Short CV/Education and training

  • 1989 – 1995
    Studied physics at the University of Tübingen, University of Hamburg and Heidelberg University, Germany

  • 1996 – 2000
    Doctorate in environmental sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1996 – 2002
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich

  • 2000 – 2003
    Postdoc in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, UK

  • 2003 – 2008
    Emmy Noether group at the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany

  • Since 2008
    Professor of fluid mechanics and environmental physics in civil engineering at the University of Hannover, Germany

Selected publications

  • Vasin, M. et al.: Drainage in heterogeneous sand columns with different geometric structure. In: Advances in Water Resources 31(9), 2008. pp. 1205-1220.

  • Neuweiler, I., Cirpka, O. A.: Homogenization of Richards Equation in Permeability Fields with Different Connectivities. In: Water Resources Research 41, W02009, doi:10.1029/2004WR003329, 2005.

  • Neuweiler, I., Sorensen, I., Kinzelbach, W.: Experimental and theoretical investigations of drainage in horizontal rough-walled fractures with different correlation structures. In: Advances in Water Resources 27, 2004. pp. 1217-1231.

  • Neuweiler, I. et al.: Large scale mixing for immiscible displacement in heterogeneous porous media. In: Transport in Porous Media 51, 2003. pp. 287-314.

  • Neuweiler I., Attinger, S., Kinzelbach, W.: Macrodispersion in a radially diverging flow field with finite Peclet numbers, 1.: Perturbation theory approach, Water Resources Research 37(3), 2001. pp. 481-493.

Selected projects

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) project: Infiltration fronts in heterogeneous porous media (within the framework of Research Unit FOR 1083)

  • Completed DFG project: Upscaling and quantification of uncertainty with stochastic/numerical methods

  • Completed DFG project: Effective parameters for DNAPL infiltration


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