0 Benjamin Busch

Dr. Benjamin Busch

  • Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften -
    Strukturgeologie & Tektonik

    KIT - Karlsruher Institut für Technologie,
    Campus Süd

    Adenauerring 20a
    76131 Karlsruhe

Dr. Benjamin Busch

Research areas

  • Reservoir Quality Prediction Modeling
  • Structural Diagenesis
  • Sedimentology


  • Management of lab facilities
  • Steering committee for the management of the mechanical workshop
  • Committee for reorganization of Applied Geoscience MSc study program in university's self administration
  • Teaching of course Field Methods and contributions to course Reservoir Geology
  • Management of field courses Reservoir-Geology and Field Methods


  • Teaching: undergraduate and postgraduate students in the field: Scotland, SW-England, Germany
  • Analytical: fracture analysis with WellCad, petrography, cathodolumiscence, paragenetic sequences
  • Numerical: reservoir quality prediction modeling with TouchStone, statistical analysis of deformation bands

Publication overview


 2013-2016 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Applied Geosciences at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Thesis title: Impact of grain coatings on quartz overgrowth and reservoir properties

Supervision: Prof. Dr. Christoph Hilgers (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and Prof. Dr. Helge Stanjek (RWTH Aachen University)

 2010-2013 M.Sc. program Applied Geosciences at RWTH Aachen University, Major: Geology – Geochemistry – Resources (now: Energy and Mineral Resources – EMR), Thesis title: Structural Diagenesis of unconventional shales and a Rotliegend reservoir in central and northern Germany
 2007-2010 B.Sc. program Applied Geosciences at RWTH Aachen University, Major: Geology– Geochemistry – Resources, Thesis: Mapping project on land slides in Greece

Peer-Review Publications

Conference contributions