3.2015
fsamrock@ethz.ch
Geothermal Exploration, Magnetotellurics
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 8903

Postdocs

Dr. Benjamin Adams
started 1.1.2018
badams@ethz.ch
carbon-sequestration,
geothermal energy production
NO F 61
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 2751

Will be published at a later stage
Starting August 2018

Will be published at a later stage
Starting 1.12.2018

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Dr. Daniel Vogler
started 1.9.2016
davogler@ethz.ch
Spallation Drilling,
Hydraulic Fracturing
NO F 61
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 2751

Name to be determined
To be hired autumn 2018
Reaktoro as the Chemical Reaction Solver in Shell's Reservoir Simulator

Assistants – Postgraduates

Xiaoqing Chen
MSc Idea League
starting 15.10.2018
chaofan.chen@ufz.de
FSI simulations to compute hydro-mechanically coupled processes in rough fractures

Shiyi Li
MSc Idea League
starting 15.10.2018
shiyi.li@gess.ethz.ch

Master Students

Anwar Al Assadi
ETH Exchange Master Student
April-July 2018

Maria Cardenas Rivera
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Xiaoqing Chen
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Joan Delort
ETH Exchange Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Marthe Faber
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Shiyi Li
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Isamu Naets
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Manos Pefkos
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Anna van Brummen
ETH Master Student
annava@student.ethz.ch

Doctoral Students

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Mehrdad Ahkami
started 1.11.2016
mahkami@ethz.ch
Fluid flow in porous media
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 2558

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Justin Ezekiel
started 1.9.2016
cezekiel@ethz.ch
CCUS and combined EGR-CPG systems
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

Mahmoud Hefny
starting 1.9.2018
mhefny@ethz.ch

Powei Huang
starting 1.8.2018
Precipitation/dissolution, reactive transport, scaling effects

Hoda Javanmard
started 1.2.2018
jhoda@ethz.ch
starting February 1, 2018
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

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Anniina Kittilä
started 1.5.2015
kanniina@ethz.ch
Groundwater flow in fracture-dominated media
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

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Marina Lima
started 1.10.2017
marina.lima@erdw.ethz.ch
Reactive transport in fracture-dominated porous media
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

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Jin Ma
started 1.6.2016
majin@ethz.ch
Reactive transport in natural porous media
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

Mohamed Ezzat Mostafa
starting 1.10.2018
mezzat@ucm.es
Development of a new contact-less drilling method, Plasma-Pulse Geo Drilling (PPGD)

Isamu Naets
starts 1.9.2018
inaets@student.ethz.ch
Fluid and solute transport in fractures and PIV-LIF

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Edoardo Rossi
started 10.10.2016
rossie@ethz.ch
Enhance deep geothermal energy exploitation
NO F 61
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 4710

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Philipp Schädle
started 1.2.2016
philscha@ethz.ch
Reactive transport; fractured porous media, reservoir modeling
NO F 51.1
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 2558

Name to be determined
To be hired autumn 2018
Geothermal exploration and energy utilization in Mongolia. (SNF R4D)

Name to be determined
To be hired autumn 2018
Spallation Drilling (BFE Project)



Academic Guests

Guodong Cui
started 1.11.2017
cuig@ethz.ch
Read more
NO F 55
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

Zhiqiang LI
starting autumn 2018
NO F 55
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich
+41 44 633 4041

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Alex Hobé
Assistant – postgraduate
Multiphysics modeling of geothermal reservoirs

Visiting Professor

Shemin Ge
starting mid 2019

MSc Students

Anwar Al Assadi
ETH Exchange Master Student
April-July 2018

Maria Cardenas Rivera
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Xiaoqing Chen
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Joan Delort
ETH Exchange Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Marthe Faber
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Shiyi Li
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Isamu Naets
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Manos Pefkos
IDEA LEAGUE Master Student
Spring/Summer 2018

Anna van Brummen
ETH Master Student
annava@student.ethz.ch

Former GEG Members and former Visitors

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Raphael Allstadt
Former assistant – postgraduate
raphaeal@ethz.ch
Master of Science (MSc)
Numerical modelling of two-phase flow in porous media

Ali Aminzadeh
Former Academic Guest

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Luise Dambly
Former Scientific Assitant – Postgraduate
MSc Idea League
Transversely isotropic rocks

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Prof. Dr. Jeffrey M. Bielicki
Former visiting professor
bielicki.2@osu.edu
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University
Energy and environmental systems
renewable energy

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Claudia Deuber
Former assistant – postgraduate
Master of Science (MSc)

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Dr. Keith Evans
Former senior scientist
kevans@ethz.ch
Scaling of stress variations in deep crystalline rock

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Faraz Habib
Former assistant – postgraduate

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Dr. Nagasree Garapati
Former PostDoc
ngarapat@mail.wvu.edu

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Niko Laaksonlaita
Former MSc student Idea League
MSc Idea League

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Dandan Li
Former MSc student Idea League
MSc Idea League

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Susymar Rodriguez
Former assistant – postgraduate
MSc Idea League

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Neeraj Shah
Former assistant – postgraduate
Master of Science (MSc)


Former GEG Members and former Visitors

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Raphael Allstadt
raphaeal@ethz.ch
Master of Science (MSc)
Numerical modelling of two-phase flow in porous media
Former assistant – postgraduate

Ali Aminzadeh
Master of Science (MSc)
Former Academic Guest

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Luise Dambly
Master of Science (MSc)
Former assistant – postgraduate

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Prof. Dr. Jeffrey M. Bielicki
bielicki.2@osu.edu
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University
Energy and environmental systems
renewable energy
Former visiting professor

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Claudia Deuber
Master of Science (MSc)
Former assistant – postgraduate

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Dr. Keith Evans
kevans@ethz.ch
Scaling of stress variations in deep crystalline rock
Former senior scientist

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Dr. Nagasree Garapati
ngarapat@mail.wvu.edu
Research Assistant Professor
West Virginia University

Former PostDoc

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Faraz Habib
Former assistant – postgraduate

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Niko Laaksonlaita
MSc Idea League
Former MSc student Idealeague

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Dandan Li
MSc Idea League
Former MSc student Idealeague

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Susymar Rodriguez
MSc Idea League
Former assistant – postgraduate

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Neeraj Shah
Master of Science (MSc)
Former assistant – postgraduate