Experience

Scientific researcher

(1 Dec 2013 - present)
at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN),
Institute for environment, health and safety,
Engineered and geosystems analysis
Mol, Belgium

Teaching experience

  • Practical introduction to groundwater modelling. - Marijke Huysmans & Bart Rogiers, IAH Belgium short course, February 18, 25 and March 3, Brussels.
  • Hydrogeology teaching assistant, KU Leuven (2010 - 2013)

Student supervision

  • Cas Neyens. Analysis of pumping tests in a sandy aquifer in Northern Belgium. MSc thesis, Faculty of Science, KU Leuven, 163 pp.
    University promoter: Huysmans M; Supervisors: Gedeon M, Laloy E, Rogiers B
  • Laura Janssens. 2015. Omzetting van digitale foto’s van ontsluitingen in hydraulische conductiviteit, met behulp van beeldanalyse en luchtpermeameter datasets. Unpublished BSc thesis, Faculty of Science, KU Leuven, 38 pp.
    University promoter: Huysmans M; Supervisor: Rogiers B
  • Tijs Hoedemakers. 2015. Pomp- en dilutietesten in de Neogene aquifer, in en rond de nucleaire zone te Mol-Dessel- Geel. Unpublished BSc thesis, Faculty of Science, KU Leuven, 42 pp.
    University promoter: Huysmans M; Supervisors: Rogiers B, Gedeon M
  • Bennett G. 2014. Integration of detailed borehole core measurements and pump test data from the aquifers below the Boom Clay in a groundwater flow model. Unpublished MSc thesis, Faculty of Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 78 pp.
    University promoter: Huysmans M; Supervisors: Rogiers B, Vandersteen K
  • Potums L. 2014. Gedetailleerde karakterisatie van boorkernen uit de diepe aquifers rond de Boomse klei, met behulp van een luchtpermeameter. Unpublished BSc thesis, Faculty of Science, KU Leuven, 51 pp.
    University promoter: Huysmans M; Supervisor: Rogiers B
  • Winters P. 2012. Haalbaarheidsstudie voor de gedetailleerde opmeting van de hydraulische conductiviteit op boorkernen, met behulp van een luchtpermeameter. Unpublished BSc thesis, Faculty of Science, KU Leuven, 40 pp.
    University promoter: Huysmans M; Supervisor: Rogiers B

Examination committees

  • Nhu Viet Ha, Spatio-temporal prediction of land subsidence using GIS-based 3D geological, geotechnical and groundwater flow models in Hanoi city (Vietnam). PhD thesis, Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. February 2016.
  • Nafyad Serre Kawo, Model Based Evaluation of the Protection Zones around the WaterGroep Public Drinking Water Well Field in Huiskens (Korbeek-Lo), Belgium. Interuniversity programme: Master of Science in Physical Land Resources, Universiteit Gent - Vrije Universiteit Brussel. September 2013.

Peer reviewing

Stays abroad

  • Scientific visit to CSIRO Land & Water and Flinders University, Adelaide. May 22 – June 15, 2013.

Education

PhD in Geology

(23 Nov 2009 - 22 Nov 2013; graduated on 27/11/2013)
Mol, Belgium
at SCK•CEN & KU Leuven

Thesis
Conditional Stochastic Simulation of Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport in a Sandy Aquifer at Mol/Dessel.

Supervisory committee
Prof. Dr. O. Batelaan; Dr. Ir. D. Mallants; Dr. M. Gedeon; Prof. Dr. Ir. M. Huysmans; Prof. Dr. Ir. Alain Dassargues

Additional members of the jury
Prof. Dr. N. Vandenberghe; Prof. Dr. R. Swennen; Prof. Dr. Ir. J. Vanderborght; Prof. Dr. P. Dietrich

Internship

(Sep 2008 - Mar 2009)
at the Flemish Environment Agency,
Operational Water Management,
Groundwater Management
Brussels, Belgium

Subject
River restoration of the Zwarte Beek between Beringen and Diest: evaluation of the impact on the groundwater system.

Guidance
J. Lermytte

Master of Science in Geology

(magna cum laude; Sep 2007 - Jun 2009; graduated on 02/07/2009)
at KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Thesis
Interpretation of the heat-flow density in the deep wells Soumagne, Grand-Halleux and Havelange in Belgium, by means of a numerical coupled heat transport and groundwater flow model.

Promoters
Prof. Dr. N. Vandenberghe; Dr. M. Huysmans

Bachelor of Science in Geology

(Major Subject: Option Physics)
(cum laude; Sep 2004 - Jun 2007; graduated on 05/07/2007)
at KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Thesis
The meaning of heat-flow density measurements in the wells Grand-Halleux, Soumagne, Meer and Havelange.

Promoters
Prof. Dr. N. Vandenberghe; Dr. M. Huysmans

Extracurricular courses

  • An introduction to Bayesian computing with INLA. - Håvard Rue, July 8, 2014, Mines ParisTech, France.
  • Advanced stochastic simulations. - Christian Lantuéjoul & Thomas Romary, July 7, 2014, Mines ParisTech, France.
  • Short course on underlying R&D for the disposal of radioactive waste. - SCK•CEN Academy, March 19-20, 2014, Mol.
  • Version control with subversion. Geert-Jan Bex (ICTS KU Leuven), February 26, 2013, Leuven.
  • HPC introduction. - Martijn Oldenhof (ICTS KU Leuven), February 19, 2013, Leuven.
  • Advanced R programming topics. - Jan Wijffels, BNOSAC, October 18-19, 2012, Leuven.
  • Upgrade your written English. - Antoine Vermeire, April 19, May 3 & 4, 2012, Mol.
  • Latex - introduction. - ICTS KU Leuven, March 29 & 30, 2012, Leuven.
  • Data Mining in Practice. - Computer Sciences Department KU Leuven, February 6-7 , 2012, Leuven.
  • Speedreading. - Bernard Lernout, October 11, 2011, Mol.
  • Scientific Writing & Speaking. - Antoine Vermeire, March 2, 9, 21 & 28, 2011, Mol.
  • Global Sensitivity Analysis Techniques for Probabilisitc Groundwater Modeling. - Srikanta Mishra, September 21, 2010, Valencia.
  • 2nd Summer School on Flow and Transport in Porous and Fractured Media. - CNRS, August 16-28, 2010, Cargèse.
  • Inverse Modelling in Earth and Environmental Sciences. - Jasper Vrugt & Sander Huisman, July 26-29, 2010, Leuven.
  • Meet the expert in hydrology - Round tables among young and established scientists. - Jezus Carrera, May 5, 2010, Vienna.
  • Short Course on Geostatistical Analysis of Environmental Data. - Pierre Goovaerts, March 8-12, 2010, Gainesville.
  • Introduction to R. - ICTS KU Leuven & LStat, February 22-23, 2010, Leuven.
  • Multivariate data analysis, with applications. - ICTS KU Leuven & LStat, February 8-10, 2010, Leuven.
  • Hydrological modelling and uncertainty analysis. - Wouter Buytaert, January 18, 2010, Louvain-la-Neuve.

Grants and Awards

  • SCK•CEN PhD scholarship 2009-2013

Other skills and qualifications

Languages

  • Dutch: Mother tongue
  • English: Fluent
  • French: Basic

Software


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