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Dr. habil. Guido Blöcher

Guido Blöcher
Group Leader
Dr. habil. Guido Blöcher
Building A 69, Room 225 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Since 2008 Guido Blöcher is employed as a Post-Doc at the German Research Centre for Geosciences in Potsdam within the content of geothermal energy and aquifer thermal energy storage. During his Ph.D. and as a Post-Doc, Dr. Blöcher had lectured at the Faculty VI Planning, Construction & Environment at Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

Research Interests:

  • development and applying of new simulation techniques
  • development of new experimental setups to investigate geothermal reservoirs on a laboratory scale
  • sustainabilty of enhanced georthermal reservoirs


Jan. 2011 – now

  • GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
  • Dpt.: Reservoir Technologies
  • Scientist

Jul. 2009 – Dec. 2010

  • BTU Cottbus
  • Lehrstuhl Metallkunde und Werkstofftechnik
  • Scientist

Mar. 2008 – Jun. 2009

  • GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
  • Dpt.: Geothermics
  • Scientist

Nov. 2004 – Feb. 2008

  • GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
  • Dpt.: Geothermics
  • PhD student

Apr. 2004 – Sep. 2004

  • Geotec Consult GbR
  • Bochum
  • project leader hydrogeology

Apr. 2001 – Sep. 2004

  • Technical University Berlin
  • Dpt.: Mathematics
  • student assistant

Oct. 1997 – Apr. 2007

  • TOTAL Deutschland GmbH
  • Berlin
  • student assistant


Nov. 2004 – Feb. 2008

GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam Dpt.: Geothermics

  • academic degree “Doctor of Engineering” with excellent achievements
  • PhD thesis: “Pore space reconstruction of porous media - Coupling of microstructure, rock mechanics and flow properties depending on effective pressure”

Oct. 1997 - Feb. 2004

Technical University Berlin

  • study of Geo-Engineering and Applied Geoscience
  • majors: Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology graduate engineering diploma (MSc) in 2004 with excellent achievements
  • diploma thesis: “Grundwasserbewirtschaftung mittels eines dreidimensionalen numerischen Strömungsmodels im Raum Ribeirão Preto - São Paulo - Brasilien”

Sep. 1983 – June 1996

  • primary and high school
  • high school diploma with good achievements


SURE (H2020-LCE-2015-1-two-stage)
Duration: 42 Months
Start Date: March 1st, 2016
Title: Novel Productivity Enhancement Concept for a Sustainable Utilization of a Geothermal Resource
DESTRESS (H2020-LCE-2015-2)
Duration: 48 Months
Start Date: March 1st, 2016
Title: Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs
Duration: 36 Months
Start date: 01/10/2016
Title: Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems
RissDom A
Funded by: BMWi
Title: Fracture-dominated development of a deep geothermal reservoir for electricity generation in the North-German Basin – Seismic exploration, concept andwell planning at the Groß Schönebeck site
Funded by: BMWi
Title: Reaktive Reservoirsysteme – Lösung und Fällung von Salzen und die Auswirkungen auf die hydraulischen und mechanischen Gebirgseigenschaften
Funded by: BMWi
Title: Efficiency and reliability of energy systems in urban districts with seasonal energy storage in aquifers (Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage)

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