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Dr. Natalie Nakaten

Section 3.4: Fluid Systems Modelling

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Heinrich-Mann-Allee 18/19
Building HMA 18/19, room 318
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-28722
Fax: +49 331 288-1529
e-mail: natalie.nakaten(at)


About the person

Research Interests:

  • Techno-economic profitability analyses
  • Energy systems
  • Process modeling
  • Uncertainty and sensitivity analyses
  • Geography and spatial planning


since 2010: Research Associate, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Potsdam


2014: Doctorate, Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, RWTH Aachen University. Dissertation: Economic competitiveness of underground coal gasification combined with carbon capture and storage in the Bulgarian energy network
2010: M.Sc. (Economic geography), Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering, RWTH Aachen University 
2008: B.A. (Geography, Sociology), Faculty of Arts and Humanities, RWTH Aachen University