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Dr.-Ing.

Katharina Heck

Academic Staff
Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems
Department of Hydromechanics and Modelling of Hydrosystems

Contact

+49 711 685 64719
+49 711 685 54719

Business card (VCF)

Pfaffenwaldring 61
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
Room: 1.007

Office Hours

By appointment only

Abitur

June 2010 in Kirchheim/Teck (Germany)

Academic Degrees

2013: Bachelor of Science in Geoecology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Germany)
2016: Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, University of Stuttgart (Germany)
2020: Defense of Doctoral Thesis, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Academic Career

2016-2020: Doctoral Researcher within SFB 1313, Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, University of Stuttgart (Germany)
since 2021: Postdoctoral Researcher within SFB 1313, Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Member of the SFB 1313 Management Team

publications

  1. (Journal-) Articles

    1. Heck, K., Coltman, E., Schneider, J., & Helmig, R. (2020). Influence of Radiation on Evaporation Rates: A Numerical Analysis. Water Resources Research, 56(10), e2020WR027332. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR027332
    2. Bahlmann, L. M., Smits, K. M., Heck, K., Coltman, E., Helmig, R., & Neuweiler, I. (2020). Gas Component Transport Across the Soil-Atmosphere Interface for Gases of Different Density: Experiments and Modeling. Water Resources Research, 56(9), e2020WR027600. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR027600
    3. Koch, T., Gläser, D., Weishaupt, K., Ackermann, S., Beck, M., Becker, B., Burbulla, S., Class, H., Coltman, E., Emmert, S., Fetzer, T., Grüninger, C., Heck, K., Hommel, J., Kurz, T., Lipp, M., Mohammadi, F., Scherrer, S., Schneider, M., … Flemisch, B. (2020). DuMux 3 – an open-source simulator for solving flow and transport problems in porous media with a focus on model coupling. Computers & Mathematics with Applications. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.camwa.2020.02.012
    4. Koch, T., Heck, K., Schröder, N., Class, H., & Helmig, R. (2018). A new simulation framework for soil-root interaction, evaporation, root growth, and solute transport. Vadose Zone Journal. https://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2017.12.0210
    5. Koch, T., Gläser, D., Weishaupt, K., Ackermann, S., Beck, M., Becker, B., Burbulla, S., Class, H., Coltman, E., Fetzer, T., Flemisch, B., Grüninger, C., Heck, K., Hommel, J., Kurz, T., Lipp, M., Mohammadi, F., Schneider, M., Seitz, G., … Weinhardt, F. (2018). DuMuX 3.0.0. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2479595
    6. Trautz, A., Illangasekare, T., Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., Heck, K., & Helmig, R. (2017). Development of an experimental approach to study coupled soil-plant-atmosphere processes using plant analogs. Water Resources Research, 53.
  2. Theses

    1. Heck, K. (2016). Numerical and experimental investigation of soil-root interactions [Masterthesis].
  3. PhDs

    1. Heck, K. (2021). Modelling and analysis of multicomponent transport at the interface between free- and porous-medium flow - influenced by radiation and roughness [Promotionsschrift, Eigenverlag des Instituts für Wasser- und Umweltsystemmodellierung der Universität Stuttgart]. In Mitteilungsheft (Vol. 280). https://doi.org/10.18419/opus-11635

posters

  1. R. Helmig, E. Coltman, T. Fetzer, and K. Heck, “Coupling free and porous-media flow,” Gordon Research Conference on Flow and Transport in Permeable Media, 08.07.2018 - 13.07.2018, Newry, ME, USA. Jul. 2018.

supervised student assignements

  1. Transport Properties from Entropy Scaling using PC-SAFT Equation of State for the Modelling of Subsurface Hydrogen Storage. (2021). (Masterarbeit). Institut für Wasser-und Umweltsystemmodellierung, Lehrstuhl für Hydromechanik und Hydrosystemmodellierung, Universität Stuttgart.
  2. Untersuchung des lokalen thermischen Nicht-Gleichgewichts bei der thermochemischen Wärmespeicherung. (2020). (Projektarbeit). Universität Stuttgart.
  3. Modelling of Isotope Transport and Evaporation Rates at the Porous Medium Free-Flow Interface. (2019). (Masterarbeit). Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Wasser-und Umweltsystemmodellierung, Lehrstuhl für Hydromechanik und Hydrosystemmodellierung.
  4. Vergleich von Mehrkomponentendiffusionsansätzen im Kontext der Anwendung auf Brennstoffzellen. (2019). (bachelor thesis).
  5. Modelling hydrodynamic dispersion under two-phase flow conditions. (2018). (Masterarbeit). Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Wasser-und Umweltsystemmodellierung, Lehrstuhl für Hydromechanik und Hydrosystemmodellierung.
  6. Modelling of salt precipitation and comparison with experimental results. (2018). (Masterthesis).
  7. Abschätzung von Möglichkeiten der Wärmegewinnung aus Grundwasser und Entwicklung eines Programms für eine Parameterstudie. (2017). (Bachelorarbeit). Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Wasser- und Umweltsystemmodellierung.

Current research projects

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