Geomechanics and Geotechnics

Katrin Sembdner, M.Sc.

Ludwig-Meyn-Straße 10, R. 466
Phone: +49 431 880-2854
Telefax: +49 431 880-4376

Research interests


  • Zarghaam Haider Rizvi, Mohammad Arsalan Khan, Katrin Sembdner, Syed Faizan Husain “Numerical Modelling of crack wave interaction with BEM”, ICCMMEMS 2018, Materials Today: Proceedings, Jalandhar, India. 15-17 March 2018. (accepted)
  • K. Sembdner, H. Anbergen & F. Wuttke, “Thermo-hydraulic coupled modelling: Analysis of thermal enhanced backfill structures and materials for near-shore power cables”, ICEGT 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, August 2016, Kiel, Germany
  • Z. H. Rizvi, K. Sembdner, A.S. Sattari and F.Wuttke, 2016, Potential of nano material (SiC) for improving the thermal properties of sand, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics (ICEGT 2016, Kiel, Germany, 29-31 August 2016), (DOI: 10.1201/b21938-66 ).
  • Z.H. Rizvi, H.B. Motra, K.  Sembdner, A.S. Sattari, F. Wuttke,“ Time lapsed monitoring and numerical simulation of thermo-mechanical properties of fractured porous rock“, Interpore 8th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting, May 2016, Ohio, Cincinnati, USA
  • Z. Rizvi, F. Wuttke, and K. Sembdner, "Thermal analysis of submarine power cable considering natural convection", 1st International Conference of Geo-Energy and Geo-Environment, December 2015, Hongkong
  • H. Anbergen, K. Sembdner, M. Kremmer, T. Christoffers & S.  Metge, „Untersuchungen der geothermischen Eigenschaften von Bettungsmaterialien für Near-Shore Kabeltrassen“, Geothermiekongress DGK, November 2015, Essen, Germany
  • Hailemariam, H., D. Shrestha, K. Sembdner, F. Wuttke, and N. Wagner, "Effect of Hydro-mechanical changes on the relationship between thermal conductivity and Dielectric permittivity of soils", Second EAGE Workshop on Geomechanics and Energy, 13-15 October, 2015, Celle, Germany 

Research Projects

  • BioSolidEncap - Stabilisation of Tailing slopes by controlled Bio-cementation ,  Cooperation partner: Sensatec Biosrvices Köln GmbH, BMWi/ZIM, 2018-2020.
  • GEOMOE - Spezialized structures and materials for high-voltage offshore cable backfill and embeddingCooperation partner: Christoffers On and Subsea, APS GmbH, Testing Bluhm & Feuerherdt GmbH, BMWi, 2015-2017. (completed)