Prof. Dr. Helmut Geistlinger
Head of the Working Group
Experimental Simulation and Modeling
Vorlesung Bergakademie Freiberg

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06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

Helmut Geistlinger

University Education
Theoretical Physics, University of Leipzig, Germany

Achieved Degrees: Diplom-Physiker (Dipl.-Phys.)
Doktor-rerum naturalium (Dr.-rer.nat.)
Doktor- habilitatus (Dr.-Ing. habil.)
Professional Experience
Research Assistant, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University Leipzig
Postdoc working on quantum-field methods for stochastical differential equations
Head of the Working Group 'Chemical Sensors' at the Technical University of Leipzig

Assistent of the Scientific Director of the UFZ
Since 1997
Head the Working Group "Experimental Simulation and Modeling"
Since 2004

Hon.-Prof. at the Technical University of Freiberg

Principal Research Interests

Multiscale-Multiphhase Modelling of Flow and Transport in Porous Media, Relating Experiment and Conceptual Model, Deterministic and Stochastic Approach

Publication list (recent papers in reviewd journals)

Geistlinger H, Ataei-Dadavi I, Mohammadian S, Vogel HJ (2015) The Impact of Pore structure and Surface Roughness on Capillary Trapping for 2D- and 3D-porous media: Comparison with Percolation theory. Water Resour Res, Special issue: Applications of Percolation theory, submitted.

Geistlinger H, Ataei-Dadavi I, Vogel HJ (2015) Influence of Surface Roughness on Capillary Trapping using 2D-Micromodel visualization experiments. Transp Porous Med, submitted.

Geistlinger H, Mohammadian S (2015) Capillary trapping mechanism in strongly water wet systems: comparison between experiment and percolation theory. Adv Water Resour, 79, 35–50. (Impact factor: 2.78)

Geistlinger H, Ataei-Dadavi I (2015) Influence of the Heterogeneous Wettability on Capillary Trapping in Glass-Beads Monolayers: Comparison between Experiments and the Invasion Percolation Theory. J. Colloid and Interface Sci, 459, 230 - 240. (Impact factor: 3.55)

Mohammadian S, Geistlinger H, Vogel HJ (2015) Quantification of gas-phase trapping within the capillary fringe using computed microtomography. Vadose Zone J, 14, doi:10.2136/vzj2014.06.0063. (Impact factor: 2.41)

Geistlinger H, Mohammadian S, Schlu¨ ter S, Vogel HJ (2014) Quantification of capillary trapping of gas clusters using X-ray microtomography. Water Resour Res, 50, 4514–29. (Impact factor: 3.55)

Lamert H, Geistlinger H, Werban U, Schuetze C, Peter A, Hornbruch G, Schulz A, Pohlert M, Kalia S, Beyer M, Großmann J, Dahmke A, Dietrich P (2012) Feasibility of geoelectrical monitoring and multiphase modeling for process understanding of gaseous C O2 injection into a shallow aquifer. Environ Earth Sci, doi 10.1007/s12665-012-1669-0. (Impact factor: 1.77)

Peter A, Lamert H, Beyer M, Hornbruch G, Heinrich B, Schulz A, Geistlinger H, Schreiber B, Dietrich P, Werban U, Vogt C, Richnow H, Großmann J, Dahmke A (2012) Investigation of the geochemical impact of CO2 on shallow groundwater: design and implementation of a CO2 injection test in Northeast Germany. Environ Earth Sci, doi 10.1007/s12665-012-1700-5.

Weymann D, Geistlinger H, von der Heide C, Well R, Flessa H (2010) Kinetics of N2O production and reduction in a nitrate-contaminated aquifer inferred from laboratory incubation experiments, Biogeosciences, 7, 503–543.

Geistlinger H, Jia R, Eisermann D, Stange CF (2010): Spatial and temporal variability of dissolved nitrous oxide in near-surface groundwater and bubble-mediated mass transfer to the unsaturated zone, J Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, DOI: 10.1002/jpln.200800278.

Geistlinger, H., D. Lazik, G. Krauss, H.-J. Vogel (2009) Pore Scale and Continuum Modeling of Gas Flow Pattern obtained by High-resolution-Optical Bench-Scale experiments. Water Resour Res, 45 W04423, DOI:10.1029/2007WR006548

Geistlinger, H., G. Krauss, D. Lazik, and L Luckner (2006), Direct gas injection into saturated glass beads: Transition from incoherent to coherent gas flow pattern, Water Resour Res, 42, W07403, doi:10.1029/2005WR004451.

Geistlinger, H., Beckmann, A., and D. Lazik (2005), Mass transfer between a Multicomponent trapped gas phase and a mobile water phase: Experiment and theory, Water Resour Res, 41, W11408, doi:10.1029/2004WR003885.

Lazik, D. and H. Geistlinger (2005) A new method for membrane-based gas measurements, Sensors and Actuators A 117 241-251.

Gödeke, St., H. Weiss, H. Geistlinger, A. Fischer, H. Richnow, und M. Schirmer (2004), Strömungs- und Tracertransportmodellierung am Natural Attenuation Standort Zeitz, Grundwasser 1, 3 - 11.

Lazik, D., Geistlinger, H., Krauss, G., Beckmann, A., and M. Schirmer (2002),Untersuchungen zum Strömungsverhalten und zur Lösungskinetik von Gasen im Mehrphasensystem "Aquifer", Grundwasser 3, 146-155.

Geistlinger, H., D. Lazik, A. Beckmann, D. Eisermann, G. Krauss, and U. Mayer (2002) Experimental and theoretical investigations of oxygen phase transfer: Reactive transport modelling of an in situ oxygen bubble wall, VCH-Wiley publication, 19 - 34.

Geistlinger, H., Eisermann, D., Lazik, D. & Weiss, H. (2001) Process Modelling of Oxygen Supply for Aerobic Biodegradation in the Presence of an Oxygen Bubble Wall, IAHS RedBook Series No. 274, 507 - 512.

Geistlinger, H., D. Lazik & A. Beckmann (2001) Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Oxygen Phase Transfer, IAHS RedBook Series No. 274, 513 - 518.