Dr. Kemal Erbas

Kemal Erbas
Dr. Kemal Erbas
Building A 69, Room 206
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1042
+49 331 288-1450

Function and Responsibilities:

Scientific interests:

Amongst many others:
integrated geoscientific approaches developing sustainable geothermal technologies. Strong emphasis on thermal properties and methodologies for measurements and modelling as well as remote sensing and geophysical exploration.


Further Training:
Technical University Berlin PHD „Dr. rer .nat.“ thesis about thermal conductivity measurements:

1975– 1985
Technical University Berlin: Graduated as Dipl. Geophys. in “Applied Geophysics”


Coordinator of German-Indonesian research project on sustainable Geothermal Energy Development at the International Centre for Geothermal Research at GFZ

November 2008: Senior Geophysicist in the Section “Reservoir Technologies” (formerly “Geothermics”) at GFZ

2001 - 2008: Staff of the Scientific Executive Board at GFZ

1995 - 2001: Scientist at GFZ Potsdam in the Section “Geothermics” (formerly “Rock Physics”)

1990 - 1995: Technische Universität Berlin: Research Assistant and Lecturer in Applied Geophysics

1988 - 1990: Sailing & Software Development (Finite Element Programs, Thermal Conductivity Measurements)

1980 – 1988: Technische Universität Berlin: scientific member in several projects (SFB 69, continental deep drilling, field laboratory of the KTB site)