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Prof. Dr. Günter Zimmermann

Prof. Dr. Günter Zimmermann
Building A 69, Room 224 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Professor for Geohydraulics and Borehole Geophysics at Technical University Berlin

Research Interests:

  • Geothermal Technology Development
  • Reservoirengineering
  • Reservoirmodelling
  • Fracture Mechanics


1987                Diploma in Physics, University Bonn

1991                PhD in Natural Sciences, Technical University Berlin

2006                 Habilitation, Technical University Berlin

2007                 venia legendi, Technical University Berlin

since 2012       Professor, Technical  University Berlin


1988 - 1997     Research scientist, Technical University Berlin

1998 - 2002     Research scientist, Technical University Braunschweig

since 2002       Research scientist, GFZ Potsdam


DESTRESS (03/2016-5/2021) - Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs


ARES (07/2020-6/2026) - Advanced reservoir engineering concepts for a controlled utilization of deep geothermal energy in urban areas

GeoLaB (01/2023 - 12/2028)

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