Geohydromodellierung

Dr. Addisalem Bitew Mitiku

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.310
Telefon: +49 431 880-3172
Telefax: +49 431 880-4376
abm@gpi.uni-kiel.de

Field of work

  • Numerical model development and simulations of multiphase-multicomponent systems
  • Numerical modelling of coupled processes induced by CO2 sequestration
  • Assessment of hydrodynamic behavior and geochemical interactions of CO2 in the subsurface
  • Code development and benchmarking

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 12/ 2013
    Research assistant at the Department of Geohydromodelling, Institute of Geosciences, Kiel University, Germany
  • 10/ 2009 - 12/ 2013
    PhD student within the CO2-MoPa Project at the Department of Geohydromodelling, Institute of Geosciences, Kiel University, Germany
    Dissertation: "Prognosis of hydraulic and geochemical long term effects of CO2 sequestration in saline formations"
  • 09/ 2007 - 09/ 2009
    M.Sc. studies in HydroInformatics and Water Management, Erasmus Mundus Joint MSc Course
  • 07/ 2005 - 09/ 2007
    Working as Assistant Lecturer at the Engineering Faculty of Bahir Dar University,  Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
  • 09/ 2000 - 07/ 2005
    B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
    Engineering Faculty of Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Publications

Publications

Journal articles

Mitiku, A. B., & Bauer, S. (2013). Optimal use of a dome-shaped anticline structure for CO2 storage: a case study in the North German sedimentary basin. Environmental Earth Sciences, 70(8), 3661–3673, doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2580-z. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-013-2580-z
Mitiku, A. B., Li, D., Bauer, S., & Beyer, C. (2013). Geochemical modelling of CO2–water–rock interactions in a potential storage formation of the North German sedimentary basin. Applied Geochemistry, 36, 168–186, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2013.06.008. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S088329271300156X

Conference proceedings

Graupner, B., Benisch, K., Mitiku, A. B., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2012). The effects of CO2 injection on Geochemistry and Aquifer properties investigated at a hypothetical storage site in the north German basin. In Abstracts of the EGU General Assembly 2012 (p. 13373). EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna (AT). Available at: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012EGUGA..1413373G
Graupner, B. J., Li, D., Benisch, K., Mitiku, A. B., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2012). The coupled multiphase flow and reactive transport simulator OGS-Eclipse for CO2 storage simulations. In IAHS-AISH publication (Vol. 355, pp. 261–266). ModelCARE 2011, Leipzig, D. Available at: http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=27729561
Graupner, B., Benisch, K., Mitiku, A. B., & Beyer, C. (2011). Development and Application of the coupled Eclipse-GeoSys Modelling System for CO2 saline aquifer storage. In Proceedings of the 1st Sustainable Earth Science Conference. 1st Sustainable Earth Science Conference, Valencia, ES.
Mitiku, A. B., Li, D., Bauer, S., & Beyer, C. (2011). Model Development and Application on the Feedback of Geochemical Reaction on Porosity and Permeability. In Proceeedings of the 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration. 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.

Theses

Mitiku, A. B. (2013). Prognosis of Hydraulic and Geochemical Long Term Effects of CO2 Sequestration in Saline Formations (Dissertation). Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, DE.
Mitiku, A. B. (2009). Modelling of International Transboundary Catchment Area – Roya Basin and its Data Harmonization Needs (M.Sc. Thesis). University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, FRA.