Dr. Jannes Kordilla (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit)

Research interests


  • Unsaturated Flow and Transport in Heterogenous Media
  • Small-scale Flow Simulations in Unsaturated Fractured Media
  • Stochastic Fluctuations and Diffusion Enhancement in Non-Equilibrium Systems
  • Development of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Codes
  • High-Performance-Computing



Awards, Recognitions and Scholarships

ASF Fellowship, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Math Group, Richland, Washington, USA. Supervisor: Dr. A.M. Tartakovsky. April 2013 – June 2013.

Student 3rd Prize for best student paper and talk (2012). 7th SPHERIC 2012, Monash University, Prato, Italy.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship (2012): Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Math Group, Richland, Washington, USA. Supervisor: Dr. A.M. Tartakovsky. February – May 2012.

ASF Fellowship (2012): Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Math Group, Richland, Washington, USA. Supervisor: Dr. A.M. Tartakovsky. February – May 2012.

Student 3rd Prize for best student paper and talk (2011): 6th SPHERIC 2011, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harbug, Hamburg, Germany.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship (2010,2011): Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Math Group, Richland, Washington, USA. Supervisor: Dr. A.M. Tartakovsky. September 2010 – January 2011.

ASF Fellowship (2010,2011): Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Math Group, Richland, Washington, USA. Supervisor: Dr. A.M. Tartakovsky. September 2010 – May 2011.

Projects

Process-based characterization of flow in unsaturated fractured rocks (German Research Foundation, DFG, 2013-2017)

Multi-scale Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics model for flow and transport in unsaturated fractured porous media (German Research Foundation, DFG, since 2016)

MedWater (Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF, since 2017)


Current students (Thesis, Assigned Project, Literature Reviews)

Lysander Bresinsky (Ph.D. student): Development of a high-performance double-continuum groundwater model of the mediterranean Western Aquifer Basin, Universität Göttingen.

Fatima Halari (M.Sc. student): Development of a saturated/unsaturated COMSOL groundwater flow model for the Sangamner region, India. Universität Göttingen, Watershed Organisation Trust, India.

Torsten Noffz (Ph.D. student): Development of catchment-scale distributive modeling applications for surface-subsurface coupling and recharge dynamics in fractured karst systems (iKarst). Universität Göttingen.

Florian Rüdiger (Ph.D. student): Preferential flow path formation in unsaturated fractured-porous media. Universität Göttingen.

Elena Shigorina (Ph.D. student): Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics modeling of flow in unsaturated fractured media. Universität Göttingen.

Emanuel Thoenes (M.Sc. Student): Investigation of surface-subsurface coupling via karst-specific infiltration routing features using the fully-coupled distributive HydroGeoSphere model. Universität Göttingen, Hydrological Survey Israel.

Thibault Würsch (M.Sc. student): Simulation of discharge dynamics and field measurements in a sub-catchment of the large-scale Western Aquifer Basin (WAB). Universität Göttingen, Hydrological Survey Israel.

Xue Xu (M.Sc. thesis): Sub-catchment spring analysis : Field investigations and simulation of saturated and unsaturated recharge and flow dynamics. Universität Göttingen.

Former students

Lena-Marie Kuhlemann (M.Sc. thesis, project): Hydrochemical investigations and water/rock-interactions of groundwaters of the Upper Mega Aquifer, Arabian Peninsula. Universität Göttingen, UFZ Leipzig.

Marcus Veltri (M.Sc. thesis, project): Saturated flow and transport modeling of a diffuse karst system, Grone-spring, Göttingen, Germany. Universität Göttingen, Stadtwerke Göttingen.

Alexa Terrell (M.Sc. thesis, project): Simulation of unsaturated flow and transport dynamics of the karstified Weende-spring system, Göttingen, Germany. Universität Göttingen, Stadtwerke Göttingen.

Lysander Bresinsky (M.Sc. thesis, project): SPH modeling of flow dynamics at fractures intersections. Universität Göttingen.

Valentin Haselbeck (M.Sc. thesis, project): A neural network model for the classification of groundwater wells based on hydrochemical parameters: Identification of geogenic and anthropogenic sources. Universität Göttingen, K&S Kassel.

Ather Abbas (M.Sc. thesis, project): Estimation of hydraulic aquifer parameters and river-aquifer interaction via flood-wave response models. Universität Göttingen.

Juzer Nalwala (M.Sc. thesis, project): Hydrogeologic Study of the Sangamner region (India): Towards the development of a measurement network. Universität Göttingen, Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR), India.

Shahid Manzoor (M.Sc. thesis, project): Estimation of hydraulic parameters of porous fractured media from multiscale field measurements and numerical simulations: Network topology vs. classical fracture parameters. Universität Göttingen.

Bilal Tariq (M.Sc. thesis, project): Flow simulations in unsaturated fractured media: Influence of network topology on travel time distribution and dispersivity. Universität Göttingen.

Syed Imran Haider (M.Sc. thesis, project): Numerical modeling of complex flow modes on unsaturated fractures surfaces and their influence on matrix-fracture interactions. Universität Göttingen.

Torsten Noffz (M.Sc. thesis, project, 2017): Laboratory experiments of flow dynamics in unsaturated fractures: Influence of critical properties of network intersection geometry on flow modes and travel-time distributions.

Mara Meyer (B.Sc. thesis, 2017): Laboratory study of unsaturated gravity-driven flow dynamics through a simple synthetic fracture intersection: Influence of flow mode on partitioning dynamics.

Erika Myers (project, 2017): Evolution of saturated and unsaturated flow and transport dynamics via level-dependent hydrochemical parameter analysis, Weende-spring, Göttingen, Germany.

Christopher Koch (B.Sc. thesis, 2016): Laboratory experiments of gravity-driven unsaturated flow in fractured media: Dependence of travel-time distribution on fracture intersection geometry.

Faisal Hayat (M.Sc. thesis, cosupervision, 2015): Physics of Water Flow in Soil and Roots.

Nele Richter-Harder (M.Sc thesis., cosupervision, 2015): Effect of mucilage on the rhizosphere hydraulic characteristics.

Apoorv Jyoti (M.Sc. thesis, copsupervision, 2015): Numerical simulations of fluid-fluid interface sensitive tracers in two-phase porous media systems.

Aaron Peche (M.Sc. project, 2014): Verification of the SPH-Model described in Kordilla et al. (2014) by quantification of fluctuations using a Fourier-transform approach.