Education

Current Postdocs

NES unit Name Project
LES Francesco Marafatto  
LES Dan Miron ThermAc
LES Benjamin Cvetkovic C-14

Current PhD Students

NES unit Name Title Supervisor
LES Pietro Luraschi Evolution of transport properties, mineralogy and porosity of cement-clay interfaces Prof. S. Churakov, PD Dr. T. Gimmi, Universität Bern and PSI; Dr. L. Van Loon, Dr. N. Prasianakis, PSI
LES Philipp Krejci Transport of sorbed species in clays PD Dr. T. Gimmi, Universität Bern and PSI; Dr. W. Pfingsten, Dr. L. Van Loon, PSI
LES Latina Nedyalkova A structural and thermodynamic study of the intercalation of selenium(IV), selenium(-II), sulfur(-II) and iodine(-I) in AFm phases PD Dr. U. Mäder, Universität Bern, Dr. B. Lothenbach, EMPA, Dr. E. Wieland, PSI
LES Silvan Wick Sorption properties of thallium on clay minerals and Mn-oxides (birnessite) and speciation and solubility of thallium in soils Prof. B. Wehrli, ETH Zürich, Dr. A. Voegelin, EAWAG, Dr. B. Baeyens, PSI
LES Andrea Mancini Thermodynamics and spectroscopic investigations of Fe and S speciation in anoxic cementitious systems Prof. B. Wehrli, ETH Zürich, Dr. B. Lothenbach, EMPA, Dr. E. Wieland, PSI
LES Leonardo Hax Damiani Modelling transport across reactive interfaces Prof. S. Churakov, Universität Bern and PSI, PD Dr. G. Kosakowski, PSI
LES Cornelia Wigger Anion accessibility in low argillaceous rocks (ANPOR) PD Dr. U. Mäder, Universität Bern, PD Dr. T. Gimmi, Universität Bern and PSI, Dr. L. Van Loon, PSI
LES Annamária Kéri Detailed understanding of metal adsorption on clay minerals obtained by combining atomistic simulation and X-ray spectroscopy Prof. S. Churakov, Universität Bern and PSI,
Dr. R. Dähn, PSI

Past Postdocs

NES unit Name Project
LES Alina Yapparova COTHERM

Past PhD Students

NES unit Name Title Link to thesis
LES Yanhua Chen PhD topic: Retardation of low-molecular weight organic compounds in clays  
LES Amir Shafizadeh PhD topic: Porosity and structural changes at cement/clay interfaces and their relations to transport properties  
LES Jenna Poonoosamy PhD topic: Dissolution-Precipitation in Porous Media: Experiments and Modelling Thesis
LES Daniela Soltermann PhD topic: Ferrous iron uptake mechanisms at the montmorillonite-water interface under anoxic and electrochemically reduced conditions Diss., ETH Zürich, Nr. 22103

Teaching

NES unit Name Course University
LES Prof. Dr. Sergey Churakov Crystal Optics Universität Bern
LES Prof. Dr. Sergey Churakov Crystallography I + II and Practical Course Universität Bern
LES PD Dr. Wolfgang Hummel Nuclear Energy Systems ETH Zürich
LES PD Dr. Wolfgang Hummel Landfilling, Contaminated Sites and Radioactive Waste Repositories ETH Zürich
LES PD Dr. Georg Kosakowski Geostatistics Universität Bern
LES Dr. Enzo Curti Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste Universität Bern
LES Dr. Thomas Gimmi Geochemical Modelling II: Reactive-Transport Modelling (prer) Universität Bern
LES Dr. Wilfried Pfingsten Modelling of Processes in Soils and Aquifers ETH Zürich