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ACKERER Philippe

Directeur du LHyGeS

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Directeur de Recherche - CNRS

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Téléphone : +33(0)3 68 85 05 61

Research field

- Modelling of Flow and Transport in Natural Porous Media - Numerical and inverse methods.

Ongoing Research

  • Laboratory experiments and modelling of reactive transport.
  • Stochastic and multiscale inverse methods.
  • Modelling of large aquifer systems.
  • Migration of nanoparticles in soils and groundwater.

Short CV

Senior Research scientist at National Centre for Scientific Research – CNRS, France, Lab. d’Hydrologie et de Géochimie de Strasbourg (UMR 7517) since 2009.

Recent Expertise and Management activities

2018- ... Head of the Department ‘Laboratoire d’Hydrologie et de Géochimie de Strasbourg’, Strasbourg University - CNRS.
2018- ... European Community Expert for Horizon 2020.
2016 - ... Editor, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
2016 - ... Associate Editor, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology
2016 Expert for IAEA on Groundwater Modelling at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
2014 - … Expert for the Funding for National Science - Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique – FNRS, Belgium.
2012 - … Expert for Ministry of Reasearch and University, Italy (2-3 projects/year).
2013 - 2017 Head of the Ecole Doctorale ‘Sciences de la Terre et de l’Environnement de Strasbourg’, Strasbourg University.
2013 – 2016 Member of the National Committee in charge of the evaluation and recruitment of researchers for the French National Research Center (CNRS).

Peer-reviewed journal articles 2014-2018

1. Shao Q., Fahs M., Hoteit H., Carrera J., Ackerer P., Younes A., 2018. A 3D semi‐analytical solution for density‐driven flow in porous media. Water Resources Research,

2. Bernard, S., Daval, D, Ackerer, P., Pont, S., Meibom, A., 2018. Reply to ’No substantial long-term bias in the Cenozoic benthic foraminifera oxygen-isotope record’ Nature Communications, 9, Art.n° 2874, DOI : 10.1038/s41467-018-05304-3

3. Bouissonnie A., Daval D., Marinoni M., Ackerer P., 2018. From mixed flow reactor to column experiments and modeling : Upscaling of calcite dissolution rate. Chemical Geology, 487, 63-75, DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.04.017

4. Maina, F.H., Ackerer P., Younes A., Guadagnini A., Berkowitz B. 2018. Benchmarking numerical codes for tracer transport with the aid of laboratory-scale experiments in 2D heterogeneous porous media. J. of Contaminant Hydrology. 212, 55-64, DOI:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2017.06.001.

5. Belfort B., Toloni I., Ackerer P., Cotel S., Viville D., Lehmann F. 2018. Vadose Zone Modeling in a Small Forested Catchment : Impact of Water Pressure Head Sampling Frequency on 1D-Model Calibration. Geosciences, 8, 2, Art.n° UNSP 72, DOI : 10.3390/geosciences8020072

6. Fahs M., Koohbor B., Belfort B., Ataie-Ashtiani B., Simmons CT., Younes A., Ackerer P., 2018. A Generalized Semi-Analytical Solution for the Dispersive Henry Problem : Effect of Stratification and Anisotropy on Seawater Intrusion. Water, 10, 2, Art. n° UNSP 230, DOI : 10.3390/w10020230

7. Delay, F, Badri, H, Fahs, M, Ackerer, P. 2017. A comparison of discrete versus continous adjoint states to invert groundwater flow in heterogeneous dual porosity systems. Adv. Water Resour. 110, 1-18.

8. Younes, A ; Mara, T ; Fahs, M ; Grunberger, O ; Ackerer, P., 2017.Hydraulic and transport parameter assessment using column infiltration experiments. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., vol 21(5), 2263-2275.

9. Weill, S ; Delay, F, Pan, Y ; Ackerer, P, 2017. A low-dimensional subsurface model for saturated and unsaturated flow processes : ability to address heterogeneity. Computational Geosciences, 21(2), 301-314.

10. Hassane, FM ; Ackerer, P. 2017. Groundwater flow parameter estimation using refinement and coarsening indicators for adaptive downscaling parameterization. Advances in Water Resources, 100, 139-152.

11. Marinoni M., Carrayrou J., Lucas Y., Ackerer P., 2017. Thermodynamic equilibrium solutions through a modified Newton Raphson method. AIChE journal, 63(4), 1246-1262, DOI 10.1002/aic.15506.

12. Hassane, FM ; Ackerer, P. 2017. Ross scheme, Newton–Raphson iterative methods and time-stepping strategies for solving the mixed form of Richards’ equation. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., vol 21(5), 2667–2683.

13. Hassane FM, F. Delay, P. Ackerer. 2017. Estimating initial conditions for groundwater flow modeling using an adaptive inverse method. Journal of Hydrology, 552, 52–61.

14. M. Pollet-Villard, D. Daval, P. Ackerer, G. D. Saldi, K. G. Knauss, B. Wild, B. Fritz., 2017. Experimental study of dissolution kinetics of K-feldspar as a function of crystal structure anisotropy under hydrothermal conditions. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 17, 165 – 168.

15. S. Bernard, D. Daval, P. Ackerer, S. Pont, A. Meibom, 2017. Burial-induced oxygen-isotope re-equilibration of fossil foraminifera explains ocean paleotemperature paradoxes. Nature Communications 8, 1134 doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01225-9.

16. Ackerer J., Chabaux F., Van der Woerd J., Viville D., Pelt E., Kali E., Lerouge C., Ackerer P., Di Chiara R., Négrel P., 2016. Regolith evolution at millennial timescale from U-Th-Ra isotopes and in situ cosmogenic 10Be analyses in a weathering profile (Strengbach catchment, France). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, (453), 33-43.

17. Beaulieu E., Lucas Y. Chabaux F., Ackerer P., Godderis Y., Pierret M.C., 2016. Hydrological and vegetation response to climate change in a forested mountainous catchment. Model. Earth Syst. Environ., 2:191, DOI 10.1007/s40808-016-0244-1.

18. Delay F., Ackerer P., 2016. The reduction of hydrological models for less tedious practical applications. CR. Geosciences, doi : 10.1016/j.crte.2015.08.002

19. Fahs M., Ataie-Ashtiani B., Younes A., Simmons G.T., Ackerer P., 2016. The Henry problem : New semianalytical solution for velocity-dependent dispersion. Water Resour. Res., 52, 7382–7407, doi:10.1002/2016WR019288.

20. Marinoni M. ; Delay F., Ackerer P., Riva M., Guadagnini A., 2016. Identification of groundwater flow parameters using reciprocal data from hydraulic interference tests. Journal of Hydrology. http://dx.doi/org/10.1016/j.hydrol.2015.05.019

21. Pollet-Villard M., Daval D., Ackerer P., Saldi G. D., Wild B., Knauss K. G., Fritz B. 2016. Does crystallographic anisotropy prevent the conventional treatment of aqueous mineral reactivity ? 2016. A case study based on K-feldspar dissolution kinetics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 190, 294–308,

22. Pollet-Villard M., Daval D., Fritz B., Knauss K.G., Schäfer G., Ackerer P., 2016. Influence of etch pit development on the surface area and dissolution kinetics of the orthoclase (001) surface. Chemical Geology, 447, 79-92.

23. Toloni I., Lehmann F., Ackerer P., 2016. Modeling the Effects of Water Content on TiO2 Nanoparticles Transport in Porous Media, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology,

24. Sanchez-Vila X., Ackerer P., Delay F., Guadagnini A., 2016. Characterization of reciprocity gaps from interference tests in fractured media through a dual porosity model. Water Resources Research,

25. Seki K., Ackerer P., Lehmann F., (2015).Sequential estimation of hydraulic parameters in layered soil using limited data. Geoderma, 247-248, 117-128, DOI : 10.1016/j.geoderma.2015.02.013.

26. Foddis ML, Ackerer P., Montisci A., Uras G., (2015). ANN based approach for the estimation aquifer pollutant source behavior. Water Science and Technology, doi:10.2166/ws.2015.087

27. Pan Y., Weill S., Ackerer P., Delay F. A coupled stream flow and depth-integrated subsurface flow model for catchment hydrology. J. Hydrol, 530, 66-78, doi : 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.09.44.

28. Toloni I., F. Lehmann, P. Ackerer, (2014). A Predictive Model for the Transfer of TiO2 Nanoparticles in Saturated Porous Media : Water Velocity Effect. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 171, 42-48.

29. P. Ackerer, N. Trottier, F. Delay (2014). Flow in double-porosity aquifers : parameter estimation using an adaptive multiscale method Advances in Water Resources(IF 1.8), , 73 (2014) 108–122.

30. S. Weill, R. di Chiara-Roupert, P. Ackerer (2014). Accuracy and efficiency of time integration methods for 1D diffusive wave equation. Computational Geosciences (IF 0.7), DOI 10.1007/s10596-014-9417-z.

31. Trottier, N., Delay, F., Bildstein, O., Ackerer, P. (2014). Inversion of a dual-continuum approach to flow in a karstified limestone : Insight into aquifer heterogeneity revealed by well-test interferences. Journal of Hydrology (IF 2.2), 508, 157-169.