Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Researchers

Contact us! In addition to internal positions, there are numerous external funding opportunities.

PhD Students

Research Assistant

Dr. Liliana Petrenko

MSc Students

If you are interested in an MSc project/thesis, please, contact us!

Margherita Ferrarini (Visiting MSc student; Politecnico di Milano)

External Collaborators

Former Group Members

  • Andres Velasquez (MSc): ‘Saturation impact on flow velocities and intermittency in porous media’
  • Mayumi Hamada (MSc): ‘Impact of water saturation on chemical reactions in porous media’ – Culmann Prize for excellent Master’s thesis
  • Edgar Hernandez (MSc): ‘X-ray imaging of xenon gas concentrations in aqueous environments’
  • Jiande Zhou (MSc): ‘Multiscale porosity microfluidics model’
  • Marta Botella (MSc): ‘Relative importance of carbon and ethoxylated groups on the fate and transport of synthetic surfactants in natural soils’
  • Dr. Erfan Haghighi (Postdoc, now at Oxygen at Work AG)
  • Corinne Berens (MSc): ‘Modeling characteristic catchment times: Insights gained from a large-sample frequency domain analysis in the Conus’
  • Alon Nissan (PhD): ‘Reactive transport with fluid−solid interactions in dual-porosity media’ (Visiting PhD student; Weizmann Institute)
  • Julian Schoch (MSc): ‘Mimicking capillary fringe dynamics in a microfluidic chip’
  • Marta Llamas Dios (PhD): ‘Mixing endorheic catchments’ (Visiting PhD student; University of Malaga)
  • Lena Herzt (MSc): ‘The role of irrigation modernization and climate change for future groundwater recharge and nitrogen leaching’
  • Dr. Sandra Pool (Postdoc, now at the University of Melbourne)
  • Matthias Häfliger (MSc): ‘Assessing the impact of aquifer heterogeneity on the underground thermal energy storage’
  • Dorothee Kurz (PhD): ‘Biofilms in porous media: a pore-scale investigation of the interplay between biofilm development and local hydrodynamics’ (now at Oxyle)
  • Ishaan Markale (PhD): ‘Impact of phases saturation on effective reaction kinetics in porous media’ (now at FS Dynamics)
  • Pratchaya Pramoj: ‘Bacterial competition in porous media’
  • Lucas Soliva (MSc): ‘Aquifer recharge in Campo de Cartagena aquifer (Spain): isotopic signal and unsaturated flow’
  • Xueyi Zhang (PhD): ‘Mixing-driven reactions in multiphase flow’ (Visiting PhD student; Hohai University)
  • Aleksandar Loncar (PhD): ‘Bacterial chemotaxis in porous media’ (Visiting PhD student; University of Rennes)
  • Navid Ahmadi (Postdoc): ‘Modelling of biogeochemical reactions in porous media’ (Visiting postdoc; Darmstadt Technical University)