Stephan Schulz

Dr. Stephan Schulz

+49 6151 16-22092
+49 6151 16-23601

Schnittspahnstraße 9
64287 Darmstadt

Office: B2|02 218

Field of research

  • Hydrology and hydrogeology of arid regions
  • Numerical groundwater flow modelling
  • Conceptual hydrological modelling
  • Groundwater recharge


  • Introduction to groundwater modelling
  • Advanced groundwater modelling
  • Unsaturated zone processes/groundwater recharge
  • Co-supervision of Hydrogeology PhD program at Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Academic career

  • Since 02/2016 Postdoctoral researcher at Technical University Darmstadt, Institute of Applied Geosciences, Hydrogeology Group
  • 11/2011 to 01/2016 PhD Student at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department: Catchment Hydrology – PhD-thesis title: “Experimental and numerical studies on the water balance of the Upper Mega Aquifer system, Arabian Peninsula”
  • 10/2005 to 10/2011 Student at Technical University Freiberg, Studies: Geoecology – Diploma-thesis title: “Groundwater recharge estimation using the hydrological model J2000g in the Zarqa River Catchment, NW-Jordan”


  • Award for outstanding scientific achievements in 2017 from „Die Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität zu Darmstadt e.V."
  • Dresdner Grundwasserforschungspreis 2017 der Stiftung zur Förderung der “Wissenschaftlichen Schule Zunker-Busch-Luckner”
  • Summa cum laude for the PhD Thesis
  • HIGRADE presentation award at the HIGRADE Spring Conference 2014


  • IAH (International Association of Hydrogeologists)
  • FH-DGGV (Fachsektion Hydrogeologie in der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft-Geologischen Vereinigung e.V.)
  • MOXXI working group (Measurements & Observations in the 21st Century) of the IAHS International Association of Hydrological Sciences)


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