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Dr. Marton Pal Farkas

Dr. Marton Pal Farkas
Building A 69, Room 224 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Scientist at GFZ Potsdam

Research Interests:

  • Geothermal reservoir simulation
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Coupled hydraulic-mechanical-thermal processes
  • Environmental risks and risk mitigation
  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Underground hydrogen storage (UHS)


2023 -       : Postdoctoral researcher at GFZ Potsdam, Germany
2021-2022: Postdoctoral researcher at University of Pécs, Hungary
Project engineer at Golder Associates at Budapest office


2017-2022: PhD Student at University of Potsdam and GFZ Potsdam, Germany
MSc in Geophysics at Eötvös Loránd University and University of Potsdam, Germany
BSc in Earth Sciences - Geophyiscs at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary


Ongoing projects
  • DACStorE (09/2022-08/2027) - Direct air capture and storage
  • H2VL (07/2022 - 07/2023) - Feasability study of hydrogen value chain in Havelland region in Brandenburg, Germany
  • CEEGS (11/2022-11/2025) – Novel CO2-based electrothermal energy and geological storage system

Closed projects

  • Wellcom (08/2020-11/2022) - Development of a well completion technology for the sustainable and economical reinjection of thermal water
  • Helmholtz Enterprise Field Study Fellowship (01/2021-06/2021)
  • Helmholtz Industry Internship Stipend (07/2019-11/2019)
  • DESTRESS (03/2016-5/2021) - Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs

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