Research Fellows

15 Early Stage Researchers (ESR) are working on their PhD thesis within the ENIGMA ITN framework:

ESR1: Kevin De Vriendt

Country of origin: Belgium

Host institution:  Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Project name: Mixing and chemical reaction hotspots in saline-freshwater mixing zones

ESR2: Guilherme Nogueira

Country of origin: Brazil

Host Institution: Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung UFZ – Leipzig.

Project name: “Flow and reactions in stream-riparian zone  systems”.


ESR3: Álvaro Pardo-Álvarez

Country of origin: Spain

Host institution: University of Neuchâtel,
Centre for Hydrogeology and Geothermics (CHYN)

Project name: Closing the conceptual gap between the hyporheic zone and the river corridor

ESR4: Justine Molron

Country of origin: Belgium
Host institution: Itasca Consultants S.A.S, Lyon, France
& Department of Geosciences, University of Rennes

Project name: Flow and transport in fracture networks: reducing uncertainty of DFN models by conditioning to geology and geophysical data

ESR5: Lara Blazevic

Country of origin: Venezuela

Host institution: Université de Rennes 1,  UPMC

Project name: Monitoring spatio-temporal water redistribution in the subsurface with seismic methods


ESR6: Behzad Pouladi

Country of origin: Iran

Host institution: Department of Geosciences,
University of Rennes1, France

Project name:
Active Fiber-Optic DTS methods to monitor subsurface flow dynamics

ESR7: Joel Tirado Conde

Country of origin: Spain

Host institution: Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Project name: Multi-scale thermal imaging of groundwater upwelling in stream valleys


ESR8: Anne-Karin Cooke

Country of origin: Germany

Host institution: µQuans

Project name:
Monitoring water storage changes with a new portable absolute quantum gravimeter

ESR9: Alejandro Fernandez Visentini

Country of origin: Argentina

Host institution: University of Lausanne

Project name: Geophysical signatures of spreading and mixing.

ESR10: Peleg Haruzi

Country of origin: Israel

Host institution: IBG-3, Jülich Research Centre, Germany

Project name: High resolution imaging of transport processes with GPR full-waveform inversion


ESR11: Richard Hoffmann

Country of origin: Germany

Host institution: Hydrogeology & Environmental Geology, University of Liege, Belgium

Project name: Joint heat and solute tracer test inversion for imaging preferential pathways


ESR12: Satoshi Izumoto

Country of origin: Japan

Host institution: Forschungszentrum Jülich

Project name: Spectral induced polarization monitoring for in-situ quantification of biochemical reactions


ESR13: Veronika Rieckh

Country of origin: AUSTRIA

Host institution: UNIVERSITY of TÜBINGEN

Project name: Fully coupled hydrogeophysical inversion of 3D tracer tomography using temporal moments and Ensemble Kalman Filtering


ESR14: Andrea Palacios

Country of origin: Venezuela

Host institution: SPANISH NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CSIC)

Project name: Geologically constrained joint inversion of hydraulic, tracer and ERT data for process visualization


ESR15: Jorge Lopez Alvis

Country of origin: Mexico

Host institution: Applied Geophysics,
University of Liege

Project name: Integration of dynamical hydrogeophysical data in a multiple-point geostatistical framework