Priv. Doz. Dr. Simona Regenspurg
Function and Responsibilities:Geochemical topics in geothermal energy
- Understanding geochemical processes in geothermal systems (reactions at elevated p-, T- conditions)
- Water-rock interactions and their significance for the environment
- Mobility of inorganic pollutants
- 1992-1998: Studies of Geology/ Hydrogeology (Diplom) / Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany.
- 1999-2002: Graduate Research Assistant / Department of Hydrology, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
- 2003-2004: Postdoctoral Research Associate / Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA.
- 2004-2005: Scientific employee / Federal Institute of Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) Hanover, Germany.
- 2005-2006: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Industrial Ecology, Royal University of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.
- 2006-2009: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Science and Technology (ISTE) at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland.
- 2009 – present: Research Scientist / GFZ Potsdam
- since 2013: Teaching as guest lecturer at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin; Department of Hydrogeology
- 2016: Habilitation at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin; Department of Hydrogeology
- GeoEn (BMBF)
- Langzeit-Korrosionsuntersuchungen und -Monitoring in salinarem Thermalwasser (BMU)
- GeoDat (BMU)
- Inhibitoren (BMU)
- Indonesien (BMBF)
- ATES Berlin (BMWi): Efficiency and reliability of energy systems in urban districts with seasonal energy storage in aquifers (Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage)
- DESTRESS (EU, H2020): Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs
- GEMEX(EU, H2020): Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems
- RissDom A (BMWi): Fracture-dominated development of a deep geothermal reservoir for electricity generation in the North-German Basin – Seismic exploration, concept andwell planning at the Groß Schönebeck site
- Silica Scaling (Volkswagenstiftung): Silica scaling potential associated with exploitation of geothermal energy in Ethiopia – A risk mitigation study (Aluto-Langano, East African Rift System)