Ekkehard Holzbecher

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Holzbecher
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Geosciences

GUtech, PO Box 1816, Athaibah PC 130, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Room: GUTECH, AGEO
+968 2206 1177 (office)
+968 98819749 (mobile)

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Education
  • Habiliitation, Hydrogeology, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 2003.
  • PhD , Civil Engineering, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 1991.
  • Diploma , Mathematics, University Cologne, Germany, 1981.
Teaching
  • Hydrogeology
  • Modelling
Research

Research Areas

  • Hydrogeology
  • Modelling

Research Projects

  • Project title: Towards a Flood Resilient Omani Society
    Period: 02/2017–01/2018
    Role: Principle Investigator
    Funded by: The Research Council of Oman (TRC)
  • Project title: Towards a Flood Resilient Omani Society
    Period: 02/2015–01/2016
    Role: Co-principle Investigator
    Funded by: The Research Council of Oman (TRC)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals
  • Elder J.W., Simmons C.T., Diersch H.-J., Frolkovic P., Johannsen K. (2017). The Elder problem. Fluids , 2 (1) .
  • Holzbecher E. (2017). Generalizing the concept of retardation factors. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry , 99 (7) , 1096–1116.
  • Holzbecher E. (2016). Multiphysics Modelling of the Mandel- Cryer Effect. Intern. Journal of Multiphysics .
  • Holzbecher E. (2016). The Henry-Saltwater Intrusion Benchmark. Intern. Journal of Multiphysics .
  • Jin Y., Holzbecher E., Sauter M. (2016). Dual-Screened Vertical Circulation Wells for Groundwater Lowering in Unconfined Aquifers. Groundwater , 54 (1) , 15–22.
  • Ekkehard Holzbecher (2016). Modeling pathways and stages of CO2 storage. Journal of Multiphysics , 10 (4) , 397–415.
  • Dizer H., Brackmann B., Azizur Rahman A., Szewzyk R., Sprenger Ch., Holzbecher E., Lopez-Pila J. (2015). Virus removal vs. subsurface water velocity during slow sand filtration. Journal of Water & Health .
Conference Papers
  • Holzbecher E. (2017). Transport processes across multiphase interfaces, in Proceedings of 6. BIOT Conference on Poromechanics, Paris, France, 9-13.7.2017.
  • Holzbecher E., Hadidi A. (2017). Some benchmark simulations for flash flood modelling, in Proceedings of COMSOL Conference 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 18-20.10.2017.
  • Holzbecher E. (2017). Analytical solution for the steady poroelastic state under influence of gravity, in Proceedings of COMSOL Conference 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 18-20.10.2017.
  • Holzbecher E., Manchester T. (2016). Sub-surface Heat Rejection in Alternative Cooling Systems, in Proceedings of Europ. COMSOL Conf., Munich, 12-14.10.2016.
  • Holzbecher E. (2016). Numerical Modelling of CO2-Storage, in Proceedings of Europ. COMSOL Conf., Munich, 12-14.10.2016.
  • Holzbecher E., Al Qurashi A., Maude F., Paredes-Morales M. (2016). Flash Flood Prediction, Case Study: Oman, in Proceedings of 4th IAHR Europe Congress, Liege, Belgium, 27-29.7.2016.
  • Holzbecher E. (2016). Tools for Managing the Subsurface, in Proceedings of IEEE Intern. Conf. on Big Data and Smart Cities (ICBDSC), Muscat, 15-16.3.2016.
  • Holzbecher E., Schaffer-Jin Y., Ebneth S. (2015). Fast Water Infiltration in Boreholes, presented at 3rd Intern. Conf. on Water, Energy and Environment, Sharjah, 24-26.3.2015.
  • Holzbecher E., Räuschel H. (2014). Heat transfer in borehole heat exchangers from laminar to turbulent conditions, in Proceedings of Europ. COMSOL Conf., Cambridge, 17-19.9.2014.
  • Holzbecher E. (2014). Energy Pile Simulation – an Application of THM-Modeling, in Proceedings of Europ. COMSOL Conf., Cambridge, 17-19.9.2014.
  • Holzbecher E., Sun F. (2014). Modeling a Nozzle in a Borehole, Europ. COMSOL Conf., Cambridge, 17-19.9.2014.
  • Jin Y., Holzbecher E., Ebneth S. (2014). Simulation of Groundwater Flow Patterns Around a Vertical Circulation Well, Europ. COMSOL Conf., Cambridge, 17-19.9.2014.
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