Dr. Henning Francke

Dr. Henning Francke
Building A 69, Room 302
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Member of research staff in the field of energy systems integration and Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage.

Research Interests:

  • modeling and simulation
  • energy systems
  • well-bore
  • aquifer thermal energy systems
  • two-phase flow, vapour-liquid equilibria


2014 April-October

JSPS PostDoct scholar at the Energy Resources Engineering Laboratory, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan


  • PhD student at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in Section „reservoir technologies“, workgroup „Process- and Plant-Technologies“ part of the GeoEn project „geothermal research power plant Gross Schoenebeck“
  • PhD in engineering sciences at TU Berlin/GFZ (Dissertation)

sep. 2003-march 2004

Studies at Ecole Centrale de Lyon (ERASMUS scholarship), focus on fluid mechanics

oct. 2001-march 2009

  • Student of physical engineering sciences at the Technische Universität Berlin, focus on fluid mechanics and structural mechanics
  • graduation as Diplom-Ingenieur "Physikalische Ingenieurwissenschaften" TU Berlin


Energy Systems Integration - ESI

Efficiency and reliability of energy systems in urban districts with seasonal energy storage in aquifers (Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage ATES Berlin)

GeoEn – Joint research project on GeoEnergy

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