Dr. Jan Henninges

Dr. Jan Henninges
Building A 69, Room 222
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Research scientist
  • Contact topic „Reservoir monitoring“

Research Interests:

  • Geohydraulics and geothermics
  • Well logging techniques for observation of dynamic reservoir processes and monitoring of borehole integrity
  • Numerical modeling


  • since 2001: Research scientist, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
  • 1998-2001: Hydrogeologist, Geldner Ingenieurberatung, Karlsruhe


  • 2005: Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.), Applied Geophysics, Technical University of Berlin
  • 1998: Diplom (M.Sc.), Geology, University of Tübingen
  • 1994-1995: Exchange student, Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada
  • 1991-1994: Vordiplom (B.S.), Geology, University of Freiburg


  • Efficiency and reliability of energy systems in urban districts with seasonal energy storage in aquifers (Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage) - ATES Berlin, work package DTS borehole monitoring 
  • Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs – DESTRESS, work package WP6 Intelligent tools controlling performance and environment
  • European Plate Observing System Implementation Phase - EPOS IP, work package WP17 Geo-Energy Test Beds for Low Carbon Energy (GETB)
  • Fracture-dominated development of a deep geothermal reservoir for electricity generation in the North-German Basin – Seismic exploration, concept and well planning at the Groß Schönebeck site – RissDom-A, work package AP2 borehole seismics (DAS-VSP)

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