Majken Caroline Looms Zibar

Majken Caroline Looms Zibar

Associate Professor

CV – Associate Professor Majken C. Looms Zibar

Date of Birth: July 4th, 1975

Nationality: British (Born and raised in Denmark)

Telephone number: (+45) 61465488

E-mail: mcl@geo.ku.dk

Researcher ID: N-7471-2014

Orcid ID: 0000-0002-3831-6305                                                                                                 

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.dk/citations?user=zgPrcYEAAAAJ&hl=en

Education 

Feb. 21st, 2003  Technical University of Denmark, M.Sc., Environmental Engineering

May 15th, 2007  University of Copenhagen, PhD, Hydrogeophysics

Employments

2007 - 2009   University of Copenhagen (Post Doc)

2009 - 2015   University of Copenhagen (Assistant Professor)

2015 - date    University of Copenhagen (Associate Professor)

2010              Maternity leave (Feb. 1st – Nov. 21st, 2010)

2012/2013     Maternity leave (Feb. 3rd, 2012 – Feb. 12th, 2013)

Key Scientific Qualifications

Appointed member of Hydrology Section’s Hydrogeophysics Technical Committee under the American Geophysical Union from 2011.

Associate Editor of Vadose Zone Journal from 2014.

Member of 5 PhD assessment committees; Xiulan He, 2014; Ida B. Karlsson, 2015; Donghua Zhang, 2016; Julian Koch, 2016; Joost Iwema, 2017.

Principal organizer of the 5th International COSMOS workshop in Copenhagen in 2016.

Research group leader of the Water Resources Research group from 2017.

Publications (ISI H-index 9, ISI citations 287)

25 peer-reviewed international journal papers (1 more is accepted), 1 book chapter, 57 conference abstracts (15 first author), 4 invited talks (3 first author or presenter), 4 outstanding student paper award (2 first author).

Selected Funding Applications

2005: Equipment application from FNU for 420.000 DKK: “Måling af vandindhold og tracerkoncentrationer i jordens umættede zone ved hjælp af cross-borehole georadar- og resistivitetstomografi” (co-PI).

2006: “Hydrogeofysik”, rammebevilling from FNU for 1.001.780 DKK (technical secretary).

2007: Geocenter application “Hydrologiske og geofysiske undersøgelser af infiltration ved Hjelm Hede” 450.000 DKK incl. 8 months Post Doc salary for Majken Looms (co-PI).

2015: “Kortlægning af sandlinser i moræneler i den umættede zone ved brug af cross-borehole ground penetrating radar”, 90.040 DKK funded by Region Hovedstaden for proof-of-concept test af Kallerup Grusgrav (PI).

2016: “European training network on innovative imaging methods for heterogeneous aquifers - ENIGMA” funded by Marie Curie Innovative Training Networks 3,865,770 EURO, 2016 (Project member).

2017: “ Kortlægning af sand- og leraflejringer ved brug af cross-borehole ground penetrating radar på Gefionsvej 45”, 121.100 DKK funded by Region Hovedstaden for proof-of-concept test (PI).

2017: ”Geological characterization of clayey till using cross-borehole ground penetrating radar” funded by Geocenter Denmark, 2017, 2.3 mio DKK (PI)

2017: “Parametrisering og kvantificering af interceptionstab fra lokal til national skala” funded by Geocenter Denmark, 2017, 2.5 mio DKK (co-PI).

Supervision

Since 2005, supervised or co-supervised 7 Bachelor’s projects, 7 Master’s thesis projects and the following 7 PhD thesis projects:

Eline B. Haarder: “Hydrogeophysical investigations of unsaturated flow and transport”, 2009-2014.

Rune N. Lassen: “Experimental and numerical investigations of subsurface transport of gaseous CO2”, 2010-2014.                     

Mie Andreasen: “Hydrology and Cosmic radiation: Neutron intensity measurements and modeling at specific field locations”, 2012-2016.      

Johanna Keskinen: “Time-lapse cross-hole ground penetrating radar imaging”, 2012 -

Tanja Denager: “Water balance assessment for the HOBE hydrological observatory”, 2017 -

Joel T. Conde: “Multi-scale thermal imaging of groundwater upwelling in stream valleys”, 2017 -

Espen Bing Svendsen: “Geological characterization of clayey till using cross-borehole ground penetrating radar” (2017 - )                 

Involved in 4 additional PhD projects resulting in 6 peer-reviewed publications: Jacob Kidmose (University of Copenhagen), Sachin Karan (University of Copenhagen), Lars Christiansen (Technical University of Denmark), Marie Scholer (University of Lausanne, Switzerland).

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