Klaus Mosthaf

  • Bygningstorvet, 115, 151

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby

    Denmark

20142021

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My research field is the modeling and analysis of flow and transport processes in porous and fractured geologies and of coupled processes in free flow and porous media. My work closely combines experimental work (like pumping tests and tracer tests) and modeling to enhance the conceptual understanding and predictability of the spreading of substances in the subsurface and across the soil-atmosphere interface. Models of different complexity are used for the planning and interpretation of field work, and the field data is used to test and develop modeling tools that can be employed for the considered systems. Part of my work is the development of a wiki about contaminant transport in fractured limestone aquifers (https://limestone.env.dtu.dk).

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Language Skills:
German, English, Danish, basic knowledge in French

Research areas

Modeling of flow and transport in porous media, contaminant transport in fractured aquifers, pumping and tracer tests, coupled porous-medium and free flow, multiphase flow in porous media, modeling and analysis of evaporation processes. Software skills: COMSOL Multiphysics, FEFlow, C++, MATLAB, Python, high-performance computing (HPC).

Education/Academic qualification

Dr.-Ing. (PhD), University of Stuttgart

20072013

Dr.-Ing., University of Stuttgart

20072013

Dipl.-Ing., University of Stuttgart

20012007

Dipl.-Ing., University of Stuttgart

20012007

Keywords

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  • Groundwater, contaminant transport, modeling
  • Chlorinated solvents, pesticides
  • Free flow and porous media
  • Limestone, clayey till, fractured geologies

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