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Dr. Theresa Hennig

Dr. Theresa Hennig
Building C 4, Room 1.23 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Research fellow (Postdoc)

Research Interests:

Reactive transport simulations

Hydrogeochemical modelling


Nuclear waste disposal


Since 2022: Research fellow (Postdoc), GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam

2018 - 2022: Research fellow (PhD student), GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam

2014 - 2018: Student assistant, Notus energy Plan

2014: Research Assistant (HiWi), University of Potsdam


2018 - 2022: Doctorate in Hydrogeology from University of Potsdam. Dissertation: "Uranium migration in the Opalinus Clay quantified on the host rock scale with reactive transport simulations"

2010 - 2018: Study of Geoecology (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), University of Potsdam. Master thesis: "Hydromechanical simulations to assess chimney formation in the Viking Graben". Bachelor thesis: "Die Reaktion tropischer Böden auf Wiederbewaldung”


iCross - Integrity of nuclear waste repository systems – Cross-scale system understanding and analysis

Research Boards and Committees:

Member of GFZ's Internal Scientific Council


2023 Dissertation Award of the Universitätsgesellschaft Potsdam

2022 Friedrich-Robert-Helmert-Award of the Association of Friends and Supporters of the GFZ

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