Berkeley Lab

Jens Birkholzer
(510) 486-7134
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Jens Birkholzer is a Staff Scientist in the Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he currently serves as the Deputy Division Director and leads the Nuclear Energy & Waste Program. Dr. Birkholzer’s area of expertise is subsurface hydrology with emphasis on coupled fluid, gas, solute and heat transport in complex subsurface systems. His research consists of modeling and data evaluation related to risk/performance assessment, e.g., for geologic disposal of radioactive wastes, for geologic CO2 storage, and for environmental remediation.