Kluge, C.

Since November 2016, Guest PhD at TU Delft
Topic:Sustainability of Fracture Permeability under varying Pressure and Temperature - An Integrated Experimental and Numerical Study
Geothermal Energy Systems at GFZ German Research Centre for Geoscience, Potsdam, Germany

Work Experience

2015: Internship at IF Technology Arnhem, The Netherlands

  • Studying common procedures in acid treatments and hydraulic stimulation in geothermal projects
  • Providing knowledge base to establish practical stimulation guidelines to Dutch geothermal projects

2011-2014: Research Assistant & Reservoir Geologist at geomecon GmbH in Berlin, Germany

  • Determination of the variety of geomechanical and petrophysical parameters in the laboratory
  • Monitoring of acoustic emissions during rock testing experiments
  • Testing and evaluating numerical fracture simulation software in the development phase


2016, Master in Petroleum Engineering and Geology at TU Delft, The Netherlands

2014, Bachelor in Geosciences at University of Potsdam, Germany:

  • Thesis: Monitoring of the Kaiser Effect for saturated and unsaturated Brazilian Disk experiments with granite

2013, Erasmus semester at University of Bergen, Norway


  • Geomechanics
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Fluid flow in porous rocks
  • Geology

Christian Kluge

Guest PhD Student

  • C.Kluge@tudelft.nl
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

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