GFZ German research centre for geo sciences

Dr. Lei Wang

Building C, Room 420 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Research Interests:

Physical properties of porous granular materials

Poroelastic, hydraulic and acoustic properties of porous geo-materials

Elastoplastic mechanics, micromechanics

Fluid-induced seismicity 

Fracture mechanics



2021-present, a Postdoc Fellow at GFZ


2016-2020 PhD Student in Geophysics (with distinction) at GFZ and Freie Universität Berlin

2013-2016 Master Student in Civil Engineering (with distinction) at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2009-2013 Bachelor Student in Civil Engineering (with distinction) at China University of Mining and Technology


Open Research Fund of State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No. SKLGME021003),  2022-2023

Research Boards and Committees:

Organizing committee member of Deep Geothermal Forum China 2022            

Reviews for:

Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Geophysical Journal International, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Tectonophysics, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, Measurement 


  • The Friedrich Robert Helmert Prize 2022
  • Top 10% most downloaded article in 2020 in AGU Publications

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